It has been a fabulous year for the Tamil film industry with a good number of movies crossing major milestones at the box office. As far as the landmarks are concerned, the prominent among the lot should be the 100-crore mark, which is considered to be the elite club of the film industry. In 2019, there was an increase in the films that went on to breach the coveted mark at the box office. Take a look at the complete list here. Viswasam Ajith Kumar's Viswasam, which released in theatres on January 10, 2019, as a Pongal release, had a memorable run at the box office. It collected around Rs 140 crore at the Tamil Nadu box office and netted over Rs 180 crore at the worldwide box office. The film has turned out to be the biggest success in Ajith Kumar's career, so far. Petta Rajinikanth starrer Petta, which was pitted against Viswasam in the Pongal season, too set the box office on fire. The movie did a fabulous business at the worldwide box office as well, and it reportedly went on to … [Read more...] about Tamil Movies Of 2019 In 100 Crore Club: Viswasam, Petta, Bigil And More!
There's no denying that 2019 has been a fairly eventful year for fans of Telugu cinema. The much-hyped biggies Saaho and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy grabbed plenty of attention in the international market, helping Indian cinema scale new heights. Similarly, Maharshi exceeded expectations and proved that Mahesh Babu is still the man to beat. With 2019 coming to a close, here is a look at Tollywood flicks that collected over Rs 100 at the worldwide box office. Saaho (Pre-release Business: Rs 350 crore) Saaho, featuring Prabhas, grossed Rs 400 crore at the box office and helped 'Darling' prove his star power. The Sujeeth-directed action-thriller, released in four languages (Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam), underperformed in the Telugu states but exceeded expectations 'Up North', which helped it win the 'perception battle'. Its closing share was around Rs 200 crore. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (Pre-release Business: Rs 191 Crore) Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, directed by Surender Reddy, grossed … [Read more...] about Telugu Movies In 100 Crore Club For 2019: Saaho, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy And Others
Nearly one-quarter of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked Major League Baseball to reconsider its proposal for a restructuring of the minor leagues after the 2020 season that would lead to 42 teams being dropped from their current circuits. Representatives Lori Trahan, D-Massachusetts, and David McKinley, R-West Virginia, took the lead in the letter sent Tuesday to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and signed by 106 members of the House. 'The abandonment of minor league clubs by Major League Baseball would devastate our communities, their bond purchasers, and other stakeholders affected by the potential loss of these clubs,' the letter said. 'We want you to fully understand the impact this could have not only on the communities we represent, but also on the long-term support that Congress has always afforded our national pastime on a wide variety of legislative initiatives.' The Professional Baseball Agreement between Major League Baseball and the National … [Read more...] about More than 100 members of Congress ask Major League Baseball to reconsider plan to ELIMINATE 42 minor league teams because ‘it would devastate communities’
Video PlayerClose BEIJING, March 13 (Xinhua) -- China's central government has allocated a fund of 100 million yuan (about 15 million U.S. dollars) to address the adverse impact of natural disasters in Qinghai Province. The fund, allocated via the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Emergency Management, will be used to help local residents affected by heavy snow in places including Yushu and Guoluo in the province. Since December 2018, heavy snows and temperature drops have made it difficult for local farmers and herdsmen to make ends meet. Fodder shortage caused many livestock deaths. As a result, the Ministry of Emergency Management has started a level IV emergency response for disaster relief in the affected areas and dispatched working groups to guide disaster relief in Qinghai. Disaster relief work is proceeding in an orderly manner so far, and living and working conditions of local people are returning to normal, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management. … [Read more...] about China allocates 100 mln yuan for natural disaster relief in Qinghai