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  • Multi-Lingual Challenge

    Despite a glut of Hindi language releases during the last three weeks – many of them boasting decent pedigree and face value – the highest grossing film in each of these weeks was not a homegrown prod
  • Leading From The Affront

    While an unerring ability to correctly predict the future isn’t exactly a trait we associate with our politicians, it is remarkable how so many of them from all across the country have managed to so p
  • A Note-Worthy Year

    Around this time last year, many of us – much like the nation at large – were following an intensive three-step programme.
  • Unidentical Twins

    It is one of the most striking ironies of our times – the last remaining bastion of communist philosophy and politics in the world, China, has risen to the status of global superpower by essentially p
  • A Cautionary Tale

    Sex Lies and Videotape, The Crying Game, The Clerk, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Jane Eyre, Emma, The English Patient, Good Will Hunting, Jackie Brown, The Cider House
  • 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.