By Hindustan Times
This January’s been bad for Bollywood. The 13 releases in the month proved unlucky for the box office at the outset of 2013, reiterating the long-standing superstition that films fare badly during this month most years.
The movies that released this month were Dehraadun Diary, Dekha Jo Pehli Baar, Meri Shadi Karao, Rajdhani Express, Table No. 21, Gangoobai, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, Bandook, Inkaar, Mumbai Mirror, Akaash Vani, Main Krishna Hoon and Race 2. The sequel to Race was the only movie that pulled some footfall in the first weekend, but didn’t score thereafter.
“January has always been jinxed for Bollywood, barring some exceptions. The box office is generally cold during the first month of the year and this year too, we saw losses. Out of an approximate investment of around R250 crore w