Simmba has huge day 1 with Rs20.50 crore nett, Zero struggles to make Rs1 crore on day 8

Simmba has huge day 1 with Rs20.50 crore nett, Zero struggles to make Rs1 crore on day 8

The mix of masala entertainment and a social message in Rohit Shetty’s Simmba seems to have worked. The film opened to an impressive collection of about Rs20.5 crore nett on its first day at the theatres, according to BoxOfficeIndia.com. The website’s report suggested that collections in the Mumbai region alone amounted to Rs8 crore, an impressive number. With…

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero drops further after Christmas

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero drops further after Christmas

Director Aanand L Rai’s Zero has been struggling at the box office to earn impressive numbers right from the first day of its release. The film finished its important first weekend under Rs60 crore.  After a slightly inconsequential jump on Christmas [25 December], the Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif starrer, as expected,…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero fails to reach Mars on Christmas holiday

Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero fails to reach Mars on Christmas holiday

After earning an unsatisfactory number on the first weekend, director Aanand L Rai’s Zero registered a drop on Monday, the first working day for the film, as it made only Rs9.50 crore nett. The film starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif showed a slight jump yesterday on Christmas as it earned Rs11.75…

Katrina Kaif sizzles as Babita Kumari in sensuous item number

Katrina Kaif sizzles as Babita Kumari in sensuous item number

As an actress Katrina Kaif has her limitations, but there has been no doubt of her dancing skills. She has enthralled the audiences with memorable performances in songs like ‘Sheila Ki Jawaani’ from Tees Maar Khan (2010), ‘Chikni Chameli’ from Agneepath (2012) and ‘Kamli’ from Dhoom 3 (2013). Kaif adds her another glorious number ‘Husn…

The behind-the-scenes secrets of how ‘Mere Naam Tu’ was shot

The behind-the-scenes secrets of how ‘Mere Naam Tu’ was shot

With less than two weeks to go for the release of Aanand L Rai’s Zero (2018) starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, the makers have shared a behind-the-scenes look at the romantic number ‘Mere Naam Tu‘. Composed by Ajay-Atul, the song is choreographed by Remo D’Souza and picturized on Sharma and Khan…

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan draw whistles with this electrifying desi number

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan draw whistles with this electrifying desi number

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai has made a name for himself for telling stories that are based in the hinterlands. His taste has reflected in his music too as the flavour of Uttar Pradesh was seen in the Tanu Weds Manu franchise and Raanjhanaa (2013).  His soon-to-be-released Zero (2018) is based in Delhi and his dwarf…

By the time Zero story was ready, I felt it belonged to Shah Rukh, not Salman: Aanand L Rai

By the time Zero story was ready, I felt it belonged to Shah Rukh, not Salman: Aanand L Rai

For the first time in his 26-year-old film career, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen playing a dwarf in Aanand L Rai’s Zero, which also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. There were reports suggesting Rai first considered casting Salman Khan to play the lead character. When asked about this during an interview, the director…