Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

The Secret Behind Akshay Kumar And Ajay Devgan’s Success As Producers – Part 6

Not Just Bollywood, down South and regional cinema the film industry is fast changing. Gone are the days when top salable stars charged a hefty fee. Nowadays, the latest trend is salable stars turning co-producers. Akshay Kumar, who established his Film Production Company Hari Om Productions in 2008, has a very impressive track record of several hit films. What is…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

Why Actors Are Turning Producers? Is Money The Only Benchmark? Part 5

Why are actors taking to Film Production?  It is true that as co-producers, actors make more money but is money the only benchmark that is attracting actors to film production? Well, Kamal Haasan, the most versatile actor of Indian cinema contradicts. He says, “No, money is not everything. For an actor, the most decisive thing is the strength of his…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

Amitabh Bachchan Laid The Foundation Of Actors Turning Producers – Part 3

In the 1992 after Khuda Gawah, Amitabh Bachchan took a self-imposed retirement from Bollywood due to lack of good scripts and competent roles. During this period many producers tried to entice him with whopping remuneration to make a comeback but Bachchan declined. Finally, in 1996, Bachchan made a comeback with his ambitious Film Production Company Amitabh Bachchan Corp. Ltd (ABCL).…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

The Era When Producers Ruled Cinema – Part 2

Film making may be a director’s craft and a film star’s glitz to pull in the audience into cinema halls but without a sensible ‘producer’ a film cannot be imagined. Hence producers dominated filmmaking in the past. The glorious Prabhat Films founded by actor/director V Shantaram laid the foundation of filmmaking in India in 1929. Prabhat Films made several thought-provoking…

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Decline Of Producers And Rise Of Actors

Producers On The Decline; Actor turning Producers On The Rise! – Part 1

India’s most iconic Film Production House the RK Films drew its curtain by selling the RK Studios to Godrej Properties. Ranbir Kapoor the youngest member of RK clan does not seem to continue filmmaking. Likewise, the plight of many top Film Production companies like V Shantaram‘s Rajkamal Studios, Wadia Brothers Basant Studios, AR Kardar‘s Kardar Studios and Kamal Amrohi‘s Kamalistan…

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