Expensive movie tickets: A price to pay?
What is that “high” level of ticket price that becomes a barrier for a significant section of audience? We conducted an extensive research to find out.
Hindi cinema's moment of reckoning
What will it take for Hindi film industry to get back on its feet in the post-pandemic era?
The return of the Angry Young Man
The 1970s archetype of the Angry Young Man is back in a modern avatar, via characters like Rocky, Pushpa, Kabir Singh and Harshad Mehta. What makes this persona tick in today's times?
Mind your language!
Six months after the film's release, this analysis looks at how the overuse of the English language may have severely curtailed the box office business of the film 83
Stars India Loves: The Pan India edition
Who are the most popular male and female film stars in India, across languages? Based on analysis using data from our long-running track titled Ormax Stars India Loves, we have the answers!
The curious case of The Kashmir Files
Does the success of The Kashmir Files underline the changing audience taste in a post-pandemic Bollywood? Or is there more to it? This analysis decodes the film's box office performance
Beyond the 'good looks'
On the occasion of International Women's Day, this analysis examines if the emergence of streaming content has changed the portrayal of women characters vis-a-vis Bollywood
Direct-to-OTT: The alternative ‘box office’ economics
A report on how much box office did the Hindi film industry lose because of theatres being shut during the pandemic, and how does this loss stack up against the revenue earned from streaming rights
Worth of the words
An analysis of the top 200 Hindi songs over the last decade reveals that there has been a resurgence of songs with meaningful lyrics
Women at work: Hindi cinema’s progressive shift
An analysis reveals how female lead characters in Hindi cinema have evolved from broad-stroke homemakers and love interests to those with more professional heft
Is political ideology coloring our cinema choices?
Understanding the impact of audience’s political ideology on their choice and preference of Hindi films
How 'bright' is Hindi cinema's future?
Hindi film audience have become more receptive to dimly-lit frames, and to visual spaces that are not as bright and colorful as those in the 90s
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