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Box Office Report for the Week - 1 Oct 2017
  'Judwaa 2' Is A Hit; 'Bhoomi', 'Haseena Parkar' & 'Simran' Fail; 'Bareilly Ki Barfi', 'Newton' & 'Shubh Mangal..' Succeed!
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The coming Friday will witness the release of Saif Ali Kan's 'Chef', Abhinav-Zarin's 'Aksar 2' etc. Needless to add that even a week old 'Judwaa 2' will be more than a handful for the new releases.

 Judwaa 2  Verdict: Hit
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
This week’s top release, David Dhawan’s Varun Dhawan starrer,'Judwaa 2', a reboot of the super hit 'Judwaa', (featuring Salman and Karisma), is off to a superb start, netting 36 crore, during the first two days itself. Given the audience feedback and decent reviews, the film is all set to be a hit, if not a super hit.

 Bhoomi  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 11 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 11 crore
Sanjay Dutt's comeback venture, 'Bhoomi', has failed at the box-office.

 Haseena Parkar  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 7.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 7.50 crore
Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'Haseena Parkar' is a washout.

 Newton  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 12.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 12.50 crore
India's Oscar nominated Rajkummar Rao starrer, 'Newton', has hit pay dirt at the box-office!

 Simran  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 14 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 14 crore
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 7 unique users): 2.64
 Director: Hansal Mehta  Producer: Bhushan Kumar
 Music: Sachin-Jigar  Lyrics:
 Starring: Kangana Ranaut, Sohum Shah, Kishori Shahane, Hiten Kumar, Rupinder Nagra
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Kangana Ranaut venture 'Simran' has failed to entice the audience.

 Baadshaho  Verdict:
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 70 crore; UK£150,000; US$495,000
Meanwhile Milan Luthria’s Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Ileana D’Cruz and Vidyut Jammwal starrer, 'Baadshaho', failed to live up to the initial hype.

The film is much better in the overseas grossing $2.65m.

 Shubh Mangal Saavdhan  Verdict: Semi-hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 40 crore; UK£65,000; US$630,000
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 7 unique users): 4.36
 Director: R.S. Prasanna  Producer: Aanand L Rai, Krishika Lulla
 Music: Tanishk-Vayu  Lyrics:
 Starring: Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Seema Bhargava-Pahwa, Brijendra Kala
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Moving on, the Ayushmann-Bhumi venture,'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan', has pleasantly surprised at the ticket window.

The film has also impressed in the Overseas, especially in the US.

 Bareilly Ki Barfi  Verdict: Semi-hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 34.50 crore ; UK£115,000 ; US$520,000
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 9 unique users): 4.72
 Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari  Producer: Renu Ravi Chopra, Vineet Jain
 Music:  Lyrics:
 Starring: Ayushman Khurana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Seema Pahwa, Pankaj Tripathi
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Concluding with the Ayushmann, Rajkummar , Kriti starrer, 'Bareilly Ki Barfi', the film has surprised with an inspired run.

'Bareilly Ki Barfi' has also impressed in the Overseas(given the cost and cast), grossing $1.65m.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • 'Padmaavat' Is A Super Hit; 'Tiger Zinda Hai' Blockbuster!
 • 'Fukrey Returns' Is A Hit ; 'Firangi' Fails ; 'Tumhari Sulu' Succeeds!
 • 'Ittefaq' Is Dull ; 'Golmaal Again' A Blockbuster;'Secret Superstar' Succeeds; 'Judwaa 2' Is Super Hit!
 • 'Baadshaho' Is Decent ; 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' Succeeds; 'Toilet- EPK' Is Super Hit ; 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' Is A Disaster
 • 'Munna Michael' May Impress ; Jagga Jasoos' Disappoints ; 'Mom' Doing Fine ; 'Tubelight' Fails!
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