How does a hero in Hindi masala film makes an entry in the film? Just remember some blockbusters from Bollywood and simply this image will occur in your mind. A hero coming out of no where; in a car, on a bike or just simply coming out from a poster announcing his grand arrival..Yes, `Phata poster nikla hero` is what expresses best the myth of a hero in Indian movies and the madness of peole just wanting to see him on screen. Then the hero fights and save the girl. Haha, indeed a cliche but this works and has been working for a long time. Pick up any South Indian movie and you will realize what Phata poster nikla hero means.
Recently a number of films which went on to become superhit happen to be remakes of South and have successfully churned out that potboiler action formula .Only this time for the better as audience just seems to be loving it !We might say that those are not works of true cinema but a movie is for one and for all. The grand arrival of hero just gets the audience excited and they simply flock to movie theatres to have a glimpse of their favourite star. After all , a hero is not supposed to do normal stuff or better to say normal in extraordinary hero style!
And to be honest, at some point of time we all want to be like the `Phata poster nikla hero` in our lives so that we can escape from the boredom of life, only to find much adventure. But the hard truth is that it doesn`t happen in real life. So till the time we experience our own hero moment , let us revel in watching movies and when the hero arrives, we whistle and scream `Phata poster nikla hero`