Sonu Sood has been around for years but made a big impact only with Dabangg. After his sterling performance, there was no looking back. Now, he’s got rave reviews for his bravura performance in Shootout At Wadala. Yes, it seems the sky’s the limit for this talented actor.
Dabangg 2 was given a hearty festive reception at the box office across India. The film marks Arbaaz Khan’s debut as a director and features Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. Earning a good Rs 60 crore on its first weekend, tradewallahs feel the film is on its way ...
Rakesh Singh, Maa Sona Films
Although the morning shows were not very packed because of the cold, footfalls increased significantly during the afternoon shows. The advance booking for the night shows is impressive. The film has exceeded expectations.
In Bihar, the film has released ...
Sarang Chandak, Shri Rang Films
Salman Khan has a very loyal audience, not only in CP but across India. The opening of Dabangg 2 was 80-90 per cent and the film sustained its numbers during the day. The film released at 180 screens and has ...
Rajesh Thadani, Multimedia Combines
It’s a Dabangg franchise and everyone was waiting for this sequel since it was announced. The film has been allotted the highest ever number of shows at multiplexes. Being a massy film, it has a fabulous number of single-screens as well.
On August 15, the nation will hold it’s collective as Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger releases. Will this be the biggest Hindi film of all time?
Blockbuster’, ‘super-hit’ and ‘100-crore club’ are tags that are virtually synonymous with Salman Khan. But is the superstar about to deliver the biggest ...
One look at the trailer of Son Of Sardaar and it’s difficult to stop talking about it. You’ll know what wemean when the trailer releases with The Dark Knight on July 20.
The film is scheduled to release during Diwali and the trailer reveals why the film makes for ...
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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Tagged 3 Idiots, Aamir Khan, Agneepath, Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Bodyguard, Bol Bachchan, Dabangg, Don 2, Gadar, Ghajini, Golmaal 3, Hrithik Roshan, Jeetendra, Lagaan, Ra.One, Ready, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Singham, Sunny Deol
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With no entertainment tax in Rajasthan, this single-screen in Alwar is doing robust business. But it’s beginning to feel the heat from the multiplex wave
Rajasthan, also dubbed the City of Royals for its culture and heritage, has plenty of film buffs. And since the state is exempted from ...
Nathalia Kaur, who recently did an item number for Ram Gopal Varma’s Department, has landed another item number but, this time, it’s in a South film. Kaur will shake a leg with Pawan Kalyan for the Telugu version of the song Munni badnamm hui... in Gabbar Singh, the Telugu remake ...
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 ...
Posted in Interviews
Tagged 3 Idiots, Aamir Khan, Aandolan, Agneepath, Akshay Kumar, Bodyguard, Dabangg, Dabangg 2, David Dhawan, Delhi, Farhan Akhtar, Golmaal, Govinda, Heyy Babyy, Housefull, Housefull 2, jodi, Karan Johar, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Paan Singh Tomar, Rajkumar Hirani, Ready, Rockstar, Rohit Shetty, Sajid, Sajid Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala, Salman Khan, Savera, Singham, Sydney, Wanted, Waqt Hamara Hai, Zulm Ki Hukumat
Raw action has returned to rule the box office. Howhas this genre evolved and do we need to be at par with Hollywood
What do the following films have in common – Wanted, Dabangg, Bodyguard, Singham and Agneepath?Answer: All of them wowed the box officewith an adrenalin rush of ...
Posted in Features
Tagged Allan Amin, Bodyguard, Dabangg, Jai Singh Nijjar, Nishikant Kamat, Ratan Jain, Sanjay Gupta, Siddique, Singham, Sonu Sood, Subhash Ghai, Tinu Verma, Vidyut Jamwal
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 ...
Our first anti-piracy company unleashes war on online film pirates. But is this enough to checkmate Enemy No 1
Piracy has been a constant menace to the film industry. Ask any filmmaker and he is sure to quote piracy as a rampant problem that eats into a film’s profits. ...
It seems the Khan brothers are holding nothing back to make their sequel to the blockbuster Dabangg even bigger than the first film. Some time ago, there was talk that South actor Prakash Raj had been roped in to play the main villain.
Now we hear that talented actor ...
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In association with T-Series, Red FM has announced the simultaneous launch of 93.5 Red FM Superhits Top 30, across its network. Unveiled on October 26, this Superhits CD boasts of a compilation of the Top 30 songs from Bollywood movies released this year. With the launch of the music CD, ...
All the speculation around Bhai’s next film, the sequel to Dabangg, has been sorted and we all know that Arbaaz Khan is set to turn director with this venture. We’re told that come March next year and Salman will be done with shooting for Ek Tha Tiger being directed by ...
1) Box office revenues collected: $ 1,100,000 (CAD), in the first ten days. The opening weekend was extremely strong at $ 546,000.00 and the strong trend has continued through this time span.
2) Breakaway continues to successfully be one of the top ten films in Canada during this time ...
Women are no longer glam dolls in Hindi cinema
It’s almost a year since Dabangg released and I feel I am in the middle of a whirlwind. Things are moving at such a rapid pace around me and it is sometimes difficult to take it all in. ...
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Indian post-production studios are making Hollywood’s SFX fantasies come true. How futuristic are our filmmakers?
Post-production in India is witnessing a phenomenal growth and Pixion feels proud to be a major contributor in this industry victory. The numbers of movies that are using high-end VFX ...
Eros International has signed a number of distribution deals across the world, including tie-ups with broadcasters and distributors in Myanmar, Japan and Romania. The company has signed a 100-film deal with Family TV, the leading TV channel in Myanmar. In Japan, Eros has teamed up with Atrium Productions KFT, a ...
Posted in Straight News
Tagged Anjaana Anjaani, Cheeni Kum, Dabangg, Eros International, Housefull, Japan, Love Aaj Kal, Myanmar, Namaste London, No Problem, Om Shanti Om, Veer, Yuvraaj
There’s a standard template for music in a Salman Khan film these days – a boisterous dance track, another number extolling the virtues of Bhai and a soft melody featuring the heroine that justifies her existence in the film. Wanted, Dabangg and Ready are glaring examples of this trend.
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.
Posted in Ticket Window
Tagged 3 Idiots, Dabangg, Ghajini, Golmaal 3, Golmaal3, Housefull, My Name Is Khan, Raajneeti, Ready, Singham, Tees Maar Khan
They’re back! The blockbuster duo is back but, this time, with a different genre even though they are separately old hands at it. Rohit Shetty made his debut with an action flick, Zameen years ago while Ajay Devgn was known as an ‘action actor’ for the longest time before he ...
Posted in Movie Reviews
Tagged Ajay Devgn, Bajirao Singham, Dabangg, Golmaal, Kaajal Aggarwal, Marathi, Prakash Raj, Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty, Sachin Khedekar, Salman Khan, Singham, Sonali Kulkarni, Yunus Sajawal, Zameen
The ticket counters are rejoicing with Ready, DD, BHTB and DB
(This column has been faithfully tracking films in the news, whether good or bad. However, we’ve been receiving torrential feedback and suggestions to also track films that could potentially set the box office on fire. So, from last ...
Posted in Trade Trac
Tagged Aamir Khan, Agneepath, Anurag Basu, Barfee, Bbuddah...Hoga Terra Baap, Bodyguard, Dabangg, Delhi Belly, Double Dhamaal, Farhan Akhtar, Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Ritesh Sidhwani, Salman Khan, Wanted
Salman Khan’s Ready took a head-start on the day of its release and maintained a steady tempo over the weekend as well. The film did exceedingly well across almost all territories in over the last three days, and, according to most distributors, the action-comedy will continue to play to packed ...