In just four days, it is crystal clear that Bala is not just a super hit but also a potential blockbuster in the making. With more than Rs 50 crore already in and an entry into the Rs 100 crore club all set to take place in a jiffy, Bala is yet another content-rich film coming from producer Dinesh Vijan, who has been churning out such cinema at a rapid pace right from the days of Badlapur.This can well be seen from the fact that over the years, Badlapur (2015), Hindi Medium (2017), Stree (2018) and now Luka Chuppi and Bala (2019) are rapid successes that have come from the house of Maddock Films. Moreover, each of these films has belonged to a different genre. Badlapur was a revenge drama, Hindi Medium was a slice-of-life comedy drama, Stree was a horror comedy, Luka Chuppi was a romantic comedy and now Bala is a slice-of-love comedy.Of course comedy is a running theme across majority of these aforementioned films (barring Badlapur), but the subjects are remarkably different and also … [Read more...] about Bala joins content-rich super hits from Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, all eyes now on #AajKal, Angrezi Medium and Roohi Afza
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, on November 12, quoted lines of legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan to reaffirm his party's resolve to succeed and not give up.Raut, who on November 11 underwent angioplasty at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai, tweeted two lines from Bachchan's famous poem: "Lehron se dar kar nauka paar nahi hoti, himmat karne waalon ki kabhi haar nahi hoti (the boat that qualms the waves never gets across, those who dare do not lose)."The Rajya Sabha member further tweeted, "Hum honge kamyaab, zaroor honge (we would succeed, definitely).”Close Follow our LIVE blog for the latest updates on government formation in Maharashtra related news JLR sales down by 6%, fall to 41,866 units in October Politics | Challenges before Uddhav Thackeray if Shiv Sena forms the government Snapdeal looking at $1.2 bn valuation with fresh funding of $100 mn: Report The 57-year-old firebrand leader, who led the Sena's charge to seek equal share in power with the BJP after … [Read more...] about Maharashtra government formation: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut tweets famous poem, says ‘we will succeed’
We are definitely trading at a record high from the index point of view, but the majority of the stocks are still trading at multi-year lows. I believe that bottom-up investing, with a portfolio of 15 to 20 high-quality stocks will help, Santosh Kumar Singh, Head of Research, MOAMC, said in an interview with Moneycontrol’s Kshitij Anand.edited excerpts:Q) A big bailout package unveiled by the Cabinet on the real estate sector is something which was the need of the hour. Do you think the amount is enough or the government might have to put in more money to move the needle? Any stocks which are likely to benefit the most from the package?Close A) The bailout package announced by the Centre is definitely the need of the hour as a lot of housing projects are stuck for just last-mile funding. The biggest positive is that this money can be even used for the stressed project which is either NPL or referred to NCLT. related news This smallcap debt-free company has … [Read more...] about Investors should look at bottom-up investing with max 15-20 stocks in portfolio