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Box Office Report for the Week - 17 Jun 2013
  ´Fukrey´ Is Fair ; ´YPD 2´ Average ; ´Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani´ Is A Global Blockbuster!
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The coming Friday will see the release of the Sonam-Dhanush starrer `Ranjhaana`, Neil Nitin Mukesh`s `Shortcut Romeo` and the first time pairing of Mithun and son Mahakshay in `Enemmy`. From the list the fron runner is likely to be `Ranjhaana`, with `Enemmy` doing well in U.P.-Bihar and West Bengal.

 Fukrey  Verdict: -
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Excel Entertainment`s Farhan-Vishakha starrer, `Fukrey` saw a slow start but the film managed a decent weekend netting about 10 crore.


 Ankur Arora Murder Case  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The other release of the week, the Arjun Mathur and Vishakha starrer, `Ankur Arora Murder Case`, could not make much of an impact netting around 1.25 crore during the opening weekend.

 Yamla Pagla Deewana 2  Verdict: Average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 30 crore ; £ 107,000 ; $221,000  Total Earnings: India Rs. 30 crore ; £ 107,000 ; $221,000
 Director: Sangeeth Sivan  Producer: Dharmendra
 Music: Sharib Sabri and Toshi Sabri  Lyrics: Kumaar
 Starring: Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Dharmendra, Neha Sharma, Kristina Akheeva, Anupam Kher, Gulshan Grover, Johnny Lever
 Genre:  Recommended Audience:
The Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol starrer, `Yamla Pagla Deewana 2`, got hit by the `Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani` tsunami in most of India barring North and Central circuits and performed below expectations. The film has also disappointed in the Overseas.

 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 46 crore ; UK £ 176,000 ; US$ 804,000  Total Earnings: India Rs. 153 crore ; UK£784,000 ; US$ 2,855,700
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 406 unique users): 5.1
 Director: Ayan Mukerji  Producer: Karan Johar
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya , Kumaar
 Starring: Ranbir Kapoor , Deepika Padukone , Aditya Roy Kapur , Kalki Koechlin & Others
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
After a stupendous opening week of 107 crore, the Ranbir-Deepika starrer, `Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani` continued it`s merry run even in the second week. `YJHD` is the year`s biggest global blockbuster. The film is also an Overseas blockbuster grossing $7.5m.

 Go Goa Gone  Verdict: Average plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 27 crore ; UK£90,000 ; US$300,000
 Director: Krishna DK, Raj Nidhimoru  Producer: Saif Ali Khan, Dinesh Vijan, Sunil A Lulla
 Music: Sachin-Jigar  Lyrics: Priya Panchal, Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Puja Gupta, Anand Tiwari
 Genre: Comedy, Thriller  Recommended Audience: General
Moving on, the Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK directed Saif Ali Khan starrer, `Go Goa Gone`(budget 9-10 crore), maintained well at some good cinemas. The film is below par (better in US) in the Overseas.

 Aashiqui 2  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.75 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 77.75 crore
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 404 unique users): 5.16
 Director: Mohit Suri  Producer: Bhushan Kumar, Mukesh Bhatt, Krishan Kumar
 Music: Mithoon,Jeet Ganguly, Ankit Tiwari  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil, Sanjay Masoom and Sandeep Nath
 Starring: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
Concluding with T-Series and Vishesh Films’ `Aashiqui 2`, the low budget (7 crore) film turned out to be first blockbuster of 2013.

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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