Taran Adarsh

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Taran Adarsh

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Born Taran Adarsh
(1965-06-13) 13 June 1965 (age 49)
Occupation Film Critic, Film trade analyst
Years active 1981– present
Salary INR60 lakh (US$98,000)(Per annum)
Net worth INR20 crore (US$3.3 million)

Taran Adarsh (born 13 June[1] 1965) is an Indian film critic, journalist, editor and film trade analyst.[2] He is also a former producer and screenwriter.[3] He is the son of film director and producer, B. K. Adarsh.


Taran Adarsh started his journalism career at the age of 15 as the editor of Trade Guide, a weekly box-office magazine.[2] In 1994, Adarsh produced and wrote a Bollywood film-based serial Hello Bollywood, starring Shehzad Khan and Kashmira Shah. He continued his work on Trade Guide alongside. He is currently an active film critic, journalist and trade analyst on Bollywood Hungama, a leading Bollywood entertainment website.

In 2007, Adarsh was chosen as the host of a new talk show called B BIZ, on which he provides box office collection reports, and interviews renowned celebrities and film-makers from the industry. Commissioned by Bollywood trade channel ETC, the show aired on 7 May 2007, and has simultaneously been featured on Zee TV and Bollywood Hungama as well.[4]

In 2014, Adarsh was Faded up by Twitter [5] for giving 4-5 stars for every film he has rated over the past decade - irrespective of the story, screenplay, acting or direction.

Taran reported that EK tha tiger Netted INR199.5 crore (US$33 million)(Domestic Nett) while jab tak hai jaan collected INR125 crore (US$21 million)(Nett) at box office.

Adarsh tweeted about many films collections such as D:3 collected INR200 crore (US$33 million)Nett in its First weekend while 3 idiots collected INR202.5 (US$3.30) domestic nett in its lifetime.


  • Hello Bollywood (1994) - Director, producer and writer


  1. ^ "Taran Adarsh". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  2. ^ a b Bollywood Hungama News Network (4 March 2008). "Taare Zameen Par is the best film of 2007 - Taran Adarsh". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 8 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  3. ^ Rajesh, Y.P. (12 November 2007). "Bollywood reincarnation spoof takes a festival bow". uk.reuters.com (Reuters). Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  4. ^ Indiantelevision.com Team (4 May 2007). "ETC presents 'B Biz'". indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 
  5. ^ eni.network.com (25 Jul 2014). "Taran Adarsh becomes latest target of Twitter jokes". www.eni.network24.co. Retrieved 2014-07-25. 

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