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Box Office Report for the Week - 3 Aug 2007
  Its 'Gandhi My Father' Versus 'Cash' , 30 Crores For 'Partner'!
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 Gandhi My Father  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Anil Kapoor`s Akshaye Khanna starrer, `Gandhi My Father`, has deservedly got good all-round reviews and now let us hope that it translates into a commercial success as well. `Gandhi My Father` is also expected to fare well in the Overseas.

 Cash  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 Director: Anubhav Sinha  Producer: Anubhav Sinha, Anish Ranjan, and Sohail Maklai
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar  Lyrics: Vishal Dadlani and Panchhi Jalonvi
 Starring: Ajay Devgan, Ritesh Deshmukh, Zahed Khan, Shamita Shetty, Sunil Shetty, Esha Deol, and Dia Mirza
 Genre: Action  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Anubhav Sinha`s Ajay, Zayed, Riteish , Esha, Shamita and Diya starrer, `Cash`, is of to a good first day at many centres. The stylish action and song picturisation is appealing to the audiences, specially the city youths.

 Partner  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs 30 crores ; UK $280,354  Total Earnings: India Rs 30 crores ; UK $1,154,220 ; US $718,872
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: David Dhawan  Producer: K. Sera Sera and Sohail Khan
 Music: Sajid-Wajid  Lyrics: Sanjay Chhel, Shabbir Ahmed and Jalees Sherwani
 Starring: Salman Khan, Govinda, Katrina Kaif, Lara Dutta
 Genre:  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
David Dhawan`s Govinda, Salman, Lara and Katrina starrer, `Partner`, embarked on a historic initial and maintained it throughout the week. The movie is on way to not just hit, but a superhit status in India . Even in the Overseas, `Partner` has excellent collections to show from UK, US and Australia.

 Naqaab  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2.50 crores ; UK $9,257  Total Earnings: India Rs. 14.50 crores ; UK $330,200
 Director: Abbas-Mustan  Producer: Kumar Taurani and Ramesh Taurani
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Bobby Deol, Akshay Khanna, and Urvashi Sharma
 Genre:  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Tips Films` Abbas-Mustan directed, Bobby, Akshaye, Urvashi starrer, `Naqaab`, crashed completely in the second week. The movie has also been rejected in the UK.

 Aap Kaa Surroor  Verdict: Hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.55 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 18.75 crores
 PB Rating: 2.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Prashant Chadha  Producer: Vijay Taneja
 Music: Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Himesh Reshammiya, Hansika Motwani, and Mallika Sherawat
 Genre: Suspense  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
`Aap Kaa Surroor`, takes another big fall and is on its last legs. But given the cast and selling prices, The Himesh starrer is a good hit in India and has also performed well in the Overseas, especially in UK and Mauritius.

 Apne  Verdict: Semi-hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.25 crores ; UK $7,915  Total Earnings: India Rs. 26.30 crores ; UK $1,144,851
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Anil Sharma  Producer: Rahul Sughand and Sangeeta Ahir
 Music: Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Katrina Kaif, Shilpa Shetty, and Kirron Kher
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The stable run of `Apne`, took a hit from `Partner` and the film fell sharply. The movie is already a semi-hit in India and a good hit in the North and Rajasthan. `Apne` has already been declared a hit in UK

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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