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Box Office Report for the Week - 7 Mar 2007
  ´Sarhad Paar´ , ´Water´ , ´Red´ & ´1971´ To Clash ; ´Nishabd´ & ´NPD´ Dissappoint
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 Nishabd  Verdict: Poor start
 Weekly Earnings: US $40,684 ; UK $31,530  Total Earnings: US $40,684 ; UK $31,530
 PB Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Ram Gopal Varma  Producer: RGV Factory
 Music: Vishal Bharadwaj and Amar Mohile  Lyrics: Munna Dhiman, Farhad, and Sajid
 Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Jiah Khan, Revathy, Shraddha Arya, Aftab Shivdasani, and Rukhsar
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Another Ramgopal Varma movie , another dissappointment , this time even with Amitabh Bachchan !`Nishabd` is likely be rejected by the audience in most of the centres . It may do well in a handful of multiplexes but that won`t be enough. It has also been rejected in the Overseas .

 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.  Verdict: Average to above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 6.50 crores ; UK $47,578  Total Earnings: India Rs. 6.50 crores ; UK $176,214
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Reema Kagti  Producer: Excel Entertainment
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar  Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
 Starring: Abhay Deol, Minissha, Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Amisha Patel, Raima Sen, Kay Kay Menon, Sandhya Mridul, Vikram Chatwal Karan Khanna, Ranvir Shorey, Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal, Suzanne Bernert.
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Though the collections look ordinary ( barring Bombay) given the medium budget and reasonable selling prices , it is celeberation time once again for the `Don` makers .

 Eklavya  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3.75 crores ; US $82,425 ; UK $43,405  Total Earnings: India Rs . 18.25 crores ;US $1,235,387 ; UK $691,015
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra  Producer: Vinod Chopra Productions
 Music: Shantanu Moitra  Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire
 Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore, Boman Irani, Jimmy Shergill, and Raima Sen
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
`Eklavya` has crashed all over and chances of recovery even in Bombay have diminised . However , the movie is a reasonable Overseas success .

 Guru  Verdict: Superhit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.70 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 41 crores ; US $2,087,000 , UK $973,302
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 401 unique users): 5.18
 Director: Mani Ratnam  Producer: Mani Ratnam
 Music: A.R. Rahman  Lyrics: Gulzar
 Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavan, Vidya Balan, and Arya Babbar
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The movie completes 50 days and gets another decent week in India .

 Black Friday  Verdict: Average to above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.50 crores  Total Earnings: India 4.75 crores
 PB Rating: 10.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 unique users): 5.17
 Director: Anurag Kashyap  Producer: Arindam Mitra
 Music: Indian Ocean  Lyrics:
 Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Srivastava, Pavan Malhotra, Pratima Kazmi, Vijay Maurya, Gajraj Rao
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Anurag Kashyap`s hard hitting movie is a reasonable success in India , despite many having seen it on pirated DVD/VCD .

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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