Amid new movie releases every week, there is a lot of curiosity around how well a new flick has performed. Everything from 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon,' to 'Puli,' and 'Vedalam,' to 'Singh Is Bliing' grabs viewers' and critics attention alike. The success of a movie is partly analysed by its gross income and partly by the story line.
Box office collection gives a clear picture of how movies are drawing audience and gaining popularity day in and day out. News publications routinely follow the updates on box office collections, such as the International Business Times, India edition, but those who like to stay connected all the time can rely on some free apps available in the market.
As Google's mobile platform, Android, is the most dominant and has more than a billion active users around the world, we bring you some of the best rated mobile apps that will give you movie collections, preview, critics score, audience score and more while on-the-go.
Here are top seven Bollywood box office collection apps that will serve the purpose:
Bollywood Box Office – beta
As the name suggests, the app is still in its beta phase but is one of the most refined apps for getting your daily Bollywood box office news. It features integrated analytical tools to give you exclusive box office collection report of Bollywood movies along with Top 10 grossers, trends of actors directors, and more.
Bollywood Box Office – beta is available as a free download from Google Play Store.
Movies Box Office
If you are interested in the US box office collection, Movies Box Office is the go to app for you. You can browse movies that are going to be released, read previews, get critic score, audience reviews and the cast of any movie.
Download Movies Box Office for free on your Android smartphone from Play Store.
Bollywood box office news and data can be found in a well organised tabular format, which gives you information of how much a movie earned, costs involved in the making, popularity of the movie and more at a single glance.
"Box Office has become the most important metric to measure success & stature of stars, movies and the industry. Every Movie wants to score at the Box Office by hitting big numbers at the box office window and have pride by scoring high on the 100 and 200 crore club," the app description reads.
You can download Bollywood BoxOffice app from Play Store for free.
Movie & Box Office News
If you wish to know more than just the numbers, here's an app that brings you Bollywood and Hollywood gossip from behind the scenes, movie trailers, curated stories from renowned publications, and easily follow specific actors, directors or movies. Movie & Box Office News also brings you box office charts as well as offers a widget that goes on your home screen for frequent updates.
Download Movie & Box Office News for free from Play Store.
Here's a more comprehensive app meant for those who love to know about the Bollywood trades. Bollywood Trade brings you "box office collections, box office trends & analysis, global film festivals and markets info, movie release calendar, media kits, international news, press releases, Television happenings and much more," the app description states.
Bollywood Trade is available for download from Play Store for free.
Box Office India
This is an app for the Box Office India website that brings Bollywood news, reviews, interviews, features and columns. With this app, you can stay up to date with India's film trade magazine in getting reports about the weekly and total collections of latest releases.
Box Office India app can be downloaded from Google Play Store at no cost.
BollywoodMDB - Reviews & News
If you are not too keen to know about the numbers, but wish to get all the latest Bollywood gossip and news, Bollywood MDB is designed just for you. The app features upcoming releases, movie trailers, reviews of critics and viewers, navigator to find the nearest theatre where the movie is running, all Page 3 updates and more.
Like others, this app is free for download and available on Google Play Store.