"Ferrari Ki Sawari" is Sharman Joshi's first solo hero film and has no female lead, but it has managed to pull in viewers and ended grossing about Rs.14 crore in the first three days of its release.
Made at a budget of Rs.10 crore, including publicity and marketing, the film about father-son relationship has already recovered its cost.
"The film is doing extremely well in all our cinemas. Friday we had around 60 percent occupancy while Saturday-Sunday had over 80 percent occupancy," Anant Verma, director and business head of DT Cinemas, told IANS.
Director Guddu Dhanoa has confirmed that he is making a sequel to his 2000 movie "Bichhoo" -- but says instead of the original lead pair - Rani Mukerji and Bobby Deol - he will cast fresh faces for part two of the suspense thriller which is likely to go on the floors in September or October
"Yes, I am making a sequel to 'Bichhoo'. The script is ready and we are finalizing the star cast for the film," Dhanoa told IANS.
Boman Irani, who started his film career at the age of 44, feels it is the passion for the art of acting that has helped him in establishing himself as an actor even after crossing forty.
"To become an actor, you need to have passion. You need to have fire in your belly. It's true that you need talent to become successful, but if you don't have the passion for the job you are doing, you will never succeed," said Boman, who was in the city to attend an educational programme.
"If you have the passion and the fire in your belly, you will get noticed one day," he added.
Director Anurag Kashyap seems wary of going to Wasseypur for the promotion of his film "Gangs of Wasseypur" and says that he will pay a visit to the Jharkhand town only after the film's release.
"We will go to Wasseypur after the film's release, after it is screened at the Ray Theatre there. People there don't yet know what's in the film, but after the screening all their doubts will be cleared and then we will go to Wasseypur," the 39-year-old said here at a special screening of the film.
Actor Sharman Joshi, whose first solo hero film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" opened to good reviews, is humbled by the praise being showered upon his film by the audiences.
"I am feeling too happy. We are very, very thankful to the people for their love. We are very humbled by the love and affection they are showing. Thank you very much," the 33-year-old said here at an event.
"In Bombay and in the whole country, every show is earning a huge collection and we are expecting Rs.25 crore in the first week and it's only going to grow bigger and stronger," he added.