₹1500 crore and counting! Bollywood stares at big losses amid Covid-19 surge | Bollywood

From film releases to shoot plans – the surge in Covid-19 cases has forced Bollywood to press the pause button on multiple things, again. The entertainment industry is now staring at mounting financial losses, running in hundreds of crores. “Every quarter, at least Rs1000 crore is being lost in terms of the box-office revenue. Typically, … Read more

Theatres forced to shut down due to film postponements | Bollywood

G7 Multiplex’s Gaiety Cinema in Mumbai has been shut down temporarily since many film releases have been indefinitely postponed due to the surge in Omicron cases. Many other cinemas all across the country have followed suit with a few theatres in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh running with 50% capacity. “For … Read more

RRR and Jersey promotions were ‘waste of money’: Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 director Anees Bazmee on films getting postponed | Bollywood

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee opened up about films, such as RRR and Jersey, having to postpone the release amid the rising cases of Covid-19. In a new interview, he said that promotions, which had already begun for the movies,  was ‘like a waste of money’. He also spoke about the increase in budgets for making films … Read more