Talaash rakes in 462mn in opening weekend; JTHJ, SOS cross Rs 1 bn

MUMBAI: Talaash has met with a limited appreciation disappointing most Aamir Khan fans. Yet, thanks to him, the film has ended its first weekend with a moderate Rs 462 million with an opening of Rs 135 million on Friday. The film peaked on Sunday with Rs 182 million. However, the film is not expected to sustain well through the week except at elite multiplexes in metros.

Life Of Pi has been lapped up by the discerning audience, the lovers of good cinema. The film, which had a very good opening weekend of Rs 136.5 million, has ended its first week with over Rs 200 million.

Jab Tak Hai Jaan which ended its ten-day first week with Rs 984.1 million crossed the Rs one billion mark on the Friday of week two by collecting Rs 27.5 million. The film inched its way to Rs 1.18 billion by the end of second week (17 days).

Son Of Sardar collected Rs 184.3 million in its second week taking its 17-day tally to Rs 996.3 million. The film crossed the Rs one billion mark on the Friday of its third weekend by collecting Rs 4.3 million, in all adding Rs 19.7 million for its third weekend and taking its 20-day tally to Rs 1.02 billion.

Latest Reads
Zee Studio to premiere the post-apocalyptic horror drama - MAGGIE!

Zee Studio, the hollywood movie destination, brings the Indian television premiere of Maggie. Starring multi-award winner Arnold Schwarzenegger and Academy Award-nominee, Abigail Breslin, this post-apocalyptic drama premieres on 10 December 2017, Sunday at 12 noon and 9 pm.

Movies Hollywood
Demonetisation, decline in govt ads impact UFO Q2 numbers

BENGALURU: Indian digital cinema distribution network and in-cinema advertising platform UFO Moviez Ltd (UFO) reported a 12.8 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in consolidated operating revenue for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2 FY 2017-18) as compared with the corresponding year ago...

Movies Movies On Mutiple Platforms
The modern day economics of film financing

Only 2 per cent of the total movies released in 2016 in the US were computer graphic (CG) animation, yet they grossed more than 21 per cent of the US box office collection. Strong animation brands have longer shelf-life and generate revenue for years.

Movies International
Bengali film Posto to premiere on Hoichoi before satellite TV

NEW DELHI: Digital Bengali entertainment content platform Hoichoi has acquired exclusive digital rights of this year’s most successful Bengali feature film Posto, ensuring it a world digital premiere today before a satellite TV premiere. This will provide Bengali moviemakers a robust additional...

Movies Regional
PVR acquires minority stake in US luxury theatre chain

PVR Ltd (PVR) will acquire a minority stake in US-based luxury restaurant and theatre iPic-Gold Class Entertainment (iPic).

Movies Hindi
Eros reports higher profit margin despite fewer releases

BENGALURU: Sunil Lulla-led Eros International Media Limited (Eros) reported 21 per cent margin (on operating income) for consolidated profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2 FY 2017-18) as compared with 12.8 per cent margin for the corresponding quarter a last ago. The...

Movies Hindi
Inox reports increase in revenue, profits for second quarter

BENGALURU: Indian cinema chain Inox Leisure Limited (Inox) has reported improved revenue and net profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2-18, current quarter) as compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year (Q2-17, year ago quarter). Inox revenue from...

Movies Hindi
1700 films received on ending violence against women film contest

NEW DELHI: Around 1700 entries from over 600 colleges have come in response to a campaign launchged earlier this year for two-minute films on generating debate and promote positive change in cultural and social norms around the value of women in India. The campaign ‘#BasAbBahutHogaya – Enough is...

Movies Hindi
Reduce GST on film industry, IMPPA pleads to FM Jaitley

NEW DELHI: The Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association (IMPPA) has urged the government to fix 5 per cent as the maximum GST rate that should be charged on all goods and services connected with the entertainment industry including entertainment tax.

Movies Hindi

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories