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Robert Downey Jr’s Dolittle, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar Set Records At the Chinese Box Office Since Reopening Of Theatres

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Coronavirus has changed a lot of things and while we are waiting for theatres to still open in India, China has managed to open up the cinemas with renewed guidelines on social distancing and more. Even as flocking to the theatres hasn’t become as popular and normal as how it was pre-coronavirus, it surely seems to be getting better and the recent box office collections are proof of the same. Chinese theatres have been re-releasing some big films and recent collections show that the business is back on a steady rise. Andhadhun China Box Office Collection: Ayushmann Khurrana Starrer Beats Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Enters the Rs 300 Crore Club.

The weekend collections at Chinese box office managed to hit $17.5 million, thus showing that cinemagoers may now be getting used to the new normal and are now ready to return to the theatres. Robert Downey Jr’s Dolittle which has been one of the releases in China that has been making business. The film topped Chinese box office for the second weekend. The fantasy drama has in its ten days collected a decent total of $11.8 million.

Another Hollywood film that is bringing back people to the theatres is Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The film released on Sunday at over 400 higher-priced IMAX theatres. The Matthew McConaughey starrer 2014 film’s re-release has shown a great impact at the box office as it collected $2.8 million on its release day which also happens to be the biggest opening of any film since China’s cinemas officially reopened and is the biggest single-day collection in the post-coronavirus phase.

While these two Hollywood biggies have been dominating the box office, local films such as The Enigma of Arrival, Sheep Without a Shepherd and Mr Miao are also among the top 5 grossers ever since the theatres reopened.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 03, 2020 12:03 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Discovery Plus Announces Three New Originals, Gets Into OTT Content Creation in India

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Amid the rise of digital platforms in India, Discovery Plus, after stepping in India in March this year, has announced its foray into creating original content for its streaming service in the country with three new originals featuring the stars like Manoj Bajpayee, Rana Daggubati, Neeraj Pandey, and Randeep Hooda. The launch of the originals starting from December 9 has been planned. The line-up includes shows such as “Ladakh Warriors: The Sons Of The Soil” narrated in Hindi by Randeep Hooda, “Mission Frontline” featuring Rana Daggubati, and “Secrets Of Sinauli: Discovery Of The Century” that is presented by filmmaker Neeraj Pandey with Manoj Bajpayee as the host.”Ladakh Warriors: The Sons Of The Soil” showcases the grueling training of the warriors. It will start streaming on December 9. Talking about the show, Randeep said as quoted by Zee News, “With ‘Ladakh Warriors: The Sons of the Soil’, we celebrate the snow warriors of India and I couldn’t be happier to be associated with a project like this. To be able to lend my voice to take the story of these heroes to the masses is an honor”.”Ladakh! Land of majestic beauty & home to the Snow Warriors. It’s an honor to narrate Ladakh Warriors: The Sons of the Soil which showcases the grueling training of these warriors at the highest Regimental Centre in the world @discoveryplusIN #IndiaKeLiye”, Hooda tweeted. Ladakh! Land of majestic beauty & home to the Snow Warriors. It’s an honor to narrate Ladakh Warriors: The Sons of the Soil which showcases the grueling training of these warriors at the highest Regimental Centre in the world @discoveryplusIN #IndiaKeLiye #DiscoveryPlusOriginals pic.twitter.com/4KIQxHhmlK— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) December 3, 2020 “Mission Frontline” highlights the life of Military Forces, fighting at the border to keep the country safe. The special episode features actor and producer Rana Daggubati, who will experience the difficult life of a soldier and live with the border men at the Border Security Force, Jaisalmer. “It was an experience of a lifetime spending a day with and as a BSF Jawan in Jaisalmer. Stories of war & first-hand experiences have left a mark on me and I shall cherish them forever. Thank you
@discoveryplusIN for Mission Frontline! #IndiaKeLiye”, Rana tweeted.It was an experience of a lifetime spending a day with and as a BSF Jawan in Jaisalmer. Stories of war & first-hand experiences have left a mark on me and I shall cherish them forever. Thank you @discoveryplusIN for Mission Frontline! #IndiaKeLiye #DiscoveryPlusOriginals pic.twitter.com/tzZLqAYGgS— Rana Daggubati (@RanaDaggubati) December 3, 2020 Meanwhile, “Secrets Of Sinauli: Discovery Of The Century” uncovers the mysteries behind the excavations of Sinauli (a village in UP). The show will cover the timeline of the finds, the artifacts, and the people involved across each stage of the discovery.”Being a part of ‘Secrets Of Sinauli: Discovery Of The Century’ was enriching in many ways because I got to learn so much more about ancient India. I have been able to see ancient Indian history from a new perspective and to know that this excavation is just the tip of the iceberg, and there is lots more to be discovered in the timeline of Indian history with regards to the Sinauli excavation is certainly exciting”, Manoj Bajpayee said. I have been able to see ancient Indian history from a new perspective through ‘Secrets of Sinauli: Discovery of the Century’ coming soon on @DiscoveryPlusIn @FridayStorytel1 @neerajpofficial#IndiaKeLiye #DiscoveryPlusOriginals pic.twitter.com/Aufb1NSPNY— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) December 3, 2020 Apart from the upcoming three Indian originals, the streaming platform has planned more than 200 shows in the first half of 2021 including the local and global titles. Stay tuned…

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