Box Office

  • Amitabh Bachchan's 'Bhoothnath Returns' mints over Rs 18 crore in three days 14-04-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has packed a punch with his new film 'Bhoothnath Returns', which not only opened to a positive response from both the critics and audiences, but the comedy has also proved to be commercially viable. It has earned over Rs 18 crore in its opening weekend at...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million 08-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel...
  • I totally appreciate it: Salman Khan on fans' unwavering support for 'Jai Ho' 30-01-2014 07:38 AM

    New Delhi: He may have disappointed movie critics by being part of 'Jai Ho' which quite honestly has nothing interesting to offer, but his ardent fans continue to support him. Unfazed by the criticism that has come his way post the release of 'Jai Ho', and its failure at getting...
  • Jai Ho: Going gets tough for Salman's film at the box-office 29-01-2014 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Salman Khan's superstardom is unquestionable as many of his films have become superhits in the recent past, but it seems his latest offering 'Jai Ho' is not going to make it big at the ticket window. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has not reached the...
  • Box-Office: 'Yaariyan' fares well, 'Dedh Ishqiya' gets a slow start 13-01-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: It seems the word-of-mouth publicity has started working in favour of director Abhishek Chaubey's 'Dedh Ishqiya'. The film got a slow start on Friday, January 10, when it collected close to Rs 3.50 cr. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#DedhIshqiya has had a slow start, but carries strong...
  • 'Dhoom 3' crosses the Rs 250 crore mark at the Box Office in 14 days 02-01-2014 05:34 PM

    Mumbai: After becoming the first movie to make the fastest Rs.100 crore in just three days of its release, Aamir Khan-starrer 'Dhoom: 3' has created another history by minting Rs.252.70 crore at the domestic box office within two weeks, including earnings from the Tamil and Telugu versions. Directed by Vijay...
  • 'The Hobbit' goes strong at the US Box Office, 'Frozen' gives competition 01-01-2014 11:03 AM

    Los Angeles: After six weeks in theaters, 'Frozen' slid back into the No. 2 spot at the box office, but it failed to dethrone 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' from its hold on first place. With $29 million over the weekend, Peter Jackson's fantasy sequel 'The Desolation of Smaug,'...
  • 'Chennai Express' to 'Krrish 3': The biggest box office wins of 2013 05-12-2013 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: One of the major parameters to judge a film's appeal is its box-office performance. The Hindi film industry becomes a bunch of naive people when it comes to choose one between the critical acclaim and commercial success. The popular perception of Bollywood is still that it produces films...
  • 'Krrish 3' reaches Rs 216 cr, set to beat 'Chennai Express' 13-11-2013 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Director Rakesh Roshan's latest film 'Krrish 3' is breaking all records at the box-office. The film is marching forward to become the highest grossing Bollywood ever. The record is currently with 'Chennai Express' which starred Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles. 'Krrish 3' features...
  • 'Krrish 3' going strong, collects Rs 48 crore in two days 04-11-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: It's a double celebrations for Hrithik Roshan and the 'Krrish 3' team as the Diwali release is going strong at the box office and has collected Rs 23 crore on the second day of its release. "'Krrish 3' is fabulous on day two, despite pre-Diwali festivities at its...
  • 'Krrish 3' gets a thunderous start, earns Rs 25 cr on the opening day 02-11-2013 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Hrithik Roshan's latest superhero film 'Krrish 3' has opened with a bang. Directed by Rakesh Roshan, the film collected around Rs 25 crore on its opening day despite it being a non-holiday Friday. No other film had garnered so much money on a non-holiday opening day. The previous...
  • Box Office: 'Mickey Virus', 'Sooper Se Ooper' fail to impress 29-10-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: As many as six films released last Friday, but none of them could excite the viewers at the box office. 'Mickey Virus', which marked the debut of actors Manish Paul and Elli Avram in Bollywood, was the most talked about movie among those that released Oct 25. But...
  • Akshay Kumar: Superstars no longer rule the box-office 26-09-2013 11:25 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar feels the era of films riding on popularity of big stars is gone and at present films with solid content are ruling the box office. "It is not that if a name of a big star is attached to a movie it will automatically become...
  • 'Grand Masti' gathers Rs 26 crore in two days 15-09-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: Director Indra Kumar's 'Grand Masti' has opened to packed houses despite being hugely criticised by the reviewers. The film's collection is showing a positive trend and it seems to be on the right track to become a big hit. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's business,...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' earns Rs 23.35 cr in the opening weekend 09-09-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood films have often explored love in a typical mushy manner but director Maneesh Sharma differs in his opinion and tries to address the relationship issues of today's youth. Within a few days of the release of the film, 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has struck the right chord with...
  • 'Shuddh Desi Romance' beats 'Zanjeer' at the box-office 08-09-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Parineeti Chopra and Priyanka Chopra's films were pitted against each other at the box office and Parineeti's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has beaten up her cousin Priyanka's film 'Zanjeer'. Revolving around the theme of love and live-in relationships, Maneesh Sharma's 'Shuddh Desi Romance' has been able to attract audiences...
  • The wave of 'Chennai Express' affects 'OUATIMD' 20-08-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara' were hopeful for a good show at the box-office, but the super charged run of 'Chennai Express' at the ticket window is affecting the former's chances in a big way. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "#OUATIMD got badly...
  • Top 10 highest grossers of Bollywood 16-08-2013 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer 'Chennai Express' is doing wonders at the box-office and the main yardstick of its success is the money garnered in a limited period. Sinking all the previous records, 'Chennai Express' crossed the Rs 100 cr mark within 4 days only and currently it...
  • Box-office: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' running ahead of new releases 28-07-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Filmmakers tried to woo movie buffs with subjects as diverse as revenge comedy, erotic thriller, tragic love story and candyfloss campus romance this Friday, but audiences are still flocking to the halls to catch 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. Movies that hit the theatres Friday include 'Bajatey Raho', 'Nasha', 'Issaq',...
  • 'Mughal-e-Azam' named greatest Bollywood film in UK poll 18-07-2013 01:38 AM

    London: Filmmaker K Asif's 1960s epic 'Mughal-e-Azam' has been crowned the greatest Bollywood film of all time by a poll celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema in the UK. The Madhubala and Dilip Kumar starrer beat off tough competition to bag the coveted top spot, narrowly winning over curry-western 'Sholay'...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' ranks 15th in the US popularity chart 17-07-2013 10:28 AM

    Washington: Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', which narrates the life of legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, has raked up $647,112 in the first week of its release in the US. The filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's biopic has also scored the 15th spot on the popularity chart of movies in...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' earns Rs 19.80 cr in two days 14-07-2013 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', deemed a moving and inspirational tale of life of Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, managed an impressive Rs 8.5 crore business on its opening day. So far, the film has garnered Rs 19.80 crore in two days. Adarsh tweets, "#BhaagMilkhaBhaag Thu previews 1.05...
  • 'Lootera' collects Rs 19 crore in the opening weekend 08-07-2013 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: Vikramaditya Motwane's debut film 'Udaan' might not have been a commercial hit but was critically acclaimed; however, his second film 'Lootera' is both a success at the box office as well as has got good reviews from the critics. Within three days of its release, 'Lootera' has managed...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' collects Rs 22.30 crore in the opening weekend 01-07-2013 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Despite big stars like Vidya Balan and Emraan hashmi, Rajkumar Gupta's latest offering 'Ghanchakkar' has not been able to mint moolah at the box office. The film has been able to collect Rs 22.30 crore in three days of the release of the film. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' collects Rs 14.5 crore in two days 30-06-2013 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi's new film 'Ghanchakkar' might not have good reviews from critics but the audience is still making its way to see the popular Jodi on screen once again. Within two days of its release, the film has been able to collect Rs 14.5 crore...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' earns Rs 7.2 crore on the opening day 29-06-2013 01:33 PM

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi's last film 'The Dirty Picture' had set the cash registers ringing with their power-packed performances and some crackling chemistry. But their latest 'Ghanchakkar' seems to have got just an average response at the box office on the opening day. The film is able...
  • 'Man of Steel' collects Rs 21 crore in the opening weekend 18-06-2013 10:07 AM

    Mumbai: Zack Snyder-directed gripping story 'Man of Steel' seems to have connected with its Indian audience and garnered Rs.21 crore in the opening weekend. The Warner Bros' movie that features Henry Cavill and Amy Adams in the lead roles, was given a wide release in the country. It hit 800...
  • 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' fails to surpass 'Ek Tha Tiger' 08-06-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone's latest film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' has set the cash registers ringing at the box office. Within seven days of the release of the film, it was able to enter the elite Rs 100 crore club. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#YehJawaaniHaiDeewani collects...
  • 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' gathers Rs 98.11 cr in 6 days 06-06-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ayan Mukerji's 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' is doing a fantastic business even after a week and is likely to carry the momentum for some more days. Trade analyst and film journalist Taran Adarsh has tweeted about the film's performance at the ticket window, "#YehJawaaniHaiDeewani Fri 19.45 cr,...
  • UP govt not providing funds for projects initiated by Mayawati: BSP 01-06-2013 11:02 AM

    Amid protests over increase inpower tarrif, BSP on Saturday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party inUttar Pradesh of not providing fund for the projects initiatedby the previous Mayawati regime to increase power generation. "The BSP government had worked to increase generation toabout 8000 to 12,000 MW, but today, all of it...