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Box Office Report for the Week - 17 Apr 2008
  ´Krazzy 4´ Rules In India ; ´U, Me Aur Hum´ Rocks In The Overseas!
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 U, Me, Aur Hum  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: UK $338,281 ; US $642,923  Total Earnings: UK $338,281 ; US $642,923
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Ajay Devgan  Producer: Devgan Entertainment Software Ltd. (Ajay Devgan)
 Music: Vishal Bharadwaj  Lyrics: Munna Dhiman
 Starring: Ajay Devgan, Kajol, Divya Dutta, Isha Shervani, Sumeet Raghavan, and Karan Khanna
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Adult
The 25 crore Ajay-Kajol starrer, `U, Me Aur Hum` had a dull Friday in Bombay and outside of Bombay, the opening was weak almost everywhere. Thankfully, the film picked up on both Saturday and Sunday, but fell again on Monday. The movie fared very well in the Overseas, thanks to Kajol`s clout and the genre.

 Krazzy 4  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: UK $127,384 ; US $322,426  Total Earnings: UK $127,384 ; US $322,426
 Director: Jaideep Sen  Producer: Rakesh Roshan & Sunaina Roshan
 Music: Rajesh Roshan  Lyrics: Javed Akhtar & Asif Ali Beg
 Starring: Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan, Rajpal Yadav, Rajat Kapoor, Suresh Menon, Zakir Hussain, Dia Mirza, Juhi Chawla, and Ashwini Mushran
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The 18-20 crore Juhi, Arshad, Irrfan, Suresh and Rajpal starrer, `Krazzy 4`, took the initial honours, getting a good first day in Bombay and the opening was good almost everywhere. `Krazzy 4` held on to its collections quite well during the weekend, though it had a big fall on Monday. In the Overseas, `Krazzy 4` could not repeat its Indian performance, though it was decent in the US.

 Shaurya  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2 crores ( approx.)  Total Earnings: India Rs. 2 crores ( approx.)
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Samar Khan  Producer: Harish Darani
 Music: Adnan Sami  Lyrics:
 Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Bose, Jaaved Jaaferi, Minissha Lambda, and Deepak Dobriyal
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Samar Khan directed Rahul Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Jaaved Jafferi, Minissha Lamba and Deepak Dobriyal starrer `Shaurya`, impressed with its performance despite a limited release.

 Bhram  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.50 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 0.50 crores
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Pawan Kaul  Producer: Nari Hira (Magna Films)
 Music: Siddharth-Suhas and Pritam  Lyrics: Irshad Kamil and Kumaar
 Starring: Milind Soman, Dino Morea, Simone Singh, Chetan Hansraj, Sheetal Menon
 Genre: Suspense  Recommended Audience: Adult
`Bhram` is supreme disaster, having netted less than 50 lakhs during its opening week in India.

 One Two Three  Verdict: Semi-hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 6 crores ; UK $9,717  Total Earnings: India Rs. 17 crores ; UK $229,209 ; US $274,589
 Director: Ashwani Dheer  Producer: Kumar Mangat, Sunil Lulla
 Music: Raghav Sachar  Lyrics: Aditya Dhar, Munna Dhiman
 Starring: Suniel Shetty, Upen Patel, Esha Deol, Sameera Reddy, Tusshar Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Tanishaa
 Genre:  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Ashwani Dhir`s comedy flick `One Two Three, featuring Sunil Shetty, Tusshar Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Upen Patel, Esha Deol, Sameera Reddy , Tanisha Mukherjee and Neetu Chandra, continued its merry run! Given its low costs, even in the Overseas, `One Two Three` succeeds there too!

 Race  Verdict: Semi-hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 7.50 crores ; UK $29,207 ; US $18,426  Total Earnings: India Rs. 58.50 crores ; UK $1,692,902 ; US $1,367,024
 PB Rating: 4.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Abbas-Mustan  Producer: Kumar Taurani, Ramesh Taurani (Tips Films)
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Anil Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif, and Sameera Reddy
 Genre: Action  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The collections of the Abbas-Mustan directed, Anil Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna , Bipasha Basu, Katrina Kaif and Sameera Reddy starrer `Race` continue to fall, but the movie has already managed huge returns. `Race` is also a good hit in the Overseas.

 Jodhaa-Akbar  Verdict: Hit plus
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.65 crores ; US $2,652  Total Earnings: India Rs. 62 crores ; UK $2,003,157 ; US$3,440,718
 PB Rating: 8.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Ashutosh Gowarikar  Producer: Ronnie Screwala (UTV Motion Pictures) and Ashutosh Gowarikar
 Music: A.R. Rahman  Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
 Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Suhasini Mulay, Raza Murad, Punam Sinha, Rajesh Vivek, Pramod Moutho, and Ila Arun
 Genre: Historic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Ashutosh Gowariker`s `Jodhaa Akbar` had another steady week to boast of. The Hrithik-Aishwarya starrer is already a blockbuster in the Overseas.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • 'Judwaa 2' Is A Hit; 'Bhoomi', 'Haseena Parkar' & 'Simran' Fail; 'Bareilly Ki Barfi', 'Newton' & 'Shubh Mangal..' Succeed!
 • '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!
 • 'Hindi Medium' Is A Hit ;'Half Girlfriend' & 'Meri Pyaari Bindu' Disappoint; 500 crore For 'Bahubali 2'
 • 'Maatr' & 'Noor' Fail ; 'Begum Jaan' Disappoints; 'Naam Shabana' Is Alright!
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