A preview of November’s releases. [Times of India]
Jai Ho and Dhoom 3 are looking ahead to a box office showdown in December. [Emirates 24/7]
Shah Rukh Khan wants a bigger Indian presence at Cannes. [Niti Central]
Mumabi Film Fest prepares diverse slate of films. [Hindustan Times]
Bollywood’s Mickey Virus might have Telugu, Tamil remakes. [One India Entertainment]
Indian audiences frustrated by exhibitor guidelines that caused ‘Blue Jasmine’ cancellation. [Indiewire]
Raanjhanaa filmmakers preparing for another romantic film. [Times of India]
Victory celebrates box office results. [Times of India]
Amateur Indian filmmakers are turning to big budget…wedding videos. [DNA India]
Is Bollywood facing a dancing crisis? [Times of India]
Besharam’s mid-week opening strategy backfired as the comedy was only able to bring in $8 million after a 9-day period. It was enough to lead a soft weekend among domestic films in India, however, as Besharam took advantage of a pause in the release calendar to claim the top spot among a field of hold-over titles.
The Lunchbox added $219K in its third frame to reach a $3.1 million cume. Grand Masti reached a $15 million cume in its fourth week in India while reaching a $419K cume in North America. Phata Poster Nikla Hero scored a six-digit result in its third week in India, earning $119k to take its domestic total to $5.8 million. The film has grossed a total of $410K in North America.
Top Ten Domestic Films in India. Week Culminating on October 11, 2013