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Box Office Report for the Week - 12 Mar 2011
  Blank Week Ahead ; ´Yeh Faasley´ Disappoints ; ´Tanu Weds Manu´ Scores, ´7 Khoon Maaf´ fails!
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Finally the ICC World Cup Cricket has assured that there are no new Hindi films listed for release! Needless to add that it will benefit `Tanu Weds Manu` the most and may be reduce some losses for `Patiala House`!

 Yeh Faasley  Verdict: Opens
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
With small films doing well at the ticket window, it was expected that the Yogesh Mittal directed Anupam Kher, Pawan Malhotra and Teana Desae starrer `Yeh Faasley` may just chart the same course. Unfortunately, despite some decent reviews the film saw a very ordinary start and could not improve upon it.


 Tanu Weds Manu  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 18.75 crore ; US$34,885  Total Earnings: India Rs. 18.75 crore ; UK£ 59,186 ; US$154,580
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 401 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Anand Rai  Producer: Sanjay Singh Films
 Music: Krsna  Lyrics: Raj Shekhar
 Starring: R Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Shergill, Deepak Dobriyal, Swara Bhasker, Ejaaz Khan, Navni Parihar, K K Raina, Rajendra Gupta and Ravi Kishan
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
The collections of `Tanu Weds Manu` went from strength to strength as the week progressed. The film is sure to get to hit status from here. Despite a limited release, the Madhavan-Kangana starrer has also done well in the Overseas.

 Satrangee Parachute  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.10 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 0.10 crore
The children`s film `Satrangee Parachute` has failed to appeal to the target audience.

 7 Khoon Maaf  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 18 crore ; UK£92,000 ; US$270,000
 PB Rating: 4.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Vishal Bhardwaj  Producer: Ronnie Screwvala and Vishal Bhardwaj
 Music: Vishal Bhardwaj  Lyrics: Gulzar
 Starring: Priyanka Chopra, Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham, Irrfan Khan, Aleksandr Dyachenko, Annu Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Vivaan Shah
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Meanwhile the collections of Vishal Bhardwaj’s `7 Khoon Maaf` went from bad to worse. The film has also fared badly in the Overseas.

 Patiala House  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.50 crore ; UK£16,758  Total Earnings: India Rs. 31.50 crore ; UK£678,854 ; US$645,000
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Nikhil Advani  Producer: Bhushan Kumar, Mukesh Talreja
 Music: Shankar Ehsaan Loy  Lyrics: Anvita Dutt Guptan
 Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Tinnu Anand, Soni Razdan, Prem Chopra, Masood Akhtar, Armaan Kirmani, Hard Kaur, Usmaan Qureshi and Devansh Daswani.
 Genre: Social  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Ending with Nikhil Advani’s `Patiala House`, the downslide continues. The Akshay-Anushka starrer has also under-performed 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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