Vidyut Jammwal’s Junglee picks up over the weekend, makes Rs13.5 crore nett

Vidyut Jammwal’s Junglee picks up over the weekend, makes Rs13.5 crore nett

Junglee, produced by Junglee Pictures and released on 29 March, made Rs13.5 crore nett in its opening weekend, as reported by Boxofficeindia.com. After opening to a low figure of Rs3.25 crore nett, Junglee picked up slightly over the weekend, adding Rs4.25 crore nett and Rs5.75 crore nett on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Its three-day total…

Junglee opens at Rs3.50 crore, Notebook generates poor numbers

Junglee opens at Rs3.50 crore, Notebook generates poor numbers

Hollywood director Chuck Russell’s first Hindi movie Junglee hasn’t generated wild numbers at the box office. Starring Vidyut Jammwal in the lead, the action adventure has opened to Rs3.25-3.50 crore yesterday in India, as per figures shared by Boxofficeindia.com.  Despite a Hollywood name attached to the film and the subject revolving around animals, there was…

Sense of déjà vu, but Mohit Chauhan’s voice drives this journeyman track

Sense of déjà vu, but Mohit Chauhan’s voice drives this journeyman track

Salman Khan Films has released another song from Notebook (2019). As the title suggests, ‘Safar’ is a journeyman song, which is rare these days. The last one we remember, Irshad Kamil’s ‘Safar’ from Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017), was an absolute delight. The similarity between the Notebook song and Jab Harry Met Sejal ends with the…

Vishal Mishra replaces folk with fun as Zaheer Iqbal entertains the kids

Vishal Mishra replaces folk with fun as Zaheer Iqbal entertains the kids

In 2000, the trio of Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa had composed the peppy dance number ‘Bumbro’ for Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Mission Kashmir (2000). The song was inspired by a Kashmiri folk wedding song ‘Bumbro’ [pronounced as Bumbaroh]. Nineteen years later, composer Vishal Mishra has created his version of the folk song for…

Mesmerising separation song set in picturesque Srinagar

Mesmerising separation song set in picturesque Srinagar

Pakistani great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Tere Bin Nahi Lagda’ has seen different versions in India. Upcoming film Notebook has a song ‘Nai Lagda’, which is, thankfully, not a remake but only has a similar title. The film is produced by Salman Khan and stars Zaheer Iqbal and Pranutan Bahl. Lyricist Akshay Tripathi creates his…

Love blossoms over a 10-year delay in this Kashmiri ‘lake house’ 

Love blossoms over a 10-year delay in this Kashmiri ‘lake house’ 

A love story set in Kashmir between an army officer and a teacher might sound like a familiar plot outline for a Hindi film. In Notebook, Nitin Kakkar places a decade-long time delay between the two characters that makes for the twist in the tale. Produced by Salman Khan Films, Notebook also marks the debut…

Salman Khan’s next production Notebook to be released on 29 March 2019

Salman Khan’s next production Notebook to be released on 29 March 2019

After a lacklustre 2018 in which he produced and acted in the disappointing action-film Race 3 and produced Loveyatri, Salman Khan is looking ahead to 2019 with the productions of Bharat and Notebook. The actor-producer announced that Notebook will be released on 29 March 2019. The love story will introduce two new faces, Pranutan Bahl…