Have the bigger directors overtaken their talent? An Analysis of the latest BO debacles.

Raavan

They say success begets arrogance. In some cases, it also begets failure. Or else how do you explain the falling from the pedestal of some of the biggest directors of our times. In 2009 we would have sworn by their names, but 2010 turned the tables – the outcome was definitely not in their favor. Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Rakesh Roshan, Farah Khan and the might … [Read more...]

The Satellite bonanza – Will it sustain or fizzle out

Kites telecaste on TV

It is said that the recently released Break ke Baad recovered its investment even before it hit the theaters. Thanks to the new trend of selling off the satellite rights several months prior to the release of the movie, filmmakers have discovered a new way of making sure that they recover their money irrespective of the movie’s fate at the BO. Let’s analyze how all concerned … [Read more...]

Sneak Preview: Kites

Hrithik Roshan’s next flick that is slated for its release on May 21 this year, along with Prakash Jha’s ‘Rajneeti is ‘Kites.’ It is expected to be the most expensive film of Bollywood till date, costing Rs. 150 crore or $25 million to its producer and the father of this star, Rakesh Roshan. Directed by ‘Gangster’ & ‘Life In a ... Metro’ fame Anurag Basu, it is expected to … [Read more...]

Upcoming Hindi Movies – Bollywood 2010

Three Idiots

2009 saw a dry spell in terms of super hit Bollywood movies. The much anticipated big banner films like Blue, Kurbaan, Kaminey, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani and even Paa, though tried to steer away from the conventional path, tanked nonetheless. The audience is, no doubt, quite starved for some quality entertainment. The New Year promises to bring with it some fresh new ideas … [Read more...]

Another Roshan Biggie – Kites

Hrithik Roshan Kites

Coming up next from the Roshan camp will be Kites starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori. The film will be produced by Rakesh Roshan, directed by Anurag Basu (of Life in a Metro fame) and the background score will be given by Rajesh Roshan. [ad#post] According to the grapevine, several other international figures were auditioned for the role such as Penelope Cruz and … [Read more...]