Chinese cinemagoers watch the 3D science-fiction blockbuster Avatar in Hefei, Anhui province, in January 2010. Hollywood films a decade ago contributed over 50 per cent to China’s box-office revenue, but they have been upstaged by domestic films and other Asian productions. Photo: AFP 

How Bollywood is giving Hollywood a run for its money in China

Sabena Siddiqi says Hollywood films seem to have lost their lustre in China, where domestic releases and films from India are fuelling box-office revenue

Topic |   China-India relations

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Chinese cinemagoers watch the 3D science-fiction blockbuster Avatar in Hefei, Anhui province, in January 2010. Hollywood films a decade ago contributed over 50 per cent to China’s box-office revenue, but they have been upstaged by domestic films and other Asian productions. Photo: AFP 
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