Bollywood’s Report card from January 2012 to June 2012 : Box Office Report Card of first half of 2012
Well… Well…Well…. It’s the start of July 2012, and we are ready with the Bollywood Report Card… First half of 2012 has produced great results for Bollywood with three 100 crore blockbusters, more than 6 super-hits and many flops as usual , but overall it’s a far better first half than last two years. Success for low-budget and non commercial movies worked like icing on the cake with movies like Kahaani, Vicky Donor, Pan Singh Tomar, Gangs of Wasseypur, Ishaqzaade produced great results at the Box office. The year saw three 100+ crore blockbuster in the form of Agneepath, Rowdy Rathode and Housefull 2.
Small-budget films have done exceptionally well at the Box office. Ishaqzaade has collected around Rs 40 crore, Kahaani Rs 75 crore, Vicky Donor Rs 45 crore, Paan Singh Tomar Rs 20 crore, Gangs of Wasseypur Rs 20 crore and Farrari Ki Sawaari Rs 30 crore. Except ‘Ishaqzaade’, which was made at a budget of Rs 25 crore, the other three were made within Rs 10 crore. The total cost of ‘Kahaani’ was Rs 8 crore, ‘Vicky Donor’ Rs 5 crore, and ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ Rs 4.5 crore.
Flops have always been a part of Bollywood and this time there was no exception. Movies like Players, Agent Vinod, Teri Meri Kahaani, Dangerous Ishq falls at the Box office.
With 3 Khans coming in the next half of the year it seems like 2012 is gonna be a year with most number of 100+ crore grossers. Trade analysts have already predicted all these (Ek Tha Tiger, London Ishq, Talaash) to be a big blockbusters.
Well till then we lets wait, love and live Bollywood.