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TOP STORIES: A Look at Bollywood's Gender Gap on December 03, 2013

Bollywood heroines struggle to find equal standing. [IBN Live]

International influence shines in the development of No Guns at My Son’s Funeral. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

Filmmakers push for less bureaucracy for more blockbusters. [The National]

 

 

'Ram Leela' Thrives in North America; 'Singh Saab the Great' in Limited Release; 'Krrish 3' Closing its North American run. on December 03, 2013

Ram Leela maintained the top spot in India for a second consecutive week and the film’s North American performance is equally as strong. Ram Leela grossed $170K in its third frame in North America, reaching a $2,633,885 cume.

Singh Saab the Great broke the $200K mark in limited release in North America. There are only 54 prints of the film playing in North America. Singh Saab the Great has grossed a cume of $210,940 in the market.

Krrish 3 is slowing down its run in North America. The superhero sequel only took $11K from its fourth week in the market, leading the film to a $2,191,343 cume.

'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein' Grosses $325K in Second Frame in North America on December 03, 2013

Romantic comedy Gori Tere Pyaar Mein dropped its location count by half in its second weekend in North America. The film grossed $199K in its first frame across 112 screens and posted a $48K hold last weekend in 56 locations. Gori Tere Pyaar Mein has grossed a total of $325,884 since its November 22 debut.

INDIA: 'Ram Leela' Keeps Top Spot on November 29, 2013

RamLeelaStills.jpgA $3.4 million week pushed Ram Leela up to a $14.8 million cume to lead all domestic films in India.  The drama edged out opener Singh Saab the Great for the top spot at the box office, edging out the new release’s $3.2 million debut. Romantic comedy Gori Tere Pyaar Mein posted a $1.9 million bow in third place.

There has been a fair amount of controversy surrounding the actual box office figures of Krrish 3. Executives around the superhero film have claimed the film is the year’s box office champion at the box office, with several industry sites openly questioning those statements. Our sources in India are reporting a $31.5 million cume for Krrish 3.

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TOP STORIES: Fox Plans 28 Film Slate for 2014 on November 28, 2013

Fox Star Studios India to roll out 28 films in India next year. [Variety

Anurag Kashyap joins Woody Allen in challenging India’s anti-smoking disclaimers. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Temasek’s Fullerton Asset Management invests in Eros International. [Forbes]

 

 


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