Bheja Fry : What was actual verdict of 2008 Diwali clash between Golmaal Returns and Fashion.
Q : What was actual verdict of 2008 Diwali clash between Golmaal Returns and Fashion.
A : Fashion was produced by UTV and largely distributed by UTV Software Communication Ltd, Rajshree Pictures Pvt. Ltd and Sahyog Films.Out of 7 Key distributors including UTV, 3 lost some money including Rajashre, Vision Quest and Goldie Films. Overall it was average fare where producers made money, 50% of distributors lost money. Golmaal Returns was produced by Studio 18 and distributed largely by Studio 18 themselves (To 3 Major Territories) along with 9 other key distributors. Movie did breakeven for few small distributors (Indra Films, Bahar Enterprises, Vijayalaxmi Movies Pvt Ltd) but did plus business for majority. Producers made money. Most of distributors (70%) made profits and few were just breakeven or bear very minor loss. Overall it was HIT movie.
Q : What was distribution cost of My Name Is Khan in india ? How much it recovered ? What is final verdict ?
A : My Name Is Khan was sold to 12 Key distributors across India. Total domestic distribution cost was 42.30 Crore. Recovery was around 35-36 Crore (DS). Sringar Films Ltd. (Mumbai) And Mukta Movies Distributors(East Punjab and Delhi/UP) lost majority of invested chunk. Out of 12 Key distributors 7 (60%) distributors lost some money. Movie was breakeven for rest of distributors. Overall despite high grosser it was losing proposition.