Viacom18 Motion Pictures, India's premier fully-integrated motion pictures studio, today, March 19, 2013 announced the resignation of its Chief Operating Officer - Vikram Malhotra. Having spent a little over 2 years at Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Malhotra will leave to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations. He will continue in his current capacity ...
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Tagged Bhag Milka Bhag, Boss, Chashme Badoor, Gangs Of Wasseypur, Madras Cafe, OMG - Oh My God!, Pyaar Ka Punchnama, Saheb Biwi Gangster Returns, Shaitan, Son Of Sardaar, Special 26, Tanu Weds Manu, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol., Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Vikram Malhotra
The spectacular box-office success of films like Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Dil To Pagal Hai in the mid and late ’90s set in motion a virtual conveyor belt of so-called ‘NRI cinema’.
The essential ingredients of the NRI-friendly recipe comprised ...
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Tagged Agneepath, Barfi, Bol Bachchan, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Gangs Of Wasseypur and Kahaani, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Ishaqzaade, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Paan Singh Tomar, Rowdy Rathore, Son Of Sardaar, Vicky Donor
After the stupendous success of Son of Sardaar, the producer of the film NR Pachisia is all set with his latest offerings. He has signed acclaimed south filmmaker Puri Jagannadh who will be directing a remake of one of his own cult films.
The film will have one of ...
Ajay Devgn starrer Son Of Sardaar (SOS) that released during Diwali this year is back to entertain the audience this Christmas season too as Eros Now released the film digitally. Apart from Devgn, the film also features Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt. Eros Now is also offering a 14-day free ...
So here we are, bringing out our last issue of the year.
Quite appropriately, we head to press with the fabulous news that the year’s last major release, Dabangg 2, has literally rocked the box office, waltzing into the Rs 100-crore club in its very first week!
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Tagged Agneepath, Dabangg 2, English Vinglish, Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2, Housefull 2, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Kahaani, OMG - Oh My God!, Paan Singh Tomar, Son Of Sardaar, Vicky Donor
ALL TIME TOP 25 DOMESTIC FIRST WEEK
Ek Tha Tiger (9 Days)
Bodyguard (9 Days)
Jab Tak Hai Jaan ...
We all know that a good product is no use unless it is promoted to the hilt and generates a huge buzz. And if it goes viral, you can be sure you have a winner on your hands. This is no recent realisation and film studios have been going all ...
2012 saw a number of successful films, many of them breaching the Rs 100 crore mark. But the real success stories came wrapped in small budgets – high-concept films that surprised us all. So, whether Vicky Donor, Kahaani, Gangs Of Wasseypur or Barfi!... it was a profitable 12 months for ...
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Tagged Agneepath, Barfi, Bol Bachchan, Gangs Of Wasseypur, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Kahaani, OMG - Oh My God!, Rowdy Rathore, Son Of Sardaar, Talaash, Vicky Donor
The latest Jodi No. 1 in Tinsel Town seems to be Ajay Devgn and his director Sajid Khan. And this is pretty evident on the sets on their film Himmatwala, which also features Tamanna Bhatia in the lead. The positive feeling, among the cast and everyone on the sets, is ...
Ajay Devgn is one of the few actors who always manage to capture the audience regardless of the genre of the films they do. And he’s wowed everyone with his latest venture Son of Sardaar.
“I am happy that audiences loved the film and took the time to watch ...
TOP 10 DOMESTIC FIRST WEEKEND 2012
Ek Tha Tiger (5 Days)
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (6 Days)
Agneepath (4 Days)
ALL TIME TOP 20 DOMESTIC FIRST WEEKEND
Ek Tha Tiger (5 Days)
Bodyguard (5 Days)
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (6 Days)
A territory-wise report card on the top three films of the year with ROI as a reference point
It has undoubtedly been the most remarkable year in a long time, a year when Rs 100 crore’ became part of our everyday lexicon, a year when there were many hits ...
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Tagged Agneepath, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, Ek Tha Tiger, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Jannat 2, Jism 2, Kahaani, Raaz 3, ROI, Rowdy Rathore, Son Of Sardaar, Vicky Donor
Both Diwali releases this year – Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son Of Sardaar – once again proved that two films can release on the same date and still do well. In the past too, two films, Dil and Ghayal, and Lagaan and Gadar - Ek Prem Katha, released on the ...
Seemaa Desai is the daughter of veteran choreographers Pappu Khanna and Indumati. She debuted as an assistant director and moved to choreography much later. Her big break was with Golmaal 3.
Since, my parents are choreographers, dancing is in my genes. I have learnt semi-classical dance but ...
The first week collections of Son of Sardaar in Jaipur are as follows:
Th’Golcha - 20,55,090
EP - 34,33,430
Inox Pink Square - 27,26,450
Inox CP - 24,22,420
Inox Space - 22,53,290
Big Cinemas Galaxy - 25,83,190
Big Cinema Cine Star - 11,72,220
This week, there were no Hindi films up for release and the focus is on two Hollywood films – Ang Lee’s Life Of Pi (LOP) featuring our very own Irrfan Khan and Tabu, and the superlative franchise The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson ...
Posted in Collections, Main Story, Ticket Window
Tagged Ang Lee, Irrfan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Kristen Stewart, Life Of Pi, Multimedia Combines, Rajesh Thadani, Robert Pattinson, Son Of Sardaar, Tabu, Taylor Lautner
The first week collections of Son Of Sardaar in Kanpur are as follows:
Big Rave 3 - 8,36,883
Big Rave Moti - 15,33,600
Cinemax - 12,04,608 (Audi 1 & 2)
Inox - 17,37,930 (Audi 1 & 2)
Pammi - 3,33,872
Delite - 2,55,038
It was a gloomy weekend for the new releases, which were impacted by the bandh in Maharashtra and closure of cinema halls in other parts of the country like the Nizam territory. Collections thus dropped for both Diwali releases – Son of Sardaar (SOS) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (JTHJ) ...
The week that went by saw the release of Jab Tak Hai Jaan (JTHJ) and Son Of Sardaar (SOS) on Tuesday to cash in on the extended Diwali weekend.
Of course, this wasn’t just any release of just any two films. While the combined on-screen running time of both ...
It was a cracker of a Diwali at the box office this year, with two mega movies gracing the marquee. JabTak Hai Jaan (JTHJ) featuring Shah RukhKhan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma,and Son Of Sardaar (SOS) featuring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha andJuhi Chawla, lit up the ticket windows ...
Organisers Mandeep Singh, Talwinder Singh and PS Bindra organized a special screening of Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha starrer Son Of Sardaar at PVR Juhu, Mumbai on November 13. Among the guests were film maker Sanjay Khanduri, model-actress Meghna Patel and Vindoo Dara Singh were also present at the event.
Rajesh Thadani of Multimedia Combines, Mumbai: SOS is doing average business in Mumbai territory as the reports are not great. On its first day, the film earned Rs 10-12 crore all-India and Rs 3-4 crore in Mumbai.
Sanjay Ghai, Mukta Arts Delhi-UP: SOS is doing very well and on ...
Ajay Bagdai of Rajvi Trade Link, Mumbai: SOS opened at around 80 per cent and the numbers went up with every passing show. The film, a total masala movie for the masses, enthralled the audience with comedy and action. From morning to afternoon, almost every show was packed to capacity ...
Politician Krishna Hegde held a special screening of Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha starrer Son Of Sardaar where Devgn, director Madhur Bhandarkar and writer-actor Neeraj Vora were present at the screening along with other guests.
Top 3 Bhavnagar
Billed to be one of the biggest hits of 2012, Ashwini Dhir’s Son of Sardar (SOS) featuring Ajay Devgn opened to a thunderous response across the country today. Releasing on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, SOS took an 80-90 per cent opening and is expected to grow due to the ...
A special screening of Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha's Son Of Sardaar was held recently at Ketnav theatre in Mumbai. Present at the screening were cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Virat Kohli along with Ajay Devgn.
Diwali is around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a comedy? Ajay Devgn’s Son of Sardaar is the perfect Diwali gift. The film has been in the news for a while but its director, Ashwni Dhir, has stayed away from the limelight. We finally caught up with ...