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Box Office Report for the Week - 5 Apr 2007
  'SLBB' Banks On Popular Music , 'Namastey London' Scores In The Overseas & Parts Of India
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 Shaka Laka Boom Boom  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 Director: Suneel Darshan  Producer: Suneel Darshan
 Music: Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Bobby Deol, Upen Patel, Celina Jaitley, Kangna Ranaut, Asrani, and Anupam Kher
 Genre:  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Suneel Darshan-Bobby Deol combination has always worked in parts of North and UK and with the hot and happening Upen Patel thrown in , along with popular music , `Shaka Laka Boom Boom` is expected to follow suit .

 Provoked (E & Hindi dubbed)  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The Aishwarya Rai starrer `Provoked` ( in English & Hindi dubbed) , based on the life of Kiranjit Ahluwalia , is expected to do well at select multiplexes , specially the original English version .

 Khanna & Iyer  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
As predicted , Subhash Ghai and Mukta Media`s `Khanna & Iyer` turned out to be a poor show and flopped on the first day itself .

 Delhii Heights  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The Jimmy Shergil-Neha Dhupia starrer `Delhii Heights` got of to a very poor start , even in the multiplexes and followed the fate of `Khanna & Iyer`

 The Namesake  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.30 crores ; US $1,545,971 ; UK $246,083  Total Earnings: India Rs.India Rs. 1.30 crores ; US $4,609,030 ; UK $246,083
 PB Rating: 9.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 402 unique users): 5.14
 Director: Mira Nair  Producer: Lydia Dean Pilcher
 Music: --  Lyrics: --
 Starring: Tabu, Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Jessica Blank, Jacinda Barett, and Zuleikha Robinson
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Tabu-Irrfan Khan starrer had a limited release and performed well . The makers` have added additional prints in the second week . `The Namesake` continues to rule the US box-office and has had an impressive start in UK .

 Namastey London  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 15.85 crores ; US $210,111 ; UK $291,942  Total Earnings: India Rs. 15.85 crores ; US $882,667 ; $1,021,782
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 403 unique users): 5.16
 Director: Vipul Shah  Producer: Eros/Blockbuster Movie Entertainers
 Music: Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: `Javed Akhtar
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Upen Patel, Rishi Kapoor, Javed Shiekh, Ritesh Deshmukh
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Vipul Shah directed Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer `Namastey London` is on way to a definate hit status in most of North India and Rajasthan . What is impressive is that it also obtained good collections ( after an ordinary first day) in Bombay and Nizam . The makers` have declared a gross collection of 27 crores from India . In the overseas `Namastey London` is already a hit and the makers` have declared a gross collection of Indian Rs. 13 crores (From US , UK , Australia & Dubai etc.).

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • Good Weekend For �Singh Is Bliing�; �Talvar� Impresses ; �Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon� Is A Hit ; �Katti Batti� & �Hero� Fail!
 • Great Start For "Welcome Back"; "Phantom" Strikes ; "Brothers" Scrapes Through ; "Manjhi" Surprises!
 • Blockbuster ´Bajrangi Bhaijaan´ Set To Cross 300 crore; ´Bahubali´ Is The Biggest Regional Dubbed Hit!
 • ´ABCD 2´ Is A Super Hit ; ´Dil Dhadakne Do´ Above Average; ´Hamari Adhuri Kahani´ Fails!
 • ´Tanu Weds Manu Returns´ Is A Blockbuster ; ´Bombay Velvet´ Disaster´; ´Piku´ A Hit & ´ Gabbar Is Back´ Semi-Hit!
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