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'The Jungle Book' mints Rs.74.08 crore in opening week

The film, with Indian-American actor Neel Sethi as Mowgli, made its way onto the screens in India on April 8, a week ahead of its release in the US

 

Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau's 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film “The Jungle Book” is running strong at the Indian box office and has collected over Rs.70 crore in its opening week.
 
Released in India in four different languages (English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu), the film brings a story straight from the enchanting forest of India and presents a modern take on Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, originally published in 1894. 
 
The film received a good response on Thursday and collected Rs.10.97 crore thus taking its cumulative total to Rs.74.08 crore, read a statement.
 
It is also said to be the highest week one collection for any Hollywood release in India so far.
 
The film, with Indian-American actor Neel Sethi as Mowgli, made its way onto the screens in India on April 8, a week ahead of its release in the US.
 
Along with Neel, the film is supported by Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson and Christopher Walken.
 
Bollywood stars likes Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri have lent their voice for the Hindi version of “The Jungle Book”. 
 
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Infosys declares 285 percent final dividend
Bengaluru : Software major Infosys Ltd has declared a final dividend of Rs.14.25 per share of Rs.5 at par or a whopping 285 percent for the just-concluded fiscal 2015-16 in rupee terms.
 
In a regulatory filing to the stock exchange BSE on Friday, the blue-chip company said its board of directors had recommended a final dividend of Rs.14.25 per share for fiscal 2016 in rupee terms and $0.22 per share in dollar terms as on March 31. 2016.
 
With an interim dividend of Rs.10 per share or 200 percent for each share of Rs.5 at par for first six months (April-September), the total dividend for fiscal under review (FY 2016) is Rs.24.25 per share or a whopping 485 percent.
 
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Param

10 months ago

last statement about INFY trading price is ridiculous considering today is a holiday for both BSE & NSE!!!

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In Reply to Param 10 months ago

thanks for removing the last statement without acknowledging the earlier remark, which makes the remark look ridiculous :)

Second phase of odd-even scheme starts in Delhi
New Delhi : Delhi government's second phase of odd-even traffic scheme which aims at battling pollution in the national capital started on Friday.
 
"Odd even starts today. Lets all join hands and resolve to make it a success," Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
 
As per the rule, cars with odd-number registration would be allowed to ply on Friday. Those not abiding the rule would be fined Rs.2,000. 
 
The odd-even vehicle movement plan for four wheelers will continue till April 30 between 8.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m. except on Sundays. 
 
The second phase guidelines are similar to that of the first phase except that vehicles with students in uniform will be exempt if it is being driven by women. 
 
The scheme is also not applicable to vehicles being operated through compressed natural gas (CNG), two-wheelers, women motorists and several categories of VIPs. 
 
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