The makers of Padmavati or Padmavat, the film that went through a title change post the Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) recommendation, can heave a sigh of relief as the movie can hit the theatres as early as January 25. Film trade analyst Ramesh Bala tweeted the same on Sunday saying that “multiple sources indicating a possible Jan 25th release for Padmavat.”According to industry sources, Padmavat received a U/A certificate from CBFC on Friday. And now the film will share the date with Akshay Kumar’s latest offering Padman, which was earlier slated for a January 26 release.Just before the end of 2017, the Padmavati team had received the news of CBFC granting it a release nod with a U/A certificate, hinting that the movie will soon be playing in cinema halls.Close The news came after a long wait of a month as the film was initially slated to release on December 1 which has historically been a lucrative period for the film business. However, the … [Read more...] about Padmavat or Padman? Analyst says Bhansali’s controversial film may finally see a Jan 25 release, will clash with Akshay Kumar-starrer
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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?
In the last few days of 2017, reports on how Bollywood fared last year were doing the rounds and two words were mostly used to describe its performance — mixed bag. While the biggies failed to make it big at the box office, movies with quality content managed to score well. So, there was something to cheer about and few lessons to learn as well.So, what are the dos that Bollywood can follow in 2018?Big budget does not guarantee big successClose 2017 signaled that the cost of making a film has no effect on movie goers and it is the content of the film that can give them strong numbers at the box office. Big budgets do not guarantee bigger returns and films like Tubelight, Jab Harry met Sejal were a proof of this last year. While the former minted Rs 114 crore with a budget of Rs 135 crore, the latter received only Rs 62 crore with an investment of Rs 119 crore. related news Most watched series on Netflix: Binge worthy shows people are viewing across … [Read more...] about Four lessons Bollywood can follow for box office success
It’s been 22 years since Sony’s Jumanji last played in theatres and ever since the success of the original the makers of the film have been attempting to give a shot to the Jumanji franchise. And that’s what they did on December 20 when the film opened in 3,765 theatres in US. In no time the sequel, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, started minting huge sums and not just on its home turf but even abroad.The film released in India on December 29 in more than 700 screens along with Hugh Jackman’s Greatest Showman and it is the only film among the Hollywood lot to have a strong run at the box office. Not all Hollywood hits create the same magic in India as it was seen with the performance of Star Wars: Last Jedi that fared poorly with Rs 2 crore on opening day. But Jumanji was able to reverse that trend and began its journey in India with double of what Star Wars could earn--- Rs 4.11 crore.And the USD 90 million Jumanji continued to make gains during the weekend … [Read more...] about Jumanji 2 gets a warm welcome in India, earns Rs 28 crore; overseas total rises to $157 mn
In April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Bihar to mark the 100th year of completion of Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha. All key National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) Bihar partners were in attendance — except one.Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha was on his way to the function, but was stopped and allegedly manhandled near Hajipur by supporters of Aarakshan Virodhi Morcha.Kushwaha had to return without attending the event, but he expected his absence would be noticed. That did not happen, and neither did condemnation of the attack.Close Key figures like Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan were silent, even after senior RLSP leaders released statements condemning the attack. By that point, there were strong rumours suggesting Kushwaha’s discontent with the NDA, and he had taken steps to express it. related news Engineering exports decline 6% in September: EEPC India Chiron Behring relaunches rabies … [Read more...] about Neither here nor there: Why RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha’s future looks bleak in Bihar