The arrest of political cartoonist and a participant of reality show Bigg Boss season 6, Aseem Trivedi drew public attention. The high court came down heavily on police for arresting him on “frivolous grounds” and “without application of mind”. The court also granted him bail observing that police had “breached” his “freedom of speech and expression”. In a glittering event this year, the Bombay High Court celebrated the completion of 150 years of its building. Continue reading
This year saw several biggies releasing on the same date and cutting into each other’s business. And history will repeat itself next year. As of now, there are eight Fridays where we will see two biggies butting heads in 2013.
On February 8, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ Special 26 and Disney UTV’s ABCD – AnyBody Can Dance.
On February 22, Viacom 18’s Chashme Baddoor and Disney UTV’s Kai Po Che!.
On March 1, Reliance Entertainments’ I Me Aur Main and Eros’ The Attacks Of 26/11. Continue reading
Most filmmakers who don’t have a big star to carry their films, spread rumours in the print media that a certain big name has been roped in by them. It’s silly because this is
a close-knit industry and the star finds out and ends up quite annoyed.
Recently, there was talk that Akshay Kumar would feature in the remake of Punjabi film Jatt & Juliet. Well, sources close to Kumar tell us the actor was never supposed to do the film and his name had been used as a bait to lure either a corporate house or an actor to show interest.
Well, we at Box Office India, are not going to feed the rumour mill and are keeping mum. But we will tell you when an actor established or otherwise, is roped in for this film.
After the success of A Wednesday, the perception of Neeraj Pandey changed overnight. He was accepted not only by the audience but also by tradewallahs and corporate houses. The question was: who would ask him to direct their next film? And the winners were Kumar Mangat and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures for the film Special 26.
The film is complete, its promotions have drawn a very positive response, and there’s a queue outside Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ doors as to acquire the distribution rights of the film. We’re told that Reliance Entertainment has offered ` 51 crore to clinch the India and international theatrical rights of the film while UTV Motion Pictures has sent feelers through the leading man of the film Akshay Kumar, saying they are also in the race.
With the film in great demand, Viacom 18 Motion Picture wants to release the movie themselves! Let’s see who will be the lucky one to distribute this film, which is sure to hit the jackpot!
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Dabangg 2: First Two Days Kanpur
Dabangg 2 dropped 27% in Kanpur on day two. The collections from the 11 theatres released in Kanpur are as follows.
Friday – 14,99,125
Saturday – 10,95,569
TOTAL – 25,94,694 Continue reading