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 02 January 2018
We are not politicians, historians or judicial experts, so we will refrain from commenting on the right or wrong about the recent Padmavaticontroversy. But as students of business, we find the government apathy for media disconcerting, especially as we firmly believe that films can solve the biggest problem facing India right now — jobs. In ou...
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 31 December 2017
he influx of good content in digital space has already lured Hollywod biggies and now Bollywood stars have started embracing the trend with names like Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Rajkummar Rao exploring the medium.While Shah Rukh's production house Red Chillies Entertainment and streaming giant Netflix are working on a series based on the book, "Bar...
-  PTI News
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 30 December 2017
A look at some statistics from the last 12 months revealed that Indian films have a fall-back option in the form of overseas markets. Looking at some of the Bollywood movies released this year, one can't help but wonder that given the number of films that struggled to break even, how is it that the industry remains lucrative for those invested in it. We...
-  Money Control
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 30 December 2017
According to a new report by research firm Counterpoint, Netflix has grown significantly in the Indian OTT video streaming market; however, it is far behind other players. Currently, it is the fifth largest player in India, behind players such as Hotstar, Voot, Amazon, etc and as per estimates, the market is currently valued at $280 million with nearly 1...
-  GIzbot
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 29 December 2017
Salman Khan-starrer Tiger Zinda Hai, which opened to Rs115 crore last weekend, is the last of the umpteen sequels and franchise films Bollywood has spawned in 2017. The second instalment to Kabir Khan’s 2012 hit Ek Tha Tiger follows early December release Fukrey Returns, which minted Rs73 crore in domestic box office collections at last count. Alon...
-  Livemint
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 29 December 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST), implemented by the central government from mid-2017, has proved to be a strain on the overall economics of film-making and is also discouraging the public's cinema-going habit, says Film and Television Producers Guild of India President Siddharth Roy Kapur.The year 2017 threw up surprises at the Bollywood box office -- wi...
-  The Economic Times
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 29 December 2017
Be it Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Thor or Hulk, stories about superheroes battling supervillains in a fantasy world turned out to be the hit formula for Hollywood at the Indian box office this year. Even as Indian actors such as Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone didn’t quite live up to box office expectations around their Hollywood debuts -- Baywa...
-  Hindustan Times
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 28 December 2017
It was a year when the dubbed Hindi version of a Telugu film surpassed the box office collections of many a big-ticket, star-studded Bollywood flick. At Rs510.99 crore in domestic collections, the Hindi version of director S.S. Rajamouli’s epic fantasy Baahubali 2: The Conclusion beat several high-profile offerings from India’s more expansive ...
-  Livemint
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 27 December 2017
Several movies from across various reaches of Indian cinema have been making up for the industry’s bumpy year by clawing out robust returns in theaters around the world this week. The biggest claws of course belong to Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai, which got off to a rip-roaring start last Friday in 5,700 venues around the world. But the Hind...
-  Forbes
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 27 December 2017
In a recent announcement to the media, Salman Khan's brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri and Bhushan Kumar's T-series declared that they will join hands to produce Bharat, Salman's next big project — an adaptation of the 2014 South Korean film Ode To My Father. As Salman celebrates his birthday on Wednesday, there are only good news and surprises in stor...
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