office performance

‘SOTY’ huge responsibility for Karan Johar


August 12th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Karan Johar says that his next directorial venture "Student Of The Year" (SOTY) is a big responsibility on him as the future of three ... Read more...

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Films have become marketing product: Shekhar Kapur


July 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is upset how marketing and box-office performance of a film are becoming the parameters of success rather than the film itself."It's sad that ... Read more...

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Now I know why Chetan Bhagat is famous: Amrita Puri (Movie Snippets)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, who will be seen in "Kai Po Che", a big screen adaptation of "3 Mistakes of My Life", says after reading the ... Read more...

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Children should stay away from ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’


June 27th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" is a complete no-no for children, says actor Tusshar Kapoor who will be seen in the adult comedy."Kids cannot see ... Read more...

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(After 11)Buying film’s rights is like paying tribute: Ajay Devgn


June 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) If one is inspired by a movie, its rights should be bought to make one's own version, actor Ajay Devgn suggests, adding this is akin ... Read more...

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Believe in good story, not stars: Vidhu Vinod Chopra


May 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There is no lead actress in "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", but producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra is confident about the film's box office performance and says he ... Read more...

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Movie goers’ thumbs up to ‘Titanic 3D’, earns Rs.6.1 crore


April 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The 3D version of James Cameron's epic love story "Titanic" has garnered Rs.6.1 crore in the opening weekend and is said to be the highest ... Read more...

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Sequel of ‘The Dark Night’ to Hit Screens in 2012


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Fans of the Batman films have a reason to rejoice. Producers Warner Bros. have announced that a sequel to their 2008 blockbuster "The Dark Night' will ... Read more...

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Iron Man 2 was tough: Robert Downey Jr


April 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Robert Downey Jr, who's Iron Man stormed the box office, had a tough time shooting for its sequel "Iron Man 2'. He said that shooting ... Read more...

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Box-office satisfaction always comes first: Mahesh Manjrekar


February 17th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Mahesh Manjrekar, who returns to direction with the "City Of Gold", says a film cannot be made without money therefore its box office performance is vital for ... Read more...

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Superstar, no matter what


July 15th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Successful actors in tinsel town are referred to as STARS. No matter how bad a hit their films take at box-office, they, like real heroes come out unscathed, winning a million ... Read more...

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‘Kambakkht Ishq’ grosses Rs.1 bn in first week


July 10th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Despite mixed reviews for its weak storyline, Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor starrer romantic comedy "Kambakkht Ishq" has grossed Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) at the box office ... Read more...

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Paying Guests sets Box Office bells ringing for Mukta Arts


June 24th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paritosh Painter's laugh riot is the seasons first box office successParitosh Painter's Paying Guests may have opened on a weak note but word of mouth started to catch up as the ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai takes his ‘Tuesday’ to Cannes


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaLast year, Neeraj Pandey directed 'A Wednesday' had shocked the nation by it's contemporary theme, execution and an ultimate box office performance. Turning out of a cult film, 'A ... Read more...

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Madhavan on a signing spree after 13B success


May 5th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder Tuteja13B, which was not just a critical success but also saw reasonably good returns at the box office over an extended period, has propelled Madhavan's career in Bollywood. He ... Read more...

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50:50 revenue sharing norm in the US a bluff?


April 9th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood producers have gone on an indefinite strike from April 4th and will not be releasing any new film till the matter between them and the multiplex owners over revenue sharing is ... Read more...

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Coming soon … parody on IPL, ICL


March 23rd, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) The India Premier League (IPL) is not far away, but this season audiences will also get to see a parody on the different cricket leagues ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionare’ poised to gross Rs.300 mn in India


February 7th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Oscar contender "Slumdog Millionaire", which has received global critical acclaim and become a worldwide box-office success, has raked in Rs.215 million since its Jan 23 release in India ... Read more...

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‘Ghajini’ grosses nearly Rs.900 million worldwide


December 30th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan starrer "Ghajini" is raking in big money not only in India, but abroad as well. The film's box-office performance has almost equalled the big grosser of ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna to make another comeback bid


November 27th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actor-politician Rajesh Khanna, who was perhaps Bollywood's first superstar, will make a comeback bid next year with "Wafaa" in which he will be shown courting a much younger ... Read more...

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‘Yuvvraaj’ box-office collections disappointing


November 23rd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's "Yuvvraaj", despite having a no-holds-barred promotion, is a box-office disappointment.The movie opened with dismal initial collections, ranging from 40 percent to 45 percent. The box-office returns ... Read more...

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Ranbir would have been a better choice for ‘Karzzz’: Himesh


October 6th, 2008 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who plays the lead role in the remake of the 1980s superhit "Karz", admits Ranbir Kapoor would have been a better choice for the role ... Read more...

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‘Kuselan’ re-edited to please Rajnikant fans


August 15th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) With an eye on the box office and to please miffed fans of superstar Rajnikant, controversial portions of the Tamil film "Kuselan" have been edited out. "Director P. ... Read more...

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UTV ranked among top 20 distributors in North America


July 26th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Based on the box-office performance in the US movie circuits in the first six months of this year, UTV Motion Pictures, the movie distribution arm of UTV Software, ... Read more...

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‘Jaane Tu…’ is steady, will continue to rake in the moolah


July 10th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na" has worked wonders at the box-office by registering 100 percent collections in the six days after its release Friday. ... Read more...

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Dry spell at Bollywood box-office continues


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Bollywood box office has not witnessed any big hit for last three weeks and the dry spell continues as none of the four recent releases - "De ... Read more...

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Can magic reverse Yash Raj Films’ fortunes?


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From a production house that could do no wrong to a banner that is in desperate need of a hit, Hindi film industry's most consistently ... Read more...

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‘Sarkar Raj’ gets good opening - but will it run?


June 11th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Any movie starring Amitabh Bachchan invariably gets a good opening at the box office. So if "Sarkar Raj" netted an 88 percent collection on its opening ... Read more...

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I rip off Steven Spielberg: Manoj Shyamalan (Interview)


June 1st, 2008 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Manoj Night Shyamalan has been one of the few filmmakers of Indian origin who have made their mark in Hollywood and his work has been ... Read more...

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Production boom in Bollywood despite box office lull


April 25th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) There's a drought of hits at the box office, but Bollywood is witnessing a production boom. There are about 70 movies on the floor in varying ... Read more...

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Bollywood power couples rule the roost


April 6th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
(Weekly Roundup) By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) They are beautiful, gooey-eyed and forever in love. The picture perfect, real-life Bollywood couples are emerging as the most coveted brand ambassadors and seem ... Read more...

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Actress arrested with fake documents had struggling career


March 13th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Tamil actress Flora Saini, arrested in Chennai earlier this week for allegedly forging documents to travel abroad, was a struggling actress in Bollywood before she shifted her base ... Read more...

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Warner Bros. picks up remake rights to The Chaser


March 7th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Warner Bros. has obtained the remake rights to the South Korean hit The Chaser for 1 million dollars plus various incentives based on the remakes box office performance.William ... Read more...

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‘Jodhaa Akbar’ picking up at the box office


February 26th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) UTV and Ashutosh Gowariker have good reason to feel happy. The box-office performance of their co-production, "Jodhaa Akbar", is improving slightly, especially in Mumbai, in the second week ... Read more...

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After initial hype, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ collections stagnate


February 21st, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Ashutosh Gowariker's epic love story "Jodhaa Akbar" saw a fair opening and grossed Rs.385 million worldwide in the opening weekend, but the film's box-office collections seem ... Read more...

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