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India's love song to itself
Little did anyone think these figures possible. In 2001, The Mummy Returns took in Rs 23 crore (Rs 230 million) from Indian audiences. In 2002, Spiderman spun itself Rs 27 crore (Rs 270 million).......
Time for a retake for film firms
"Unlike any other business, where scaling up production focuses on replicating a standard existing product, duplication without modification, and then aggressively marketing it, a new product is......
Indian films starved of institutional funds
All's not well with Bollywood. The film industry grossed a turnover of Rs 3,900 crore (Rs 39 billion) in 2002, 12 per cent lower than the previous year.Mainstream Hindi cinema was the worse......
Small producers must begin with TV films: report
Making films for pay-TV broadcasters is a good alternative for small-and-independent producers for making their presence felt in the initial years of their career before going in for making......
Ajith-starrer Billa 2 sold at record price
The Tamil Nadu theatrical distribution rights of the film Billa 2 have been sold to Aascar Ravichandran for upwards of Rs 26 crore, with Aascar spending on analogue and digital prints. IN......
Ajith-starrer Billa 2 to be a prequel
After the unprecedented success of Tamil film Billa, there were rumours of a sequel. Now, it's official. There will be a Billa 2 -- but it will bea prequel. The movie will take us through the......
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