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Repeat Value

Sequels were once sure-shot money spinners but filmmakers can no longer take their success for granted Shifting sands can be very dangerous but, like it or not, with the Indian audience fast maturing and evolving, the film industry cannot help

Lots In A Name

  Riding piggy back on the success of hit Hindi titles are South films looking to make a quick buck William Shakespeare wasn’t an avid Hindi film fan, nor was he a fan of South films. But if he was,

Awesome Twosomes

The year 2017 is one of many potent actor-director pairings – which winning combo will hit the bull’s eye? No matter what the audience and the trade feel about the potent chemistry of the lead pair in a film, there’s

Sporting Spirit

Last year’s last release Dangal, which was based on wrestling, broke records and went on to become the highest-grossing Hindi film ever, and is still going strong. Yet, if you look at the movies that are lined up for release

‘Happy’ New Year?

After a disappointing 2016, what are the trade’s expectations from this year? Even though Dangal wrapped 2016 on a high note, the year did not live up to the expectations of the trade. But we can look forward to an

Write On Top

The winning films of 2016 remind us, yet again, that nothing works better than great content As the industry gets set to start another promising year in 2017, we continue to analyse the business of films at the box office,

Happy Returns

The list of most profitable films in 2016 throws up no surprises. Here are the winners   As the industry gears up to start another promising year in 2017, we continue to analyse the business of films at the box

Who Are The Biggest Of Them All?

As we enter the last lap of 2016, we take stock of the films that ruled the box office this year in terms of footfalls   We always talk about which film earned how much money and broke records but

Substance vs Style

The scramble for good content threw up some interesting winners in 2016, with Hindi filmmakers learning that language doesn’t really matter   It’s that time of the year again. With the ball about to drop on 2016 and the dawn

Mind It!

With the market for Hollywood films in India consistently growing, what lessons can Indian filmmakers learn? Ours is the largest film industry in the world in terms of the volume of releases annually, clearly establishing that Indians love the movies.

Deccan Chargers

The year 2016 was not only a winner for the Marathi film industry, it was also a game-changer. What bought about the turning point?   The Marathi film industry – one of the oldest film industries in India – is

The Final Countdown

Just how much of a firecracker will the last quarter of 2016 be? Here’s what the trade expects In a few weeks from now, we will kick off the fourth and final quarter of the year 2016, and it’s time

Cracking The Curse

Animation is a stepchild of the Hindi film industry. How can we turn it into a money spinner? This week, we’re returning to a conundrum that’s been plaguing the Hindi film industry for a long time – why aren’t animation

Naval Salute

Akshay Kumar’s Rustom lifts the crown for best-promoted film in August A strong dose of patriotism, strong content, a winning streak from the lead actor and an intelligent marketing campaign polled Rustom as the best-promoted film of the month among

A Star Is Born

The trailer of Mirzya suggests that Harshvardhan Kapoor will break the dry spell of male debutant actors and might just be that talented new star the film industry is looking for Anil Kapoor ruled the box office back in the

First Things First!

With so many exciting trailers releasing, the audience is spoilt for choice in the coming weeks They say, the first impression is the last impression. And the same goes for our films. Cut the perfect trailer and that’s half the

Good,So-So Or Tough?

  With the GST expected to be rolled out next year, we spoke to industry experts about its effects on our film industries across states   The  decks have finally been cleared for what has been billed as the most

Foreign Exchange

It’s early days yet but international stars featuring in pivotal roles in Bollywood films is a trend that’s here to stay Time was when our Hindi films included only a smattering of foreign actors, mainly as background dancers. Now international

Bringing The House Down

With the crackling chemistry of the cast and a promotional blitzkrieg, Housefull 3 wins top honours as the best marketed film of June   As we enter a new month, we analyse the marketing strategies and promotions used by various

Small Is Big

Children’s films are perhaps the most unexplored genre in India even though they have the potential to bring in handsome returns India is one of the most flourishing film markets in the world, churning out more than a thousand films

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As on March 18th, 2017
FilmsWeekWeeklyTotal
Badrinath Ki Dulhania1
72.28Cr
72.28Cr
Desi Black Picture
1
24K
24K
Purab Ki Awaz1
3K
3K
Kong: Skull Island
1
17.10Cr
17.10Cr
Commando 2*21.65Cr24.02Cr
Luv Shv Pyar Vyar243K3.32L
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