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Rajkumar Hirani On BIFF Jury

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Neeraj Pandey

Now That’s Novel!

Literature has been amongst the most fertile sources for film subjects, whether it was Gone With The Wind, The Great Gatsby, Forrest Gump, the recent The Wolf Of Wall Street and literally thousands of other Hollywood films. Closer home, there’s Devdas, 3 Idiots, Kai Po Che and the upcoming Two ...
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T Series In Conversation With Team Box Office India

BOI: T-Series has always been a major music label but it became a very active film production house a couple of years ago. How did this change come about? Bhushan Kumar (BK): We have been making movies ever since my father’s time and started our production business with Lal ...
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Red Chillies Entertainment In Conversation With Team Box Office India

Shah Rukh Khan (SRK): Venky sir will introduce everyone to you guys and we will move on from there. Venky Mysore (VM): One key person we are missing today is Karim Morani. Blesson is our CFO and he has had the longest association with the organisation. Karuna is one ...
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Top Five Paid Previews; Chennai Express @ 1

Top Five Paid Previews No Movie Collections 1 Chennai Express 6,40,00,000 2 3 Idiots 2,72,00,000 3 Kites 1,74,00,000 4 Ghajini 1,62,00,000 5 Bhaag Milkha ...
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“Volume is not a challenge, release window is”

Riding on the success of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, shares his plans for the studio with the Box Office India team You have started your tenure with Viacom18 Motion Pictures on a high note with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. What were your expectations and what’s ...
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BMB Rocks Overseas Too

Not only has Farhan Akhtar’s latest hit Bhaag Milkha Bhaag wooed the Indian audience, the overseas audience is appreciating the film too. Obviously, this has not only gone down well with the producers Viacom18 Motion Pictures, but also the film’s overseas distributors Reliance Entertainment. In its first week, the ...
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“I was told I wouldn’t last five years”

Ironically, success has never crossed his mind. But then, Aamir Khan is an actor with an unconventional approach. Following his gut obviously paid off and Khan is not only among the top actors the industry has today but is celebrating a silver jubilee – his film, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, ...
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Reliance Entertainment Sells Three Films To Japan

Reliance Entertainment has sold the distribution rights of its movies 3 Idiots, Don 2 and Makkhi for the films’ international release in Japan. This deal was inked at the Mumbai Film Mart held in 2012 under the aegis of Mumbai Film Festival. With the release of ...
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Director Sajid Khan

“My films are popcorn entertainers; I don’t make them for respect”

Just three films in his kitty – Heyy Babyy, Housefull and Housefull 2 – and all hits. A perfect hatrick! Riding high on the success of his last film, director Sajid Khan is all set to entertain the audience once again with his upcoming film Himmatwala This is your ...
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Keeping It Real

We’ve been treated to a slew of ‘social films’ in the recent past. How successful is this genre and what exactly makes it work? Cinema and society are the two sides of the same coin, each one influencing the other. But in recent times, a bunch of daring filmmakers ...
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Mumbai Film Mart Facilitates

Last year saw the birth of the Mumbai Film Mart (MFM), a B2B platform for the industry and an endeavour held under the aegis of the Mumbai Film Festival. Among the several deals it has already inked since then have been for blockbuster films such as Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, ...
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Winner All The Way?

Is the action-comedy flick the flavour of the season or is it always a bankable formula at the box office? In a recent interview to Box Office India, actor Ajay Devgn had said, “Making a good film is a safe bet at the ticket counter. Action and comedy always ...
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VVC Online Film Fest

Yahoo! India has announced the launch of the first-ever online retrospective from Vinod Chopra Films on Yahoo! Video. Internet users in India can watch eight superhit movies from this banner, free on Yahoo! Video. The initiative will last up to September and the festival showcases a selection of films from ...
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Cast System

In a star-biased industry, character artists have always been relegated to anonymity.Can these unsung heroes turn alternative cinema into a launch pad for fame and glory? Remember the guy who played a cab driver in Jab We Met? Remember how he simply dismissed Kareena Kapoor’s desperation to reach the railway ...
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Vidhu Vinod Chopra To Work On Four Films

Vidhu Vinod Chopra has always made films that not only break box office records but also have an emotional connect with the audience, like Parindey, Parineeta, Munnabhai series and 3 Idiots. Couple of years ago, he had announced Broken Horses, which was to be his first Hollywood film. “I ...
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Different Kareena Kapoor

• The next few months will see a different Kareena Kapoor, who has delivered not one but three BIG blockbusters recently – 3 Idiots, Bodyguard and RA.One. Her next will be Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine, followed by Reema Kagti’s Talaash, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Ram Leela and a yet untitled film being ...
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Rock Our World

Siddhartha M Jain, the man in the news for introducing new-age marketing, in conversation with Shabdita Shrivastav You introduced the concept of announcing 11 films at one go. What was your motto behind exhibiting a bouquet of films? The philosophy of iRock is that we create what we ...
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Anushka Opposite Aamir in Hirani’s Next?

Kareena Kapoor created history after working with Aamir Khan in 3 Idiots. Soon after  she signed her next two films with the other two Khans – Shah Rukh Khan (RA.One) and Salman Khan (Bodyguard). She is also doing Talaash with Aamir Khan. All three movies created records at the ticket ...
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Aamir Khan’s Talaash Postponed; Confirms Ritesh Sidhwani

Aamir Khan works on only one film at a time and he’s also a perfectionist. So, since he’s busy with his small-screen debut, Khan has no time to be involved with post-production work of his next release Talaash. Actor and co-producer of the film, Khan has thus postponed the film’s ...
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Sajid Versus Sajid

The hit producer-director duo – Sajid Nadiadwala and Sajid Khan – is back with their latest offering, Housefull 2. This time, we at Box Office India took a back seat and let the witty Khan grill the maverick Nadiadwala. Here’s how it went... Sajid Khan (SK): Saj, what has ...
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Agneepath – Fourth Highest Grosser

It gave a thunderous start to the year 2012. Yes, Agneepath, made under the Dharma Productions banner, created history on day one, with collections clocking Rs 23 crore nett. And with the film crossing the Rs 100-crore mark, it’s also the fourth highest grosser of all time, after 3 ...
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ALL TIME TOP 25 DOMESTIC FIRST DAY; Don 2 @ 3

ALL TIME TOP 25 DOMESTIC FIRST DAY Sr. No. MOVIE Collections 1 Bodyguard 21,50,14,600 2 RA.One 18,50,00,000 3 Don 2 14,72,00,000 4 Dabangg 14,38,90,311 5 Ready 13,24,59,179 6 3 Idiots 12,78,22,109 ...
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Top 10 Domestic Festival Openers (NBOC Day 1)

Sr No Movie Release Date Festival Collections Day 1 1 Bodyguard August 31, 2011 Eid Ul-Fitr 21,50,14,600 2 RA.One October 26, 2011 Diwali 18,50,00,000 3 Dabangg September 10, 2010 Eid Ul-Fitr 14,38,90,311 4 3 Idiots December 25, 2009 Christmas ...
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Info On Aamir-Hirani’s Next

We all know that Aamir Khan has signed Raju Hirani’s next, his second with the filmmaker. According to sources, the film will apparently be called PK. Our source says, “The film is a spoof on religious beliefs and the various so-called saintly leaders of our country. After the stupendous ...
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We Are Family

Success does not lie in delivering hits only, but in winning friends and keeping them Our film industry is nothing but one big family. Whether we meet each other regularly or not, relationships last. That’s the charm of our Indian film industry. Not many people here understand the importance of ...
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ALL TIME TOP 20 DOMESTIC THIRD WEEK; BODYGUARD @ 13

  ALL TIME TOP 20 DOMESTIC THIRD WEEK Sr. No. MOVIE COLLECTIONS 1 3 Idiots 28,60,97,465 2 Dabangg 15,68,18,511 3 Ghajani 14,13,00,000 4 Ready 13,19,96,537 5 Singham 12,51,02,320 6 Zindagi Na ...
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ALL TIME TOP 20 DOMESTIC SECOND WEEK; BODYGUARD @ 9 ; MBKD @ 20

ALL TIME TOP 20 DOMESTIC SECOND WEEK Sr. No. MOVIE COLLECTIONS 1 3 Idiots 55,49,38,724 2 Dabangg 35,58,52,180 3 Golmaal 3 31,35,08,959 4 Ready 30,88,17,188 5 Ghajani 26,50,00,000 6 Singham 25,05,42,122 ...
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All Time Top Ten Grossers

  Singham has taken the seventh highest all India net collections in its opening week. Ranking amongst other films like Ghajini, Raajneeti and the more recent Ready. After Golmaal 3, this is Ajay Devgn's second entry to the top ten list.     ...
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My Name Is G.One

Shah Rukh Khan discusses G.One, the name of his character in his next film Ra.One, and also why he’s not revealing Ra.One, the character Arjun Rampal plays in this film. He also discusses what made him begin the promotion of the film nine months in advance. In short, ...
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