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Box Office Report for the Week - 21 Jan 2010
  ´Veer´ Set For A Healthy Weekend; ´Chance Pe Dance´ Has Bleak Chances!
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This week’s solo release is going to be Anil Sharma’s Salman Khan and Zarine Khan starrer, `Veer`. Based on some good promotion, melodious music and curiosity factor, the film is expected to embark on a healthy start, more so at single screens.

 Chance Pe Dance  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: UK£70,681; US$117,917  Total Earnings: UK£70,681; US$117,917
 PB Rating: 4.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Ken Ghosh  Producer: Ronnie Screwvala
 Music: Adnan Sami, Sandeep Shirodkar  Lyrics: Kumaar, Irfan Siddiqui, Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Genelia D’Souza
 Genre: Musical  Recommended Audience:
Last week`s Ken Ghosh directed Shahid-Genelia starrer, `Chance Pe Dance`, failed to appeal to the audience, as we had feared. The film saw a so-so to ordinary start across India. `Chance Pe Dance` has also been rejected in the Overseas.


 Hello Hum Lallann Bol Rahe Hain  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
As expected, Rajpal Yadav`s `Hello Hum Lallann Bol Rahe Hain` is a top contender for the yeras biggest disaster.

 Dulha Mil Gaya  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3.40 crore ; UK£ 24,100  Total Earnings: India Rs. 3.40 crore ; UK£132,547
 PB Rating: 4.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Mudassar Aziz  Producer: Viveck Vaswani
 Music: Lalit Pandit, Pritam  Lyrics: Mudassar Aziz, Kumaar
 Starring: Fardeen Khan, Sushmita Sen, Shahrukh Khan (Guest Appearance), Mohir Chadda Ishita Sharma, Johny Lever, Bina Kak, Suchitra Pillai, Viveck Vaswani, Howard Rosemeyer Parikshat Sahni, Anushka Manchanda, Tara Sharma
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: General
Mudassir Aziz’s Fardeen Khan, Sushmita Sen and Shah Rukh Khan (extended cameo) starrer, `Dulha Mil Gaya`, has been totally rejected, both in India and the Overseas.

 Pyaar Impossible  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 5.25 crore ; UK£ 5,843  Total Earnings: India Rs. 5.25 crore ; UK£30,532
 Director: Jugal Hansraj  Producer: Aditya Chopra
 Music: Salim-Sulaiman  Lyrics: Anvita Dutt Guptan
 Starring: Priyanka Chopra, Uday Chopra, Dino Morea
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
Meanwhile Yash Raj’s Priyanka-Uday starrer, `Pyaar Impossible`, was somewhat better than `Dulha Mil Gaya` but faced rejection by the audience globally.

 3 Idiots  Verdict: All time blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs.30 crore ; UK£115,023 ; US$326,379  Total Earnings: India Rs. 163.50 crore ; UK£1,551,556 ; US$6,052,646
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Rajkumar Hirani  Producer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
 Music: Shantanu Moitra  Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire
 Starring: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Mona Singh, Parikshit Sahani, Javed Jaffrey
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience:
Our last entry of this week is the Rajkumar Hirani directed `3 Idiots`, which is literally a one horse race and continues its record-breaking spree almost everywhere. The film is also setting new milestones in US.

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 • ´Mardaani´ Impresses ; ´Singham Returns´ Is Super Hit ; ´Entertainment´ Survives ; ´Kick´ Is Blockbuster
 • Salman´s Resounding ´Kick´; ´Humpty Sharma..´ Is A Hit; ´Ek Vilain´ Super Hit!
 • ´Ek Villain´ To Open Well; Good Weekend For ´Humshakals´; ´Holiday´ Hits A Century!
 • ´Heropanti´ To Impress; ´The Xpose´ Is Dull; ´Hawaa Hawaai´ & ´Mastram´ Pull Through ; 100 Crore For ´2 States´
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