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Box Office Report for the Week - 7 Feb 2008
  No Buzz For ´Super Star´ & ´Mithya´ ; ´Rama Rama..´ Fails; ´Sunday´ Disappoints
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 Mithya  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 PB Rating: 8.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Rajat Kapoor  Producer: Arindam Chaudhuri
 Music: Sagar Desai  Lyrics:
 Starring: Naseruddin Shah, Neha Dhupia, Ranvir Shorey, Harsh Chhaya, Saurabh Shukla, Vinay Pathak, Iravati Harshe, Brijendra Kala, Iklaq Khan
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience: General
Planman Motion Pictures` `Mithya`, directed by Rajat Kapoor and starring Naseer, Neha and Ranvir, may be a well made product, but is unlikely to repeat the success of Rajat`s suprise 2007 superhit `Bheja Fry`.

 Super Star  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Rohit Jugraj  Producer: Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd
 Music: Shamir Tandon, Abhijit Vaghani  Lyrics: Sabeer Ahmad, Shabbir Ahmed
 Starring: Kunal Khemmu, Tulip Joshi, Aushima Sawhney, Reemma, Sharat Saxena, Darshan Jariwala, Kishorie Shahne, Aman Verma
 Genre: Social  Recommended Audience: General
The other new release of the coming Friday, Rohit Jugraj`s Kunal Khemu-Tulip Joshi starrer `Super Star` is expected to have a better initial outcome than `Mithya`, but none of the two is expected to cut much ice with the audience.

 Rama Rama Kya Hai Drama  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
 Director: Chandrakant Singh  Producer: Surendra Bhatia and Rajan Prakash
 Music: Siddhartth Suhas  Lyrics: Kumaar
 Starring: Neha Dhupia, Rati Agnihotri, Anupam Kher, Rajpal Yadav, Aashish Chaudhary, Amrita Arora, Mona Thiba, Sanjay Mishra, Razzak Khan, Allan Kapoor, Zia Biswas, Riya Biswas
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Last Friday`s only major release was Oracle Entertainment`s `Rama Ramaa Kya Hai Dramaaa`. Directed by Chandrakant Singh and featuring Rati Agnihotri, Anupam Kher, Neha Dhupia, Amrita Arora, Aashish Chaudhary and Rajpal Yadav, the film was off to a poor start across India, including the small centres. Trade predicts that the film has bleak chances at the ticket window.

 Sunday  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 13 crores ; UK $66,925  Total Earnings: India Rs. 13 crores ; UK $303,143
 PB Rating: 5.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Rohit Shetty  Producer: Kumar Mangat and Sunil Lulla
 Music: Sandeep Chowta, Daler Mehndi, Raghav Sachar, Shibani Kashyap, Amar Mohile,Suroor  Lyrics: Farhad, Sajid, Kamran Bari, Daler Mehndi, Virag Mishra, Aditya Dhar
 Starring: Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Ayesha Takia, Irrfan Khan, Anjana Sukhani, Mukesh Tiwari
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: General
Rohit Shetty`s `Sunday` seems to have reaped the benefits of the additional Republic day holiday during its first weekend. The collections are quite decent in Bombay and Delhi city. However the overall picture is not so rosy and the film is expected to be safe, but only in Bombay circuit. However, `Sunday` has performed better in the UK, given the cast.

 Bombay to Bangkok  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.15 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 1.75 crores
 Director: Nagesh Kukunoor  Producer: Subhash Ghai, Elahe Hiptoola, Rahul Puri (Mukta Arts)
 Music: Pritam, Ronnie Shirish, Salim-Suleiman, Sukhwinder Singh  Lyrics: Mir Ali, Ibrahim Ashq, Shabbir Ahmed
 Starring: Shreyas Talpade, Lina Christianson, Vikram Inamdar, Yatin Karyekar, Naseruddin Shah, Vijay Maurya, Manmeet Singh, Janeva Talwar
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Nagesh-Shreyas project, `Bombay To Bangkok`, faces a horrific fall, in just its second week. The film is a supreme disaster.

 Halla Bol  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.50 crores ; UK $464  Total Earnings: India Rs. 14.50 crores ; UK $159,118
 PB Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 401 unique users): 5.18
 Director: Rajkumar Santoshi  Producer: Samee Siddiqui
 Music: Sukhwinder Singh  Lyrics: Mehboob Kotwal
 Starring: Ajay Devgan, Vidya Balan and Pankaj Kapoor
 Genre: Social  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The much awaited Santoshi-Devgan project `Halla Bol` is also faring quite poorly, both in India and Overseas.

 Taare Zameen Par  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3.50 crores ; UK $9,361; US $4,962  Total Earnings: India Rs. 55 crores ; UK $675,177 ; US $1,223,869
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 403 unique users): 5.18
 Director: Aamir Khan  Producer: Aamir Khan
 Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Shailendra Barve (Guest)  Lyrics: Prasoon Joshi and Amole Gupte (Guest)
 Starring: Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Darsheel Safary, and Tisca Chopra
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: General
Last year`s `Taare Zamewn Par` continues its steady run, though it had a pronounced fall for the first time. The The Darsheel, Aamir and Tisca starrer is now a blockbuster hit in most major circuits of India. In the Overseas, Aamir Khan`s directorial debut venture has done very well in the US, but has under-performed in the UK. But given the overall collections `Taare Zameen Par` is a hit there.

 Welcome  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.75 crores ; UK $2,473  Total Earnings: India Rs. 73.25 crores ; UK $1,790,460
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Anees Bazmee  Producer: Firoz A. Nadiadwala
 Music: Sajid Wajid, Anand Raj Anand, Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: Shabbir Ahmed, Ibrahim Ashq, Sameer, Anand Raj Anand, Anjaan Sagari
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Mallika Sherawat, Feroz Khan
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: General
Anees Bazmee`s `Welcome` takes a huge fall in its sixth week. However, the Feroze Khan, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer is already a blockbuster hit in India. `Welcome` is also a superhit in the Overseas,

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