Disney is making a bold move in India next year, releasing three high-profile Bollywood movies under its own label in a territory that has been notoriously tough for U.S. studios to crack.
The selection of "The Good Road" as India's foreign-language Oscar contender and the snub for hot favorite, "The Lunchbox" spark controversy.
HONG KONG — A trio of unconnected developments this week point to a modernization and further development of India's still small multiplex cinema sector. Cinepolis, the Mexican cinema chain, is to…
HONG KONG - BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of venerable U.K. pubcaster British Broadcasting Corporation, is enjoying new success as a producer in India. After getting the Indian version “Dancing…
The combination of a softening Indian economy and the end of the U.S. stimulus program has caused the Indian currency to fall to record lows. It dropped 13% in August, including 4% in a single day on…
Exhibitors opted not to open John Abraham starrer “Madras Cafe” in several cities in India and the U.K. on Friday, fearing violence from activists protesting the film. Tamils who feel an affinity…
Bollywood star Salman Khan's trial on a decade-old fatal hit-and-run case was postponed until Sept. 5 by a court in Mumbai. The delay was caused by a new judge, D.W. Deshpande, taking over the case…
In 2012, when Disney completed its $450 million buyout of Indian conglom UTV, there was concern in Indian filmmaking circles that the company's motion picture arm would abandon edgy pics like the…
Star TV and Fox production "Bang Bang" will be on hiatus along with "Shuddhi" at least until November as Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan recovers from brain surgery.
Helping its box office run, Bollywood biopic “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” is getting tax incentives from state governments in India. Several states seem to be tripping over each other to exempt entertainment…
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%