Bollywood is increasingly finding newer means to generate income from films. Besides the conventional revenue streams like satellite and music rights, home video rights etc., new marketing strategies which generate money like media value, film placements, merchandising, brand appearances add to the volume of money generated by a film. On the occasion of Diwali, Screen looks at films that got it right in 2014
Shraddha Kapoor, who has lent her vocals for Galliyan in Ek Villain and Do jahaan in Haider gets candid about her love for music
Karan Johar took to Twitter to announce that he will be producing a film on the life of the legendary hockey player the late Dhyan Chand
Kriti Sanon has been signed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. for their next outing, Farzi
Meanwhile he clarifies that in Jagga Jasoos, he does not play Ranbir Kapoor’s father
The box-office collections of Jigariyaa may have been disappointing, but the positive response to the film has lifted director Raj Purohit’s spirits
Director Indra Kumar on how his anxiety vanished once he started shooting with Rekha for Super Nani
How Govinda shot for a crucial scene in Kill Dil
Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is gearing up for Kabir Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', disclosed that she will be playing a Brahmin girl in the film.
Lara Dutta could make her comeback in another family drama titled, Shamiyana, (tentative title) to be co-produced by her husband Mahesh Bhupathi.
Shashanka Ghosh, who directed Khoobsurat for Anil Kapoor’s production house, is most likely to direct another project, Battle for Bittora for the company.
Rahul Khanna, who was last seen on the tele-series 24, is in talks for the next season of The Americans.
Director Shashanka Ghosh may have deviated from the original, but he has added enough moments to make the remake of Khoobsurat a breezy entertainer
The shooting of Bank Chor kicked off at Mumbai’s Mehboob Studios with some fun sequences between Vivek Oberoi and Riteish Deshmukh
Director Rajeev Jhaveri who shot his film, Fever in picturesque Switzerland says that shooting in public places is free of cost there
Katrina Kaif on reports that she is playing a 22-year-old in the musical
We look back and list the top 10 female powerhouse performers from the past decades.
Here’s looking at the leading ladies who were considered the epitome of beauty
Red Chillies Entertainment made a clean sweep as the production house with the best marketing strategies, Yash Raj Films was second followed by Aamir Khan Productions in the Screen Annual Survey 2014. A report on what makes them tick
Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan made it to the top three positions as the actors with the best marketing skills in the Screen Annual Survey 2014. Here’s looking at what makes them marketing mavericks
Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra made it to the top slot as actresses who use the best marketing strategies for their films and the image they have built for themselves in the Screen Annual Survey 2014. Here’s looking at what worked in their favour
Akshay Oberoi likely to play the male lead
Rhea Kapoor who is very happy that the response to her home production Khoobsurat has been positive with the audience taking a liking to the film will soon start work on her next, Saat Hindustani.
There was healthy competition between Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif, while filming the peppy title track of Bang Bang
Both are big foodies, share a common interest in music and have a zest for life. Shooting for Daawat-e-Ishq, then was a cakewalk for Aditya Roy Kapur and Parineeti Chopra. The vivacious duo on the making of the delectable flick
Confirming reports that Ayesha Kapur has been signed for a three film deal with Yash Raj Films, Rafiq Ganjee, Vice President, Marketing & Communications of YRF said
Danny Denzongpa who is playing a villain in Bang Bang, has Jaaved Jaaferi for company
Director Raj Purohit, whose Jigariyaa has two newcomers in the lead, on how to extract the best out of raw talent
Screen captured Abhay Deol in action as he shot for his film SNAFU near Pune
Film-maker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has started shooting for Mirziyan, (tentative title) a romantic tale inspired by the folktale of Sahiban and Mirza.
The cast also comprises some Pakistani actors
Bipasha Basu believes in walking her own path when it comes to selecting a movie.
Meanwhile, she is charged about her upcoming Chaarfutiya Chhokare
Habib Faisal’s Daawat-E-Ishq which talks about the dowry menace is sugar-coated with food!
Shooting with real food for Dawwat-E-Ishq was no easy task for director Habib Faisal
Says Sonam Kapoor who neither denies nor confirms playing the renowned painter