The overall size of the Bollywood industry could swell to $2.89 billion (INR193 billion), up from its current $2.32 billion (INR155 billion), according to a new report. Industry researchers predict that theatrical revenue in India will swell from a current $1.78 billion (INR115 billion) to $2.13 billion (INR142 billion) by FY2017.
That makes theatrical circuits account for some 74% of total income. TV and satellite revenues will grow at some 15% per year, said the forecasters, but predicted that home video will shrink at 10% per year. Regional films in other Indian languages currently accounts for some 43% of national box office and is growing faster and might surpass the Hindi film industry in a few years' time.