The past few years has witnessed an upward trend in cinema occupancy. With the trend of malls-n-plexes catching up in India, film business has got a shot in the arm.
Subhash Ghai, the Masterstroke filmmaker, has always lived up to the label of being a 'Showman'. A sample of his films like Karma, Ram Lakhan, Khalnayak etc…serve as an exemplary case-study to (t)his title. Apart from the fact that all his films boast of a mega star cast and the fact that most of them are super-hits, yet another common factor binds them all together.
India may have started the process of economic reforms rather late compared to China, but it has since opened up to the world much faster than the Chinese as far as the entertainment business is concerned, says Hollywood trade magazine Variety.
2008 should mark the revival of the action genre. Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan will be performing daredevil and death-defying stunts in their forthcoming films. Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision, makers of BHAGAM BHAG, MAINE PYAAR KYUN KIYA, GOLMAAL and JAB WE MET, are ready to make one of the most expensive films ever made in India. The genre is action.
Farah Khan's second directorial venture "Om Shanti Om" has swept the fifth Annual Central European Bollywood Awards (ACEB).
Cinema mirrors life. As women in India redefine their status and role in society, so is it being reflected in Hindi cinema.
"Hanuman", "Hanuman Returns" and now "Bal Ganesh"... the string of successful animation movies is an indication of the fast growth that the Indian animation industry is poised for after the development of some very advanced software.
She is soft and yet very strong inside. Her endurance is beyond imagination. She can handle trouble and carry heavy burden with equal ease. She displays many emotions from joy to jealousy, from fear to fondness and from sadness to surprise. What's more she is truly someone who wears many hats each day as a mother, a wife, a sister, a daughter and a professional and yet excels in all her roles. She is none other than the Woman.
If reports from Pakistan and the makers of The Killer are to be believed, the film has seen a far better response than Bhatts own Awarapan and Gangster. This is not all as the film is also challenging Welcome, which is running at packed houses there.
"Dharm" director Bhavna Talwar and her producer-husband Sheetal have tied up with Religare, the financial investment arm of pharma major Ranbaxy that seeks to promote intellectual cinematic talent.