Monthly Archives: November 2011

Critically Important – Do Film Reviews Influence The Audience?

There has been a lot of debate recently on how important film critics are, and if they can indeed influence the audience’s decision to watch a film. There has also been increasing talk of how our critics cater to a … Continue reading

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Sequels Everywhere!

Everyone wants to make a sequel. It’s the new in-thing in Bollywood. Though there were some sequels before them, Krrish, Dhoom 2 and Lage Raho Munna Bhai (not a sequel as such) introduced the “franchise” concept in the industry. Subsequently, … Continue reading

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Exactly How ‘Big’ Is Salman Khan Today?

Even Salman Khan’s worst critics recognize that he is the biggest star in Bollywood today. In what has possibly been the one of the most glorious periods ever in this industry, Salman has delivered three huge blockbusters between Sep 2010 … Continue reading

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Songs That Set The ‘Heartbeats’ Racing

Amongst the 19 products we run, I have a huge soft corner for ‘Heartbeats’, our weekly music countdown product. Heartbeats launched on September 22, 2010 (two weeks after Dabangg released). The product is targeted at music channels and FM radio … Continue reading

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