India

Non-Bollywood Film 'Ship of Theseus' Gains Attention on November 08, 2012

Not all films out of India are full of song and dance. Ship of Theseus is an independently produced drama that's gaining quite a bit of attention on the festival circuit. 

 

LATEST HEADLINES: Shah Rukh Khan Talks 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'; Rupee Surges on November 07, 2012

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With November's Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shah Rukh Khan's career will come full circle. Khan got his big break 24 years ago playing a solider on TV in Fauji and now he plays one again in his new film from recently-deceased director Yash Chopra. 

"No one understands romance like Yash ji did," says Khan. "There was always a love triangle in his films. It was because of him that people started calling me the ‘King of Romance.' It was only Yash ji who could add a romantic touch to an army man's life." [Box Office India]

BUSINESS

The rupee climbed out of a recent slump by posting its biggest gain in the last two weeks. [Times of India]

BOX OFFICE: Eros Releases Slow Down In North America on November 05, 2012

chakravyuhposter.jpgA crop of releases from Eros started to lose momentum in North America during the November 2-4 frame.

Chakravyuh added another $14,783 from 79 locations for a North American cume of $145,499 after four weeks in theaters. That represents an 85% decline from Oct. 26-28.

Student of the Year grabbed $49,885 from 106 locations--a 62% decline from last weekend. The North American cume is a healthy $634,478 after five weeks.

English Vinglish took in $34,575 from 88 locations for a very impressive total of $1,829,442 in North America after nine weeks of release. English Vinglish suffered a 51% drop from last weekend.

The biggest North American hit for Eros in 2012 is still January's Agneepath with $1,986,748. 

 

BOX OFFICE: 'Skyfall' Performs Well In India on November 04, 2012

skyfallindia.jpgSony reports that Skyfall opened to $5.1 million in India. That's 20% higher than The Avengers and 41% higher than The Dark Knight Rises. Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man still holds the record for the biggest North American opening in India with $6 million. 

 

BOX OFFICE: 'Student Of The Year' Going Strong In India on November 02, 2012

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Note: These grosses come from areas with reliable reporting. They do not represent the entire country. 

Source: Box Office India


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