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Box Office Report for the Week - 17 Jul 2013
  ´Milkha´ Wins The Race ; ´Lootera´ & ´Ghanchakkar´ Disappoint; ´Raanjhanaa´ & ´Fukrey´ Are Hits!
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Having netted a good 33-34 crore (including Thursday paid previews), `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` maintained beautifully during the weekdays too. The Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directed Farhan Akhtar starrer is likely to cross the 50 crore mark by the end of the first week itself, which is more than the entire run of director’s biggest claim to fame, the Aamir Khan starrer, `Rang De Basanti`. The film has also done wonderfully in the Overseas grossing $650,000 from the US, during the opening weekend.

 Lootera  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 24 crore ; UK£7,500 ; US$78,800  Total Earnings: India Rs. 24 crore ; UK£115,000 ; US$551,000
 Director: Vikramaditya Motwane  Producer: Ekta Kapoor Shobha Kapoor Anurag Kashyap Vikas Bahl
 Music: Amit Trivedi  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
The Ranveer, Sonakshi and Adil starrer, `Lootera`, could not capitalize on the weekend growth and saw diminishing collections during the weekdays. `Lootera` has done decently in the Overseas.


 Policegiri  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 15 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 15 crore
The other release of the week, Sanjay Dutt`s `Policegiri`, has failed at the box-office.

 Ghanchakkar  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 31 crore ; ; UK£144,000 ; US$203,000
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 401 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Rajkumar Gupta  Producer: Ronnie Screwvala Siddharth Roy Kapur
 Music: Amit Trivedi  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya
 Starring: Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan,Rajesh Sharma,Namit Das
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: General
After a fair first week, UTV Motion Pictures’ Emraan-Vidya starrer, `Ghanchakkar`, crashed in the second week. The film has also disappointed in the Overseas.

 Raanjhnaa  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 5.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 58 crore ; UK£150,000 ; US$890,000
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Anand L. Rai  Producer: Krishika Lulla
 Music: A.R. Rahman  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil
 Starring: Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
Moving on, the Sonam, Dhanush and Swara starrer, `Raanjhanaa`, saw another rocking week. The film has also done very well in the Overseas.

 Fukrey  Verdict: Hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs 2 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 31 crore
Meanwhile the Pulkit, Ali and Vishakha venture , `Fukrey`, managed another fruitful week.

 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani  Verdict:
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 188 crore ; UK £1,069,600 ; US$3,807,500
 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
Concluding with Deepika-Ranbir`s ` Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani`, the film is an all time blockbuster. The film has also crossed $10m mark in the Overseas.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • ´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!
 • ´Highway´ Decent ; ´Gunday´ Semi-Hit ; ´Hasee Toh Phasee´ Above Average
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