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  • Let There Be Light…

    While Diwali anyway occupies pride of place in the crowded Indian festival calendar, it holds a special significance for the film trade given its association with the Goddess Lakshmi and, by extension
  • Q3 – Ek Lame Katha

    Now that the fourth quarter of the year is well under way, it is time to take stock of how the Hindi film trade fared in Q3, 2017.
  • Our Favour8s!

    First off, a huge and heartfelt ‘Thank You!’ from the entire team for your very gracious and generous response to our 8th Anniversary issue that was published last week.
  • Your 8-ention Please!

    The world was a different place when the very first issue of Box Office India was published on September 19, 2009.
  • Summer Bummer

    Misery is said to love company. So here’s some ‘good’ bad news for an industry reeling from wave after wave of shocks emanating from the box office: we are not alone!
  • The New Normal

    As many as five Hindi films hit the screens last Friday (August 25) – A Gentleman, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, Qaidi Band, Sniff and Muskurahatein.
  • A Long-Distance Romance?

    A frequent observation on this page is that inadequate availability of cinemas/screens in our country is among the key factors inhibiting the Indian film market from achieving its inherent potential.
  • Closed Chapter, Open Rule Book

    And so the curtain has come down on what was a pretty action-packed chairmanship of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) by Mr Pahlaj Nihalani.
  • The Indian Film Industry

    This week, India celebrates 70 years of independence from colonial rule. On a landmark occasion like this, it is natural to take stock of where we are vis-à-vis where we began.
  • Chronicle Of Many Deaths Foretold

    Nothing succeeds like success in our business. Conversely, nothing flips perceptions like a flop either!
  • Attendance Register

    A recurring theme on this page is that while the Indian film industry may be the most prolific in the world – and also enjoys a very high profile in the national mind space – when it comes down to wha
  • Tagore, Revisited

    Sinnce remixing old compositions seems to be a trend that’s here to stay, this week we are attempting to go with the flow by jumping on to the bandwagon.