About a month after the Indian film Festival was held
in Seoul, three Bollywood films will shortly open in
the countrys theatres this month with an aim to
expand the presence of Indian films in Koreas
release of the three films - Stanleys Tiffin
Box, Gods Own Child and The Robot -
comes in the wake of a successful year of Bollywood
films in Korea.
since the 2009 box office success of Danny Boyles
romantic drama Slumdog Millionaire, Indian
films as well as the term Bollywood have become familiar
among moviegoers in the country.
year, Rajkumar Hiranis 3 Idiots drew
around 450,000 viewers while Karan Johars
My Name is Khan had 380,000. This was followed
by Sanjay Leela Bhansalis romantic drama Guzaarish
that drew in 77,000 upon its release last November.