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Maiden Over

As the biggies line up for the second half of the year, debutant directors who made the first half of 2014 enjoyable tell us how life has changed for them Several new directors made their debut in the first half of the year. While some hit the marquee with ...
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“I always keep commercial viability in mind”

Ajay Devgn, who enthralled the audience in Singham, is back with its sequel, Singham Returns. Donning his policeman’s uniform, Bajirao Singham is all set to provide entertainment to the audience and create new records at ticket counters this August 15. Here’s what he has to say about the sequel and ...
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“I don’t have to prove a point to anyone”

After the success of Golmaal Returns and Golmaal 3, Kareena Kapoor Khan is back to form the super hit trio with Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn in their upcoming Singham Returns. In a tête-à-tête with Sagorika Dasgupta, she reveals what the audience can expect from the film and clears the ...
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Remakes Don’t Suggest Creative Bankruptcy

He is all set to release one of his biggest projects, Anjaan, featuring South sensation Suriya, on Independence Day. In the midst of a hectic shooting schedule and shuttling between locales in Chennai, Mumbai and Goa, director, writer and producer N Lingusamy speaks to Sagorika Dasgupta about the film and ...
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Top Cop Satyapal Singh Announces Singham 2

Singham 2, the sequel of the 2011 blockbuster Singham directed by Rohit Shetty  was officially announced by the Police commissioner of Mumbai Satyapal Singh at Umang 2014, a Police charity function held at Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai. The sequel will also feature Kareena Kapoor who will be joining the superhit ...
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RMW Studio’s Emerges As A Preferred Destination

Reliance MediaWorks Studios Mumbai’s largest and India’s first ‘Hollywood benchmarked’ super silent ‘sync sound’ capable sound stages built to stringent acoustical and structural specifications attracts the entire film television and commercial facility, as a one stop destination for all their production needs. Next years most awaited releases Salman Khan starrer, ...
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BOSS Nets 12 Cr Plus On Day One

Akshay Kumar’s BOSS opened with impressive numbers yesterday and managed to earn over Rs 12 crore all over India. According to distributors, the evening and night shows saw 100-per cent occupancy in singleplexes and there was a growth in numbers in multiplexes. Today being a working day, there has been ...
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Meet Mr Blockbuster

After exactly a decade in the industry, director Rohit Shetty looks back on the highs and lows in his journey, turning points in his career and his upcoming film Chennai Express. Here’s Shetty in a free-wheeling chat with the Box Office India team You have hit the 10-year mark ...
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Artificial Divide

There was a time not too long ago that there existed two distinct schools of filmmaking – one, the massively dominant mainstream or ‘commercial’ cinema; and second, the miniscule parallel movement with an emphasis on realism or ‘art’ films. The latter drew sustenance largely from government grants and more ...
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Write Direction?

In an industry which doesn’t always give credit where due, even talented writers are turning to direction Without a doubt, the Indian film industry and the psyche of the audience are loaded in favour of actors and directors – the former give a film its face value and the ...
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Priti Shahani Quits

Priti Shahani, Head Strategy Officer at Reliance Entertainment, has put in her papers. She had joined the studio in 2010 and she was a key member involved in the overall strategic decisions of the company, and the marketing function reported to her. During her tenure at Reliance Entertainment, she was ...
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Another Tamil Actor In Bollywood

Prakash Raj tried to get a foothold in Bollywood but didn’t receive the warm welcome he had hoped for from the audience as well as filmmakers. But after his second attempt, he was flooded with offers. Then he rose to greater heights with Rohit Shetty’s Singham and went on to ...
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Exclusive Club Getting Crowded… And We Aren’t Complaining!

A crore’ is a numerical unit unique to India. While the rest of the world rather uniformly deals in thousands and millions and then on to billions and trillions, we Indians, always one to dance to a different drumbeat, go along with the rest of the world till the thousands ...
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Zanjeer 2 Controversy: Prakash Raj Clarifies

Apoorva Lakhia’s remake of the 1973 cult film Zanjeer was in the news due to writer duo Salim-Javed’s opposition to the remake. A few months later, the film hit another rocky patch when certain scenes had to be re-written due to their similarity with Ajay Devgn’s Singham. According to sources, ...
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The Big Tease

The first trailer of a film has become closely linked to its commercial success. Experts tell you what it takes to make the perfect cut In times when competition is razor-sharp, it could take just 30 seconds or 2 minutes to decide the fate of a film. And that’s ...
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Fun All The Way

Rohit Shetty’s films arecomic capers, mostlyremembered for their slick action pieces involvingflying cars! Though musichas played second fiddle tofight sequences in his films,there has always been that oneodd song that’s found popularity – Tere sang (Zameen), Golmaal title track and Saathiya (Singham) are examples. Shetty’sdebut film Zameen featured HimeshReshammiya as ...
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Sense-r Board

There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation. John Ruskin   Our fraternity, this publication included, is quick to take offence and rave ...
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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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Technical Award Winners Announced For IIFA 2012

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) announced winners of the Technical Awards categories for the IIFA Awards 2012. The winners will receive their trophies at the IIFA Rocks on June 8, 2012, in Singapore. The IIFA Awards Voting process is a tough and systematic procedure that is closely monitored ...
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Fantastic Four

Siddharth Roy Kapur, CEO, UTV Motion Pictures, is a happy man. And why not? It’s been less than three months since we rang in the new year and his company has already delivered not one but four successful films including one in the South. Here’s the ecstatic CEO in conversation ...
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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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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 ...
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2nd Weekend Collections; Agneepath Vs Singham

Circuit Agneepath Singham Collections Collections Mumbai 5,65,00,000 7,47,00,000 Delhi-UP 3,30,00,000 2,45,00,000 East Punjab 1,23,00,000 90,00,000 C P 88,00,000 1,10,00,000 C I 54,00,000 68,00,000 Rajasthan 76,00,000 92,50,000 Nizam 64,00,000 ...
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Catch It If You Can

It’s all about the money, dearies! That’s what any filmwallah, down the food chain, will tell you. After all, isn’t the ultimate goal of any filmmaking venture the product’s profitability? You see, the greater the profits, the greater the investments to keep churning out celluloid dreams, right? Now the ...
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2nd Weekend Collections; Don 2 Vs Singham

Circuit Don 2 Singham Collections Collections Mumbai 6,30,00,000 7,47,00,000 Delhi-UP 3,56,80,000 2,45,00,000 East Punjab 1,52,40,000 90,00,000 C P 73,20,000 1,10,00,000 C I 61,88,000 68,00,000 Rajasthan 1,06,80,000 92,50,000 Nizam 1,20,40,000 62,00,000 ...
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Twin Trouble

Satellite TV and the box office are like chalk and cheese. But does success on one platform spell doom on the other? What happens if rush-hour traffic or personal commitments mean you miss a hit film on the big screen? Logic dictates that a box office hit would later, ...
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Search Me!

Katrina Kaif still No 1 as Bollywood continues to rule Google India It’s a one-stop shop for anything under the sun: local politics, information on the Lok Pal Bill and Aadhaar cards, news on the Japan tsunami and Osama Bin Laden’s death. In other words, if you can’t find ...
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Singham Now Available On You Tube Box Office

Reliance Home Video has made its film Singham available on the YouTube website. Patrons can view the film on http://www.youtube.com/boxoffice. After Dabbang and 3 Idiots, Reliance Home Video and Games are associating with YouTube on Singham. In addition to watching the full length feature film online, the You Tube audience ...
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Gold Standard

Star Gold sets a new benchmark – bags highest-ever ratings for a movie premiere on TV Star Gold has done it again. The Hindi movie channel from the Star stable aired the television premiere of Bodyguard, the Salman Khan-Kareena Kapoor starrer action flick, on November12. And the film ...
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