SHOCKING! Joram director Devashish Makhija is BANKRUPT after Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'didn't get any of his money back': He reveals, 'I can't even afford to buy a bike': Bollywood News

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Director Devashish Makhija, known for his critically acclaimed films like ajji and the recent black thriller Joram starring Manoj Bajpayee, opened up about facing serious financial difficulties after the commercial failure of Joram.

SHOCKING!  Joram director Devashish Makhija is BANKRUPT after Manoj Bajpayee starrer SHOCKING!  Joram director Devashish Makhija is BANKRUPT after Manoj Bajpayee starrer

SHOCKING! Joram director Devashish Makhija is BANKRUPT after Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'didn't get any of his money back' – he reveals: 'I can't even afford to buy a bike'

In a candid interview with Pranav Chokhani, the filmmaker revealed that despite being active in the film industry for over two decades, he has not been able to make a profit from any of his projects. The financial burden of Joram's The box office failure has left him bankrupt, struggling to pay rent and even unable to afford a bicycle. “I'm over 40 and I can't even afford to buy a bicycle,” he said.

Devashish further added, “I have not made money from any of my films. I'm having a hard time paying the rent. Because Joram I didn't get any of his money back, I'm bankrupt. I haven't paid rent in the last five months. Main landlord abhi ke aage haath-pair jod raha hoon ke yaar mujhe ghar se mat nikalo (I beg my landlord not to evict me from my house). That is the price you have to pay if you want to prioritize your art.”

Devashihs is not new to financial struggles. During the interview he recalled that his debut film, ajji (2017), made on a shoestring budget of just Rs 1 million, managed to earn just Rs 15 lakh. While Joram Receiving praise at film festivals around the world, its limited theatrical run in India and lack of presence on major streaming platforms have not helped it recoup its costs.

Also read: Manoj Bajpayee seems unhappy with Joram's marketing; He says: “I feel like it should have had a much bigger release.”

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