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Komal Nahta

About the author: Komal Nahta is one of the most respected trade analysts in India. Komal is Editor and Publisher of "Film Information", the largest circulated film trade journal. He is also an anchor for a popular TV show based on Bollywood. He had been the Bollywood representative of the BBC Radio Network, U.K. for almost 10 years. Komal was the first person from the film industry to be appointed as advisor of the IDBI (Industrial Development Bank of India) for its film financing division.

Box Office Update of Jab Tak hai Jaan, Son of Sardaar

Box Office Update of Jab Tak hai Jaan, Son of Sardaar

Komal Nahta11/20/2012 5:33:02 PM

With two biggies like Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son Of Sardaar vying for attention at the Box Office, which movie managed to see a higher number of footfalls in the theaters? Was the extended Diwali weekend profitable for the two films? Renowned Trade Expert Komal Nahta answers these questions and more!...Read more

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Son of Sardaar v/s Jab Tak Hai Jaan -- Who will win at the box-office?

Son of Sardaar v/s Jab Tak Hai Jaan -- Who will win at the box-office?

Komal Nahta11/8/2012 11:56:02 AM

On one side, we have Shah Rukh Khan and Yash Chopra's romantic flick, while on the other hand we have Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in an action-comic flick. Who will win, veteran Trade Expert Komal Nahta predicts!...Read more

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Nov Week 1 Box-office Report: 1920 Evil Returns does well, others lose

Nov Week 1 Box-office Report: 1920 Evil Returns does well, others lose

Komal Nahta11/8/2012 7:58:16 AM

With a variety of films hitting the screens on Nov 2, which movie managed to woo the audience, and please the producers? How much moolah did each movie rake in? Veteran Trade Expert Komal Nahta gives you the details. ...Read more

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Are the November 2 releases this year exciting enough?

Are the November 2 releases this year exciting enough?

Komal Nahta11/2/2012 3:06:22 PM

The country is not even two weeks away from Diwali. So, is the industry serving some exciting delicacies (read movies) this weekend? Bollywood's much esteemed Trade Expert, Komal Nahta tells us what to expect this weekend!...Read more

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Box Office Update: Chakravyuh, Rush, Ajab Gazabb Love

Box Office Update: Chakravyuh, Rush, Ajab Gazabb Love

Komal Nahta11/2/2012 1:54:49 PM

Chakravyuh, Rush, Ajab Gazabb Love managed to get decent ratings from the critics, but what about the audiences' reaction to the movies? Did they make the producers smile, or did they bring tears to their eyes, and a dip in their bank balance? Here's the complete box-office status by veteran Trade Expert Komal Nahta....Read more

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Box Office Update of Student Of The Year by Komal Nahta

Box Office Update of Student Of The Year by Komal Nahta

Komal Nahta10/29/2012 11:59:22 PM

Student Of The Year is garnering accolades from all quarters. Trade Expert Komal Nahta tells us how much Karan Johar's risk of taking three newcomers in the lead has paid off....Read more

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Weekend Box Office update - Aiyya, Bhoot 2, Makhhi, OMG, English Vinglish

Weekend Box Office update - Aiyya, Bhoot 2, Makhhi, OMG, English Vinglish

Komal Nahta10/18/2012 7:19:00 PM

People had high expectations from Aiyyaa; so, how many people turned audience for the movie? And what about RGV's Bhoot Returns? Did it scare its audience, or its producers? And did Eega manage to rake in moolah with "Makkhi" too? Trade Expert Komal Nahta talks business....Read more

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Box Office Report: Lovely-shovely collections-vollections for English Vinglish

Box Office Report: Lovely-shovely collections-vollections for English Vinglish

Komal Nahta10/10/2012 1:49:25 PM

Initially, everyone expected Sridevi to carry English Vinglish on her slender shoulders; but now, after the film has released, we realise that it is the movie which helps the veteran actress make a successful comeback! Undoubtedly, Sridevi is superb in the movie, but it is the whole film that is the winner! A Box office Report by Trade veteran Komal Nahta...Read more

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Box Office Update: While OMG proves to be kamaal, Priyadarshan fails to score

Box Office Update: While OMG proves to be kamaal, Priyadarshan fails to score

Komal Nahta10/5/2012 1:09:57 PM

It was Akshay-Paresh v/s Priyadarshan at the box office last weekend. While OMG scored kamaal and is doing dhamaal at the box-office, Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal's producers exclaimed ‘Oh my God’ in despair! Here's the complete Box Office report of OMG by Trade Expert Komal Nahta....Read more

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It's Sridevi v/s Mallika Sherawat this weekend

It's Sridevi v/s Mallika Sherawat this weekend

Komal Nahta10/4/2012 7:06:03 PM

What is it in English Vinglish that prompted Sridevi to make a comeback to the silver screen? Is the film indeed so appealing? Talking about the other release this week, Kismet Love Paisa Dilli is counting on the young cinegoers to add moolah to its pockets. Will they succeed? Here's a preview by Trade Expert Komal Nahta....Read more

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