Box Office

Paisa Bolta Hai: ‘Ek Villain Returns’ Takes Moderate Start, ‘Shamshera’ Bombs

NEW DELHI: The John Abraham and Arjun Kapoor starrer ‘Ek Villain Returns’ hit the screens this Friday. The movie is a spiritual successor of superhit ‘Ek Villain’ which had released in 2014. The brand value of the first film, one hit song, and a mass-pleasing trailer has ensured a moderate initial. Though the opening is

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: Decoding The Debacle Of Ranbir’s ‘Shamshera’

The pall of gloom descended at the box-office on this Friday as Ranbir Kapoor’s lavishly mounted ‘Shamshera’ hit the screens. Directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Yash Raj Films, the period-drama is made at a colossal scale and is an exceedingly expensive movie. However, its appalling opening sent shock waves through the trade. The

Paisa Bolta Hai: ‘Samrat Prithivraj’ Is Slow-Starter, ‘Anek’ Is Disaster

BENGALURU: Akshay Kumar’s mega-budget movie ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ took an exceedingly insipid start at the ticket windows on Friday in almost all circuits. As the day progressed, the collections picked up at a few places such as Rajasthan, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh but the numbers in big cities of other states remained on the lower side.

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: ‘Dr Strange’ is a hit, ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ carrying low buzz

BENGALURU: ‘Dr Strange – In The Multiverse of Madness’, a Hollywood film, took a phenomenal opening last Friday as it racked up Rs 28 crore on Day 1. After doing fairly well over the weekend, the collections of the movie are dropping during weekdays but it has already netted an impressive Rs 93 crore. At

Jeetendra Turns 80: The ‘Jumping Jack’ Who Nearly Pushed Aside The ‘Angry Young Man’

“If the doors of perception are cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”: William Blake Perception often supersedes bland reality. Anodyne facts are tossed out of the window, as they don’t make for an exciting reading, and exalted hyperboles are whipped up to spellbind the hoi polloi. In regard to Bollywood of

‘Paisa Bolta Hai’: ‘Jhund’ Draws A Blank, ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ Is A Hit

Last week’s release ‘Jhund’ has turned out to be an unmitigated disaster despite glowing reviews and critical acclaim. No Amitabh Bachchan movie in the recent past has taken such a tepid opening. The film collected approx Rs 1 crore on Friday and though it saw some growth over the weekend, that was not sufficient. The

Paisa Bolta Hai: ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ opens to full houses in Maharashtra, fair in other circuits

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ has brought a ray of hope for the film industry battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alia Bhatt-starrer fetched a terrific initial in Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai city and Pune, due to regional flavour. The opening of the film is good in Delhi city and Rajasthan as well. Due to