It not for nothing that it is called the business of cinema – you have trade analysts throwing numbers at you on Twitter, you have production houses flashing those numbers, albeit proudly, on their social media, and if things go south, you even have superstars promising to refund the money their distributors lost at the box office.
Clearly, a customary success party isn’t going to fool the audiences anymore. Money talks – and it is screaming from the rooftops for some of the biggest releases of the year. The latest phenomenon at the ticket windows is Saaho, which, despite being trashed and thrashed for its illogical plot and lack of coherence, is minting money at the box office worldwide. In its first four days at the box office, the Hindi version of Saaho has earned Rs 93.28 crore.
Here’s a look at the top 10 releases of the year so far – great banners, great star cast and therefore, even greater expectations – and how their first four days have been at the theatres. Read More