Rockstar Box Office – Decent in the U.S.

The U.S. box office numbers for Ranbir Kapoor’s new movie Rockstar are out. And, hey, the numbers look pretty decent. For the November 11-13, 2011 opening weekend in the U.S., Rockstar pulled in $612,235 from 112-screens giving it a respectable average gross of $5,466. Rockstar was Ranbir’s 10th movie. The 29-year-old actor, who hails from […]

Rockstar – Fails to Rock but OK by Indian Standards

The best we can say about Rockstar is that we didn’t throw up and sully the movie hall as we usually do after watching a Bollywood film (like Bodyguard or Dum Maro Dum, for instance). As is to be expected of 99.9% of Indian films, Rockstar too is a romance. But this one comes covered […]

Raajneeti Box Office – Worse than Kites

The total gross of Prakash Jha’s new film Raajneeti is worse than that of Hrithik Roshan’s disaster Kites, according to estimates. Total gross for the opening weekend for Raajneeti has been estimated at $917,000 and the average gross at $7,395 by boxofficemojo. Raajneeti’s average gross is much higher than Kites average gross ($4609). Here’s how […]

No Le Notti Bianche but Saawariya is Still a Minor Classic

Although Saawariya never rises to the great heights of Luchino Visconti’s black and white film Le Notti Bianche, it’s still one of the finest love stories to emerge out of the augean pits of Bollywood in recent years. Like the Italian film Le Notti Bianche (1957), Saawariya is also an adaptation of Russian author Fyodor […]