Bollywood gears up for 400 crore summer!

By Hindustan Times

Bollywood hopes to have a super summer ahead. Thirty big and small budget films with a total of Rs 400 crore riding on them are bracing for release between April and June, and analysts say the business looks good.

The lineup includes big banner babies such as Sajid Khan’s Housefull 2, Kunal Kohli’s Teri Meri Kahani, Priyadarshan’s Tezz, Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Ferrarri Ki Sawaari, Kunal Deshmukh’s Jannat 2, Vikram Bhatt’s Dangerous Ishq, Ram Gopal Varma’s Department, Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai and Prabhu Deva’s Rowdy Rathore.

“It’s a very promising lineup, with Rs 400 crore at stake. Bollywood is expected to do great business this quarter,” says trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Trade expert Atul Mohan says, “This is a trend that’s come up recently — this quarter of the year is seeing a lot at