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Box Office Report for the Week - 24 Sep 2010
  ´Dabangg´ Is A Blockbuster, Set For More Laurels Due To Open Week(s)!
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It is another open week. The resultant beneficiery will once again be `Dabangg`!

 Anjaana Anjaani  Verdict: To release
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 PB Rating: 5.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Siddharth Raj Anand  Producer: Sajid Nadiadwala
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar  Lyrics: Vishal D, Neelesh M, Amitabh B, Anvita D, Kumaar, Kausar M
 Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Zayed Khan
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
The Priyanka-Ranbir starrer `Anjaana Anjaana` has been postponed to Ist October, due the Ayodhya verdict, which has itself been postponed!


 Dabangg  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 80.75 crore ; UK£125,086 : US$ 297,229  Total Earnings: India Rs. 80.75 crore ;UK£570,566 ; US$1,068,589
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Abhinav Kashyap  Producer: Arbaaz Khan
 Music: Sajid Wajid, Lalit Pandit  Lyrics: Faiz Anwar, Lalit Pandit, Jalees Sherwani
 Starring: Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, Vinod Khanna Dimple Kapadia
 Genre: Action  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
It was the `Dabangg` virus throughout the week and it broke almost all previous box-office records in India. The first week’s distributors’ share in India is a total whopping 46 crores! The film will surely get to an all time blockbuster status. The Abhinav Kashyap directed Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha starrer is also a hit in the Overseas.

 We Are Family  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2.45 crore ; UK£75,029  Total Earnings: India Rs.20,25 crore ; UK£ 603,767 ; US$410,876
 PB Rating: 5.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Siddharth Malhotra  Producer: Karan Johar
 Music: Shankar Ehsaan Loy  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil and Anvita Dutt
 Starring: Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal
 Genre: Family  Recommended Audience: General
Karan Johar’s Kajol, Arjun Rampal and Kareena Kapoor starrer, `We Are Family`, has crashed all over. The makers will have to look forward to the non-theatrical rights to get into safe zones. The film has performed decently in the Overseas, though not befitting a Karan-Kajol project.

 Peepli Live  Verdict: Hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.15 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 30.65 crore ; US$757,951
 PB Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Anusha Rizvi  Producer: Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, B. Shrinivas Rao
 Music: Indian Ocean, Nageen Tanvir, Bhadwai Village Mandali  Lyrics: Noon Meem Rashed, Sanjeev Sharma, Gangaram Sakhet, Swanand Kirkiree
 Starring: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghubir Yadav, Malaika Shenoy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 Genre: Social  Recommended Audience:
Aamir Khan’s Anusha Rizvi directed `Peepli [Live]` is ending it`s theatrical tenure, after a super run. After a wonderful performance in the US, the film releases today in the UK.

 Once Upon A Time in Mumbai  Verdict: Hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India 0.20 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 56.45 crore ; UK£126,696
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Milan Luthria  Producer: Balaji Telefilms
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil, Nilesh Mishra, Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai, Kangana Ranaut, Randeep Hooda
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Concluding with Milan Luthria’s Ajay-Emraan starrer `Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai`, the film is ending its succeesful run. Unfortunately the film has been rejected in the Overseas.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • 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´
 • Bumper Start For ´2 States´ ; ´Bhoothnath Returns´ Succeeds ; ´Main Tera Hero´ Is A Semi-Hit!
 • Sunny´s ´MMS´ Scores; ´Bewakoofiyaan´ Disappoints; ´Queen´ Kangana Rocks; Vidya-Farhan´s ´Shaadi´ Succeeds!
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