The year started on a positive note with young guns bringing in the moolah, but overall, 2014 has so far turned out to be a disappointing one for the Bollywood box office, say trade gurus, pointing out at how only seven of the nearly 180 releases surpassed the Rs. 100 crore ($16 million) mark in the Hindi film industry, which has grossed an estimated turnover of Rs. 2,350 crore so far. Hope lies in Aamir Khan’s much-awaited PK.
Salman Khan rode back home from a Bandra studio in broad daylight, though his bodyguards were tailing him.
Whether it was Tiger Shroff’s Heropanti, Sidharth Malhotra’s Ek Villain, Varun Dhawan’s Main Tera Hero, Alia Bhatt’s Highway or Alia and Arjun Kapoor-starrer 2 States – they set the stage for a decent year in the first six to eight months, by not just recovering their money, but also making profits. Read the rest of this entry »