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Box Office Report for the Week - 12 Nov 2014
  ´The Shaukeens´ Disappoints ; ´Happy New Year´ Is A Superhit
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This Friday will see the release of Yash Raj Films’ Shaad Ali directed Govinda, Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra starrer `Kill Dil`. Given the reasonably popular audio, the good promotion and not to forget YRF-Shaad’s track record, `Kill Dil` is all set for a decent start at the ticket window.

 The Shaukeens  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: UK£22,000 ; US$55,000  Total Earnings: UK£22,000 ; US$55,000
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 8 unique users): 5.25
 Director: Abhishek Sharma  Producer: Murad Khetani and Ashwin Varde
 Music: Yo Yo Honey Singh, Arko Mukherjee, Hard Kaur and Vikram Nagi  Lyrics: Sahil Kaushal, Arko Mukherjee, Siddharth Banerjee, Shabbir Ahmed and Vikram Nagi
 Starring: Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Lisa Haydon and Akshay Kumar
 Genre:  Recommended Audience:
The Akshay Kumar (extended cameo) starrer, `The Shaukeens`, disappointed at the ticket window, despite managing a decent 17-18 crore during the opening weekend. The film has been rejected in the Overseas.


 Rang Rasiya  Verdict: Washout
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 Director: Ketan Mehta  Producer: Anand Mahendroo, Deepa Sahi
 Music: Sandesh Shandilya  Lyrics: Manoj Muntashir
 Starring: Randeep Hooda, Nandana Sen, Ferena Wazeir, Darshan Jariwala and Paresh Rawal
 Genre:  Recommended Audience:
The other release of the same week, the Ketan Mehta directed Randeep-Nandana starrer, `Rang Rasiya` is a washout.

 Super Nani  Verdict: Disastor
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 4 crore
Indra Kumar’s Rekha-Sharman starrer, `Super Nani` has been rejected in the first week itself.

 Roar  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 9 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 9 crore
The second film of the same week, the Kamal Sadanah directed, `Roar`, fared much better than `Super Nani`, but is still a flop given its heavy cost (around 40 crore).

 Happy New Year  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 36 crore ; UK£70,000 ; US$210,000  Total Earnings: India Rs. 187 crore ; UK£1,260,000 ; US$3,560,000
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 116 unique users): 6.29
 Director: Farah Khan  Producer: Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
 Music: Vishal–Shekhar, Dr.Zeus, John Stewart  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil, Kumaar
 Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff
 Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama  Recommended Audience: General
Concluding with Farah Khan’s Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah starrer, `Happy New Year`, as is the norm (in most cases), after a huge first week (151 crore, including dubbed versions) the film fell heavily in the second. The film a super hit for it’s worldwide distributor Yash Raj Films, despite negative reviews/publicity. `Happy New Year` is rocking in the Overseas with $15m, till the third weekend.

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