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It’s a Hollywood week in Indian box office



It’s a Hollywood week in Indian box office

As two of the major Hollywood flicks hit the Indian screen this week, the English movies pose themselves as strong contenders for Hindi and other language Indian movies. First in the like is the mystery thriller, Inferno, directed by Ron Howard. The movie is special for Indian viewers as Bollywood star Irrfan Khan appears in an important role along with Hollywood stars Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Sidse Babett Knudsen, and Ben Foster.

The movie is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dan Brown and a sequel to The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, which swept box offices worldwide. Inferno, which is produced by the Sony Pictures Entertainment, reprises Tom Hanks in his iconic role of Robert Langdon, a professor of symbology at Harvard University. Bollywood actor Irrfan appears as Harry “The Provost” Sims, head of The Consortium, in the movie. The movie has opened up to positive reviews.The Girl on The Train, a joint venture of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners, has already earned raving reviews in the US and UK. The psychological thriller is an adaptation of British author Paula Hawkins’ record breaking bestseller novel of the same name. The Girl on The Train features Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, and Justin Theroux in important roles.

The movie, which is directed by Tate Taylor, revolves around Rachel, who as a devastating aftermath of her divorce, starts imagining a perfect and lovely couple on her routine train journey. But, soon she is sucked into her imaginary world and entangled with the reality and virtual worlds in a dangerous and bloody way.While two Hollywood flicks with positive reviews hit Indian screens back-to-back, the box office race becomes tougher and moviegoers have a rich weekend ahead.