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Box Office Report for the Week - 8 Apr 2010
  ´Prince´ Vivek All Set For A Comeback ; New Releases Fail
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This Friday will see an exciting clash as Tips’ `Prince` starring Vivek Oberoi will take on the Milap Zhaveri directed Ritesh-Jacqueline venture `Jaane Kahan Se Aayee Hai`. One feels that it will be `Prince` which will win the battle due to a superb and sustained publicity and reasonably popular music. The third release of the week will be Aparna Sen’s `The Japanese Wife`, but it will only be appreciated by select multiplex audience.

 Sadiyaan  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Luv Sinha’s debut venture `Sadiyaan` had poor collections to show and has been rejected.


 Tum Milo Toh Sahi  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 Director: Kabir Sadanand  Producer: Nikhil Panchammiya
 Music: Sandesh Shandilya  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
 Starring: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Suniel Shetty, Vidya Malvade, Anjana Sukhani, Rehan Khan
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
The Nana-Dimple starrer `Tum Milo To Sahi` was somewhat better but with just 15-25 percent occupancy.

 Hum Tum Aur Ghost  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4.20 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 4.20 crores ; UK£70,973
Arshad Warsi’s maiden production venture `Hum Tum Aur Ghost` has failed to appeal to the audience.

 Well Done Abba  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2.25 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 2.25 crore
 PB Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Shyam Benegal  Producer: Mahesh Ramanathan
 Music: Shantanu Moitra  Lyrics: Ila Arun, Swanand Kirkire, Ashok Mishra
 Starring: Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sameer Dattani, Ravi Kissen, Ila Arun, Salim Ghouse, Sonali Kulkarni, Rajit Kapoor, Yashpal Sharma, Ravi Jhankal
 Genre: Social  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Shyam Benegal’s `Well Done Abba` went in for a limited release, but had ordinary collections to show.

 Love Sex Aur Dhokha  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.80 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 8.40 crore
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Dibakar Banerjee  Producer: Ekta Kapoor
 Music: Sneha Khanwalker  Lyrics: Dibakar Banerjee
 Starring: Arya Banerjee, Neha Chauhan, Anshuman Jha, Atul Mongia, Shruti, Amit Sial, Herry Tangdi and Raj Kumar Yadav,
 Genre: Emotional  Recommended Audience: Adult
Though it fell heavily but Dibaker Banerjee`s `Love Sex Aur Dhokha` managed to gladden the hearts of all concerned.

 Shaapit  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 6 crore
Vikram Bhatt’s `Shaapit` crashed but managed to get enough for recovery, barring some circuits.

 Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.60 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 28.30 crore ; UK£119,799 ; US $226,336
The Ajay, Konkona and Paresh starrer `Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?` had another steady week to show. Unfortunately, unlike in India, the film has been rejected in the Overseas.

 My Name Is Khan  Verdict: Hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.20 crore  Total Earnings: India 74.50 crore; UK£ 2,616,353; US $4,003,598
 PB Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Karan Johar  Producer: Gauri Khan, Hiroo Johar
 Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy  Lyrics: Niranjan Iyengar
 Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Soniya Jehan, Jimmy Shergill, Zarina Wahab, Parvin Dabbas, Arif Zakaria, Navneet Nishan, Sheetal Menon, Tanay Chheda, Arjun Mathur
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Concluding with Karan Johar`s Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer, `My Name Is Khan`, the film seems to be ending its successful Indian run. `My Name Is Khan` is now Bollywood`s biggest Overseas grosser.

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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