Krrish 3 received the widest release of any film in Indian cinema history. The sequel also received a North American roll-out over the weekend, opening in 208 screens for a $1,049,560 debut.
Nagarjuna looks to rebound with a new film directed by Dolly. [Times of India]
Kamal Hassan asks for edgier films from India. [The Hindu]
How Bollywood became King in India. [Indiewire]
Thor: The Dark World to feature Hindi theme song. [Hindustan Times]
A batch of spy films are slated for release in India. [The Indian Express]
BOSS premiered in 2,076 theaters for a $7.7 million bow in India, a commanding performance among the domestic films in the territory. The courtroom biopic Shahid opened in limited release to a $467K take from 445 theaters, far from challenging BOSS at the box office.
War.. Chhod Na Yaar broke the $1 million mark in its hoem country over its second week, reaching a $1.04 million cume. Other top performing domestic films in India include Grand Masti ($15.2M), Besharam ($8.7M), Phata Poster Nikhla Hero ($5.9M), and The Lunchbox ($3.2M).
Top Ten Domestic Films in India.
A number of small films will be released this Friday, a week ahead of Krrish 3’s big debut. [Yahoo! India]
India and Pakistan political tensions come to light at the box office. [BBC News]
UTV announces new film by Koratala Siva as its first Telugu production. [Screen Daily]
Unifrance Films wants to have closer ties with Indian audiences. [Business Standard]