The Indian Premier League (IPL) may be losing its steam if the latest data on television viewership of IPL is taken into consideration. This in turn may help theatres in getting more footfalls. And when the summer line up is strong, it could help cash registers jingle at the box office.Amit Sharma, MD, Miraj Cinemas, said, “Ten years back when IPL started Bollywood took a backseat. They were not releasing big-ticket films during IPL. But if you look at last year, Baahubali 2, Tubelight, Hindi Medium, Fast & Furious were released. The year before that saw big-ticket films like The Jungle Book, Fan and Piku doing excellent business including Jurassic World.”As per the BARC India viewership data, Hindi speaking markets have seen a drop in IPL viewership. The first month of the second quarter of 2018 started on a positive note.Close There was a spillover effect of Baaghi 2, which collected Rs 27.6 crore on third day of its release. The film … [Read more...] about Box office collections from Hollywood, Bollywood films may rise by 15-20% this summer
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Who says films cannot score over politics and cricket! The South Indian film industry has proved this by dominating Twitter’s most influential moments in 2019.Topping the list of Twitter’s most influential moments this year is Ajith-starrer Viswasam which was ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and also the ICC World Cup 2019.But, another interesting point to note is that Viswasam is not the only south film in the list. Mahesh Babu-starrer Maharshi stands at rank four thanks to its huge success in India and abroad.Close So, what has made these two films so big to feature in Twitter’s most influential moments' list? related news Most watched series on Netflix: Binge worthy shows people are viewing across the world Bala joins content-rich super hits from Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, all eyes now on #AajKal, Angrezi Medium and Roohi Afza Viacom18 launches multi-format kids app VOOT Kids Ask this question to Ajith fans who already have flooded the … [Read more...] about Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for South cinema
The first thing you see upon arriving at Lee Hardcastle’s website is a warning that doubles as a mission statement: “I make claymations that are not for children.” Indeed, some of Hardcastle’s bloody creations might scar a child for life, but adults deserve to know what they are getting into as well. Anyone who might be on the fence about watching non-Aardman claymation should know that these videos have vitality, dark humor, and a sense of homage well outside the boundaries of what might be expected of the medium. advertisement advertisement The 27-year-old Hardcastle attended film school at Leeds University in the U.K. Initially, he began his career working for film companies, but soon he grew restless and started working with clay. Many of the pieces he made were short tributes to classic horror movies like The Exorcist and The Evil Dead, as well as weirder fare like Eraserhead. These videos stood out from similar work online because of their … [Read more...] about Master Class: How To Make A Bloody Claymation Film
In March this year, the Tamil film industry had come to a screeching halt. Not only film releases but productions too were put on hold due to a strike by theatre owners against the Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC). As many as 30 films were awaiting a release date and after a long delay, some films will finally hit the theatres this month.Starting from May 4, films like horror comedy Iruttu Aarayil Murattu Kuthu, romantic comedy Kaathirupor Pattiyal, Alaipesi and actor Allu Arjun’s film En Peru Suriya En Veedu India will entertain the audiences this summer.While May 9 will only see one release Nadigaiyar Thilagam, May 11 will have three films playing in Tamil theatres — Vishal’s Irumbu Thirai, Bhaskar Oru Rascal and Iravukku Aayiram Kangal. Next on the list is May 18 release Kaali.Close However, it will only be in June when a big-ticket Tamil film will come to the cinema halls. Rajinikanth’s Kaala is set for a June 7 release and the … [Read more...] about After Avengers: Infinity War breaks dry spell, can Rajinikanth’s Kaala woo audiences in Tamil Nadu?
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, on November 13, tweeted the word 'agneepath' thrice, apparently indicating the difficult path ahead for his party in its efforts to form government in Maharashtra. The party is hoping to form the government with the Indian National Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), its political rivals till recently.Raut, who on November 12, quoted poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan to reaffirm his party's resolve to succeed and not give up, on November 13 tweeted: "Agneepath, agneepath, agneepath..."(path of fire), without elaborating.'Agneepath' is a famous poem by renowned literarian Harivansh Rai Bachchan.Close It was also the title of a 1990s Hindi blockbuster featuring megastar Amitabh Bachchan, which depicted how the main protagonist literally traversed the path of fire in his quest for justice. related news India pledges to contribute $5 million in 2020 to UN Palestine refugee agency Maharashtra government formation: Shiv Sena doesn’t … [Read more...] about ‘Agneepath’, says Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut as his party treads tough path with Congress-NCP