A quick look at everything making news in cinema today!
That Aamir Khan is popular in China was evident with the reception of Dangal in that country. The film had grossed over Rs 15 crores at the Chinese box office. Now, Secret Superstar – starring Zaira Wasim – has recorded an opening in China which is higher than Dangal. It is reportedly the number one film in China and has made Rs 43.crores on its opening.
Aamir Khan scores yet again in China… #SecretSuperstar debuts at No 1 spot at China BO… Collects a WHOPPING $ 6.79 million [₹ 43.35 cr] on Fri… Opening day numbers are HIGHER than #Dangal there… SENSATIONAL!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 20, 2018
#SecretSuperstar enjoys INCREDIBLE audience rating on Chinese movie ticket and fan rating sites, which explains the IMPRESSIVE footfalls at multiplexes there… Surprisingly, the audience rating is higher than #Dangal, which grossed approx $ 200 mn in China.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 21, 2018
What’s making the news
Anantkumar Hegde, Union Minister of State for Skill Development, has managed to anger Prakash Raj yet again. During his visit in Ballari, the minister had referred to the Dalit protesters as stray barking dogs. The remark has not only angered the Dalit community, but also actor Prakash Raj. The actor took to Twitter and demanded that BJP takes action against Hegde.
Enough is enough.???..Serial offender…minister Ananthkumar Hegde at it again….he calls Dalits DOGs ..for protesting against his controversial constitution remark… supreme leaders of #bjp will you ask him to step down …or do you endorse his abuse #justasking
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) January 20, 2018
From Natalie Portman to Viola Davis, many Hollywood celebrities participated at the Women’s March rally. Here are some glimpses:
And back at the LA women’s march, Viola Davis is now addressing the crowd https://t.co/Kh2niSEh8E
— Meg Wagner (@megwagner) January 20, 2018
Scarlett Johansson calls out James Franco in Women’s March speech https://t.co/pyvjsxEm1p pic.twitter.com/3khIlJTnNi
— Indy Film (@TheIndyFilm) January 21, 2018
My speech at the #WomensMarchRome2018 subtitled in English https://t.co/n49E2Fo6Zw via @youtube
— Asia Argento (@AsiaArgento) January 21, 2018
This power trio took to the Women’s March in Los Angeles yesterday: “The most influential people in my life have always been women… I am obsessed with all the women in my life. I adore them and need them more and more every day.” https://t.co/cfwNfGUg3R
— E! News (@enews) January 21, 2018
Emma Watson at the LA’s Women’s march [January 20, 2018]https://t.co/Xrj2VWskfJ pic.twitter.com/Ith34wO3q1
— Emma Watson Updates (@EmWatsonUpdates) January 21, 2018
Natalie Portman gave a knockout speech at LA Women’s March. Watch it here – https://t.co/OX5Hm8lyjq pic.twitter.com/YV6hJxcwv7
— NataliePortman.com (@natpdotcom) January 21, 2018
Jessica Chastain singing about Women’s March at her monologue on #SNL pic.twitter.com/S3aj9cZk9X
— best of jessica chastain (@bestofchastains) January 21, 2018