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Box Office Report for the Week - 15 Jan 2011
  The ´Yamla Pagla Deewana´ Deols Are Back With A Bang ; ´Jessica..´ Triumphs!
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This weeks new releases include, the three Deol starrer `Yamla Pagla Deewana` and Prakash Jha`s `Turning 30!!!`. As expected `Yamla Pagla Deewana` had a great first day in the the North, Centre and Eastern India (especialy at the single screens). The other release, `Turning 30!!!` failed to find any takers.

 No One Killed Jessica  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: UK£82,031 ; US$227,473  Total Earnings: UK£82,031 ; US$227,473
 PB Rating: 8.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Rajkumar Gupta  Producer: Ronnie Screwvala
 Music: Amit Trivedi  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Rani Mukherjee, Vidya Balan
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Rani-Vidya starrer, `No One Killed Jessica`, continues its great run (especially at good cinemas) and is the first success of the year. `No One Killed Jessica` has also done very well in the Overseas.

 Impatient Vivek  Verdict: Washout
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The audience rejected `Impatient Vivek` from the first show and the film is an unmitigated disaster.

 Tees Maar Khan  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 10.75 crore ; UK£ 18,042 ; US$ 14,355  Total Earnings: India Rs. 60.75 crore ; UK£691,500 ; US$1,072,686
 PB Rating: 2.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Farah Khan  Producer: Shirish Kunder, Ronnie Screwvala, Twinkle Khanna
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar, Shirish Kunder  Lyrics: Shirish Kunder, Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt Guptan
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Akshaye Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Raghu Ram, Rajiv Laxman and Arya Babbar
 Genre:  Recommended Audience:
Farah Khan’s Christmas extravaganza, `Tees Maar Khan`, could not capitalize on it’s superb initial and it crashed after that. The Akshay-Katrina has also under-performed in the Overseas given the hype and the festive season.

 Toonpur Ka Superrhero  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 3.80 crore
The Ajay-Kajol starrer, `Toonpur Ka Superrhero`, continues its dismal. The film is also a washout in the Overseas.

 Band Baaja Baaraat  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2.75 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 21.75 crore ; UK£63,082
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Maneesh Sharma  Producer: Aditya Chopra
 Music: Salim-Sulaiman  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Manmeet Singh, Manish Choudhary, Neeraj Sood.
 Genre:  Recommended Audience:
Concluding once again with `Band Baaja Baaraat`, the film is on an inspired run, and unbelievable as it may seem, the collections are better in the current week as compared to the last one. The Anushka-Ranveer starrer though has been rejected in the Overseas.

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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