Movie review – Saansein – The Last Breath – For the horror lovers

Movie review – Saansein – The Last Breath – For the horror lovers =========================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Rating: ***   There are certain factors that are traditionally associated with a horror film. To begin with, there has to be a strong female presence. Of course the music has to be integral to the…

Box Office – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil crosses 35 crore in pre-Diwali weekend

Box Office – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil crosses 35 crore in pre-Diwali weekend ==================================================== By Joginder Tuteja Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has fetched a weekend of 35.6 crore [Friday – 13.3 crore, Saturday – 13.1 crore, Sunday – 9.2 crore]. Now considering the fact that this is a pre-Diwali weekend, the numbers are…

Box Office – Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay goes past 10 crore on Friday

Box Office – Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay goes past 10 crore on Friday ============================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Call it surprising but in 2016, there have hardly been any action releases even though 10 months have passed by. The biggest grossers of the year have been non-action flicks like Sultan, M.S. Dhoni – The Untold…

Box Office – Sunny Leone’s Beiimaan Love is a non-starter, Manoj Bajpayee’s Saat Uchakkey tries to gain some momentum

Box Office – Sunny Leone’s Beiimaan Love is a non-starter, Manoj Bajpayee’s Saat Uchakkey tries to gain some momentum =====================================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   2016 is turning out to be a bad year for Sunny Leone as far as her stint in Bollywood is concerned. Mastizaade was butchered at the censors and what eventually came…

Box Office – M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story to challenge Airlift and Rustom for a place in Top-3 – Day 6 collections

Box Office – M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story to challenge Airlift and Rustom for a place in Top-3 – Day 6 collections ================================================================== By Joginder Tuteja M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story has gone past another milestone. On its sixth day, the film has now gone past the lifetime collections of Fan [85 crore]. With…

Box Office – M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story crosses 82 crore in 5 days

Box Office – M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story crosses 82 crore in 5 days ============================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Neeraj Pandey’s M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story has turned out to be a good winner at the Box Office. The film is finding good audience coming its way during the weekdays too, something…

Box Office – Sushant Singh Rajput’s M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story may turn out to be next only to Salman Khan’s Sultan in 2016

Box Office – Sushant Singh Rajput’s M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story may turn out to be next only to Salman Khan’s Sultan in 2016 ====================================================================== By Joginder Tuteja M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story has done the unthinkable. It has managed to become the 10th highest grosser of 2016 in just 3 days. For a…

Box Office – Pink is one of the biggest Hits of Amitabh Bachchan

Box Office – Pink is one of the biggest Hits of Amitabh Bachchan ============================== By Joginder Tuteja There is some sigh of relief for the audience as well as industry in general. Since the release of Rustom, no new film had managed to do good business. Well, Pink has managed to do that and has turned…

Box Office – Raaz Reboot to end its run under 30 crore

Box Office – Raaz Reboot to end its run under 30 crore ===== By Joginder Tuteja On the other hand Raaz Reboot too would just about complete two weeks at the Box Office. The film collected only 2.25 crore* in its second weekend, hence bringing the overall total to 29 crore*. Though this is better…

Box Office – Banjo is very low, other new releases fail to take off

Box Office – Banjo is very low, other new releases fail to take off ========== By Joginder Tuteja A film which hasn’t unfortunately turned out to be a treat for the audience though is Banjo. The film just couldn’t pull audience into theaters and stayed largely flat right through the weekend. A sum total of…

Box Office – Pink hits half century

Box Office – Pink hits half century ====================================================== By Joginder Tuteja Last year, Amitabh Bachchan delivered a Superhit with Shoojit Sircar when latter directed him in Piku. This year, he has scored another major success with Shoojit (as a producer), courtesy Pink. Incidentally, both films had females as the central protagonists with Big B playing…

Box Office – Raaz Reboot flops

Box Office – Raaz Reboot flops ================ By Joginder Tuteja Raaz Reboot has turned out to be an utter disappointment. A first week total of a mere 26.5 crore* is way too low for the horror franchise. In fact if one compares it with Raaz – The Mystery Continues, it doesn’t stand much taller since…

Box Office – Pink is a SOLID HIT

Box Office – Pink is a SOLID HIT =================================================== By Joginder Tuteja Pink has turned out to be a surprise big success of 2016. Just when one was witnessing a string of flops [A Flying Jatt, Akira, Baar Baar Dekho, Freaky Ali] and was hoping for at least an average runner at the Box Office,…

Box Office Predictions – Wah Taj, Parched, Days of Tafree

Box Office Predictions – Wah Taj, Parched, Days of Tafree ==== By Joginder Tuteja New releases of the week are dependent on word of mouth. Wah Taj has been in the making for a while and now is seeing a release after a modest round of promotion. The film has Shreyas Talpade and Manjari Fadnis…

Box Office – After Raanjhana, NH10, Happy Bhag Jaayegi, Krishika Lulla backs another content based film – Riteish Deshmukh’s Banjo

Box Office – After Raanjhana, NH10, Happy Bhag Jaayegi, Krishika Lulla backs another content based film – Riteish Deshmukh’s Banjo ================================================   By Joginder Tuteja   Riteish Deshmukh is one of the most successful stars when it comes to his multi-starrer flicks. He has a track record of more than 80% successes when it comes…

Box Office – Raaz Reboot in wait-n-watch mode for rest of the week

Box Office – Raaz Reboot in wait-n-watch mode for rest of the week ======================================================== By Joginder Tuteja T-Series, Vishesh Films and Vashu Bhagnani would be pretty much hoping that the weekdays help their Raaz Reboot to somewhat sail through. The film has collected 18 crore* so far and needs its Indian theatrical business in the vicinity…

Box Office – Big B’s thunderous baritone returns as Pink enjoys a good weekend

Box Office – Big B’s thunderous baritone returns as Pink enjoys a good weekend ======================================================== By Joginder Tuteja Wow, what a turnaround! A few months back when Amitabh Bachchan’s TE3N had released, it didn’t really warm up either the critics or the audiences. The film took a dull beginning, had a sluggish weekend and then ended…