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Chennai Express sets US record

Chennai Express has earned nearly $2.5 million at the US-Canada box office, including $250,000 in paid previews. An excerpt from the Weekend Report :- Chennai Express opened to $2.2 million from 196 locations this weekend, which is the highest debut ever for a Bollywood movie. It also ranks sixth all-time among foreign language movies, though that’s

Chennai Express sets multiple records

Chennai Express sets second day RECORD in Rajasthan Saturday 10th August 2013 23.00 IST Boxofficeindia.com Trade Network Chennai Express has set a new high for day two business in Rajasthan. The film has just edged out Ra.One which had the previous highest second day collection in the desert state. The second day drop in Rajasthan

Pros and Cons of Chennai Express

CHENNAI EXPRESS Pros * An SRK starrer, which makes it a yearly event film. * The SRK-Deepika pairing re-union, the first time since 2007′s hugely successful Om Shanti Om. * A Rohit Shetty entertainer, which has significant brand value. * First time SRK-Rohit Shetty have come together for a film, giving Chennai Express a freshness boost.

JTW’s analysis of the Oscars 2013 – Silver Linings Playbook

The 85th Academy Awards (colloquially known as the Oscars) concluded on February 24, 2013 at the lavish Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, marking the end to the highly-publicized awards season and to the intense lobbying that marks the pre-Oscars period. And as is the case with every year’s edition, the 2013 Oscars witnessed their share of expected wins

JTW’s analysis of the Oscars 2013 – Lincoln

The 85th Academy Awards (colloquially known as the Oscars) concluded on February 24, 2013 at the lavish Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, marking the end to the highly-publicized awards season and to the intense lobbying that marks the pre-Oscars period. And as is the case with every year’s edition, the 2013 Oscars witnessed their share of expected wins

JTW’s analysis of the Oscars 2013 – Les Miserables

The 85th Academy Awards (colloquially known as the Oscars) concluded on February 24, 2013 at the lavish Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, marking the end to the highly-publicized awards season and to the intense lobbying that marks the pre-Oscars period. And as is the case with every year’s edition, the 2013 Oscars witnessed their share of expected wins

JTW’s analysis of the Oscars 2013 – Django Unchained

The 85th Academy Awards (colloquially known as the Oscars) concluded on February 24, 2013 at the lavish Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, marking the end to the highly-publicized awards season and to the intense lobbying that marks the pre-Oscars period. And as is the case with every year’s edition, the 2013 Oscars witnessed their share of expected wins

JTW’s analysis of the Oscars 2013 – Argo

The 85th Academy Awards (colloquially known as the Oscars) concluded on February 24, 2013 at the lavish Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, marking the end to the highly-publicized awards season and to the intense lobbying that marks the pre-Oscars period. And as is the case with every year’s edition, the 2013 Oscars witnessed their share of

Some Box Office stuff

Despite freezing fingers and a temporary Internet shutdown here at IIT, I would like to write a bit about the box office of Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son of Sardaar. I’ll be taking only Box Office India numbers since I do not trust the numbers of other sources. Also, box office numbers will be rounded off, wherever

My take on the word-of-mouth of JAB TAK HAI JAAN

I returned yesterday night from a Kolkata screening of Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Out of four screens, three were devoted to Jab Tak Hai Jaan while one was given to Son of Sardaar. To top that, all three Jab Tak Hai Jaan screens were nearly housefull but the Son of Sardaar screen was practically empty

JAB TAK HAI JAAN overseas theatre count

Below is an overseas theatre count of Jab Tak Hai Jaan, as per official releases from Yash Raj Films. Please note that this list is, in all probability, not exhaustive. United Kingdom                               –          89 United States

Film Review – Skyfall

Here’s my latest update from my blog. Again, my humble request that you comment on it (in the blog). http://jtwmovieworld.blogspot.in/2012/11/film-review-skyfall.html I’ll give the first few paragraphs. ____________________________________________________________ That Sam Mendes has proved himself as a quality filmmaker is in absolutely no doubt. With titles like Road to Perdition and the Academy Award-winning American Beauty, he has carved himself

Music Review – Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Guys, please comment on my blog; its a part of a competition and I need it to get a large number of comments. My music review of Jab Tak Hai Jaan can be found in this link (from my blog) :- http://jtwmovieworld.blogspot.in/2012/11/music-review-jab-tak-hai-jaan.html Thanks!

The Avengers breaches the coveted $1 billion mark

In what was being expected for some time right now, the Disney-distributed Marvel-produced superhero combo film The Avengers breached the highly coveted $1 billion mark worldwide, becoming only the 12th film in Hollywood history to do so. In the process, the film has also surged past The Dark Knight. And all this in quite a

Salman’s Bodyguard sequel on the cards

Salman Khan has just confirmed a sequel to Bodyguard, his Eid release in 2011 that became the year’s highest grosser. While no details are available on Bodyguard 2 yet, the buzz is that Kareena Kapoor, who played the heroine in the first film, may not return as the leading lady in the sequel. Salman’s brother-in-law,

Respect Shah Rukh, but Salman more dear: Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan is both anxious and excited as he makes his TV debut today. “I can’t wait to see how the response to the show is,” he says. Though with the buzz that Satyamev Jayate has generated, trade is already betting on it opening to high TRPs, but Aamir insists that those ratings are the last

The Avengers set for $175 million opening, receives A+ CinemaScore

Though it’s still trailing a little bit behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on its way to setting any all-time records, The Avengers had a phenomenal Friday at the North American box office, bringing in $80.5 million, including $18.7 million from midnights. Though that number isn’t quite meeting Harry Potter’s $91 million single-day record, Deadline reports that

Aishwarya Rai sports a double chin

Yes, you read it perfectly right. Actress Aishwarya Rai was recently spotted, and was shockingly seen to have a prominent double chin. The former Miss World, who was once considered a diva of high standards, seems to be losing her way completely post her much-talked about pregnancy. Here, take a look for yourself :- Weird

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