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Box Office Report for the Week - 16 Apr 2009
  New Releases Rejected ; ´8 X10 Tasveer´ Fails
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The stand off between the producers/distributors and the multiplexes is still on and there continues to be uncertainty over the release of even decent projects. Once again we have relatively unknown films like - `Meri Padosan`, `Cool Nahi Hot Hain Hum` and `Coffee House` etc.

 Ek Se Burre Do and Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The releases of last Friday, Arshad Warsi`s `Ek Se Burre Do` and the Mahie Gill, Ajay Jadeja and Vinod Kambli starrer `Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat` have been outrightly rejected by the audience.

 8x10 Tasveer  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 9.25 crores ; UK  Total Earnings: India Rs. 9.25 crores
 Director: Nagesh Kukunoor  Producer: Shailendra Singh
 Music: Salim Sulaiman, Neeraj Sridhar, Bohemia  Lyrics: Irfan Siddqui, Sameer, Bohemia
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, Sharmila Tagore, Javed Jaffrey, Girish Karnad, Anant Mahadevan, Benjamin Gilani, Rushad Rana, Utara Pawkar
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Percept Picture Company`s Nagesh Kukunoor directed Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Takia starrer, `8x10 Tasveer`, is a total loss. The film has very ordinary collections to show. `8 X 10 Tasveer` has also been totally rejected in the Overseas.

 Ek - The Power of One  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.90 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs.5.40 crores
 PB Rating: 5.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Sangeeth Sivan  Producer: K Sera Sera Productions
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics:
 Starring: Nana Patekar, Bobby Deol, Shriya Saran, Chunkey Pandey, Jackie Shroff, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sachin Khedekar, Zarina Wahab, Pradeep Kharab, Upasna Singh, Jaspal Bhatti, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Sanjay Mishra Ritu Vij
 Genre: Action  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Nana Patekar-Bobby Deol starrer, `Ek - The Power of One` has no power left and has crashed further.

 Aa Dekhen Zara  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0,75 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 4.75 crores
Jehangir Surti`s Neil-Bipasha starrer, `Aa Dekhen Zara` too has crashed badly in its second week, after a poor first one.

 Aloo Chaat  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.25 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 4.60 crores
Aftab Shivdasani`s `Aloo Chaat` leaves a bad taste in the mouth with pathetic collections in its third week.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • 'Maatr' & 'Noor' Fail ; 'Begum Jaan' Disappoints; 'Naam Shabana' Is Alright!
 • Bumper Weekend For 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' ; 'Jolly LLB 2' Is A Hit ; 'Rangoon' Fails!
 • Good To Decent Start For Akshay's 'Jolly LLB 2' ; 'Kaabil' Hrithik & 'Raees' Shah Rukh Succeed
 • Aamir's ATBB 'Dangal' Hits A Triple Century ; 'Wajah Tum Ho' & 'Befikre' Are Below Average!
 • Fair Start For Vidya's 'Kahaani 2' ; SRK-Alia's 'Dear Zindagi' Succeeds ; Ranbir's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Is Hit , 'Shivaay' Fails!
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