They shine on the big screen as actors and have donned the entrepreneur hat like a pro. Here's a look at successful side businesses of some Bollywood.
After a four year hiatus, Rani Mukherjee is back on the big screen with her latest release Hichki
While producers are focusing more on China, industry is contemplating on the factors that have worked in favour of the Indian films.
Although a film’s promotion budget is highest on television with 40-50 percent share, digital spend is growing significantly
YRF has filed John Doe suit before Madras High Court to prevent piracy of its new release Hichki, starring Rani Mukherjee
Bajrangi Bhaijaan ranks third in the list of Bollywood’s Top Worldwide Earners, beating PK which is at fourth with Rs 831.50 crore and Baahubali 2 at fifth position with Rs 830.24 crore.
As screens operate digitally, exhibitors are in need of digital cinema equipment which is provided by DSPs. However, the producers are asking the service providers to bring down the prices by 25 percent across the board.
Two weeks ago film producers in the Tamil, Kanada, Telugu and Malayalam film industries stopped releasing films, demanding a cut in digital distribution charges. A week ago, digital-service distributors announced a 21 percent cut, which placated Telugu, Malayalam and Kanada producers. However the largest of these industries and that's Kollywood refuses to budge, in the pursuit of a larger discount, reports CNBC-TV18's Jude Sannith.
The two-day event in New Delhi will conclude on March 17. You can watch the summit live and read related coverage on Moneycontrol beginning 5:30 pm today and 10 am on March 17.
In a panel discussion with CNN-News18's Shreya Dhoundial, watch panel of experts discuss the role of Bollywood in rising India.
While the first two weeks brought in great collections, the movie was able to maintain the momentum in the third week.
Khan’s film graph in the last 10 years shows that he is a brand that Bollywood can trust with five of his movies being the highest grossers of all time out of seven.
The film, which is interestingly titled Little Lolita Monkey God Uncle in China has also got an encouraging rating of 8.6 on Douban, a database akin to IMDb in India.
Directed by Dhoom 3 director Vijay Krishna Acharya, Thugs of Hindostan is an adaptation of the 1839 novel Confessions of a Thug. Amitabh completed the first leg of the shoot for the film in Thailand and described it as one of toughest shoots of his career.
"It’s not like the audience has decided not to go to the theatres, they have become selective about their choices."
With no good news from the box office, Bollywood is now badly waiting for some good news, good stories and some money, too
During a discussion at FICCI-Frames, Kapil Agarwal, Joint MD, UFO said that out of roughly 9,500 screens in India, 55 percent are in 5 states of South India and 45 percent are in rest of India.
Watch the interview of actress Tabu at The Indian Express Adda where she spoke about her journey as an actress.
There were around 12 films with female-driven stories last year.
While there is umpteen brouhaha about feminism, Bollywood is still living in a male dominated era.
The production, set to be the first international comic to be translated for Indian screens, is in the early stages of production, with an official release date yet to be announced.
The film starring Salman Khan earned Rs 14.61 crore on opening day in China.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the Ministry of Tourism has signed a MoU to provide strong support for Film Tourism to give a fillip to the “Incredible India” campaign.
A glimpse into the 90th edition of world's most popular and prestigious awards show for motion pictures.
Here is the full list of the winners at the 90th Academy Awards.