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Bollywood's Feb 23 strike called off

Bollywood’s Feb 23 strike called off

Bollywood’s planned strike Feb 23 to protest against the imposition of a service tax on the film industry has been called off after a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, industry officials said Tuesday. “This strike has been called off.
Very few successes in strike-hit Bollywood

Very few successes in strike-hit Bollywood

Mumbai, As 2009 moves into its second half, the Bollywood box office can look back at just a handful of success stories. While a film producers’ strike resulted in a virtual drought of movies for two whole months, the poor

Producers’ strike hit Bollywood badly, says Reliance’s Amit Khanna

Mumbai, The Hindi film industry was hit badly by the stand off between producers and multiplex owners and lost about Rs.300 crore, says Amit Khanna, chairman of Reliance Big Pictures, who was one of the architects of the 12-hour meeting

Bollywood rejoices after settling dispute with multiplexes

New Delhi, Heaving a sigh of relief after a 14-hour meeting that Friday resolved a crippling four-month dispute between Bollywood producers-distributors and multiplexes, United Producers and Distributors Forum (UPDF) chairman Mukesh Bhatt said that he was glad to have finally

Producers strike cost Bollywood Rs.3 bn

New Delhi, The two-month-long standoff between the producers-distributors and multiplex owners over revenue sharing, which was resolved Friday, has led to a whopping Rs.300 crore (Rs.3 billion) loss to the industry. “The strike has cost the Indian film industry over