Uma courts Bollywood in boom time!

By Hindustan Times

Hollywood actor Uma Thurman’s love for Indian films is well timed. Her statement on Thursday that she would love to work in a Bollywood film, coincided with the release of the industry’s box office report for the first six months (Jan-June) of 2011. It was the perfect icing on the cake for the
upbeat mood, as the scorecard revealed unprecedented profits, with as many as 19 films declared as hits.

“The register has been very good this year so far, especially compared to last year. Most mainstream commercial films did well. The ones that couldn’t rake in the moolah are art house films like Stanley Ka Dabba, Shaitan, etc. But still the overall losses have been minimal,” says trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Producer Bhushan Kumar, whose film, Ready, has been the top grosser of the year so far, says Thurman’s inclination to work here