Musicals have always enthralled viewers, transporting them to another world, away from their real life worries. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has always been the beacon of true love and romance for generations! The new live-action romantic musical starring youth icon Emma Watson and Dan Stevens is all set to release soon.
In 1991, the animated version wowed audiences and remains one of the most beautiful romances of all time. The film was a box office success, grossing $425 million worldwide. Beauty and the Beast received positive reviews; it won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and became the first animated film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2017, the story and characters audiences know and love come to spectacular life in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” releasing on 17th March, a live-action musical adaptation of the studio’s animated classic featuring an extraordinary ensemble cast, including: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci with Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson.
Now that La La Land, a lovely musical has bagged many laurels at the recently concluded Oscars, and Beauty And The Beast releasing soon, here’s out top Musical picks that are a must watch!
1. The Sound Of Music- The multiple Oscar winning film was a major commercial success, becoming the number one box office movie after four weeks, and the highest-grossing film of 1965. One of Julie Andrew’s best films, the songs from the film such as ‘Do-Re-Mi’, “My Favourite Things” etc are still considered the best movie songs of all time.
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