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 04 February 2018
With the evolution of cinema, the love and craze for movies in India is ever-growing. Watching movies is not just a hobby for Indians, it is an integral part of our daily lives. Over the years, BookMyShow has changed the ticketing landscape in India in terms of how Indians watched movies by pioneering the concept of online ticketing in the country. It has...
-  Telangana Today
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 04 February 2018
Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Saturday called for setting up a full-fledged university dedicated to film-making and dedicated channels to air the vast treasure of documentaries, shorts and animated films. Mumbai is not just the commercial capital of India but also the film capital, therefore, the city should have a full-fledged university dedicated to...
-  New Kerala
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 30 January 2018
Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, has announced the opening of the Picture This Festival for the Planet (www.sonypicturethis.com), a short-film competition for emerging filmmakers, everyday storytellers and changemakers worldwide to showcase the positive future they see for our planet. Starting Ja...
-  Exchange 4 Media
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 30 January 2018
Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ epic period drama film ‘Padmaavat’ has set a new opening weekend record for IMAX in India, grossing approximately $461,000 across 12 IMAX theatres for a stellar $38,400 per-screen average. Directed by celebrated filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Padmaavat is the first Indian local-language title released globall...
-  Television Post
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 28 January 2018
Multiplex operator Carnival Cinemas is eyeing over Rs 1,000 crore revenue in the current financial year, representing a growth of 25 per cent, a top company official has said. It had clocked a revenue of Rs 800 crore last fiscal. The company said analysts are predicting its turnover to exceed Rs 1,500 crore in FY 2018-19. Currently, the company operates...
-  India Today
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 23 January 2018
MoviePass is a film nerd’s dream. The subscription service allows users to see one movie a day at a theater for a single monthly cost. The service isn’t new, but it’s become popular among a lot more than movie buffs in the past few months. During its first six years as a company, MoviePass relied on the idea that most of its 20,000 subs...
-  Daily Tribune
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 22 January 2018
The under-production movie is one of four recipients of a $25,000 grant for script development. Bengali director Suman Mukhopadhyay’s upcoming film is set in Kashmir. Paradise in Flames is neither a direct commentary on stone pelting nor the ongoing struggle for autonomy, but a movie about the psychological effects of living with constant conflict,...
-  Scroll
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 22 January 2018
The implications of Walt Disney Co.’s purchase of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. in a $52.4 billion deal may take time to play out, but the Indian film industry experts say such consolidation is just the tip of the iceberg for this part of the world. The influx of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platforms has necessitated major chan...
-  Livemint
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 19 January 2018
In what could be a trailer of bigger things to come, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after making a fervent appeal to the Hindi film industry to shoot in his country, whipped out his phone and attempted a history-making moment of putting some of Bollywood's biggest faces into a selfie with Amitabh Bachchan helming the epic shot. "We believe in...
-  Times of India
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 16 January 2018
Even as the corporate studio structure loses its sheen amid Bollywood’s dwindling business, Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment has just about managed to find its feet. With earnings of Rs134.22 crore and Rs205.68 crore, respectively, its 2017 outings Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Golmaal Again have emerged as two of the year’s biggest hit...
-  Livemint
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