BOSS premiered in 2,076 theaters for a $7.7 million bow in India, a commanding performance among the domestic films in the territory. The courtroom biopic Shahid opened in limited release to a $467K take from 445 theaters, far from challenging BOSS at the box office.
War.. Chhod Na Yaar broke the $1 million mark in its hoem country over its second week, reaching a $1.04 million cume. Other top performing domestic films in India include Grand Masti ($15.2M), Besharam ($8.7M), Phata Poster Nikhla Hero ($5.9M), and The Lunchbox ($3.2M).
Top Ten Domestic Films in India.
A number of small films will be released this Friday, a week ahead of Krrish 3’s big debut. [Yahoo! India]
India and Pakistan political tensions come to light at the box office. [BBC News]
UTV announces new film by Koratala Siva as its first Telugu production. [Screen Daily]
Unifrance Films wants to have closer ties with Indian audiences. [Business Standard]
Bollywood is booming: India is enjoying a boost in box office figures. [Business Standard]
Motivational stories are succeeding at the Indian box office. [Times of India]
Chartered jets: a new sign of the revival of India’s film industry. [The Economic Times]
All-Female cast for Sandalwood, an upcoming Indian-Spanish co-production. [Variety]
A preview of November’s releases. [Times of India]
Jai Ho and Dhoom 3 are looking ahead to a box office showdown in December. [Emirates 24/7]
Shah Rukh Khan wants a bigger Indian presence at Cannes. [Niti Central]
Mumabi Film Fest prepares diverse slate of films. [Hindustan Times]
Bollywood’s Mickey Virus might have Telugu, Tamil remakes. [One India Entertainment]