December 16, 2010 03:25:41 PM IST Abid, Glamsham Editorial
KHELEIN HUM JEE JAAN SEY
The collections of Ashutosh Gowariker's KHELEIN HUM JEE JAAN SEY have a sad story to tell about a very prestigious project. During the opening week KHJJS collected 70 lakhs from Bombay (collections from 44 cinemas unreceived), 21.60 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 3.10 lakhs from Baroda, 2 lakhs from Rajkot, 1.25 lakhs from Jamnagar, 6.50 lakhs from Pune (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 2.25 lakhs each from Nasik and Goa, 1 lakh from Belgaum, 55 lakhs from Delhi city, 8.40 lakhs from Noida, 4.55 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 3 lakhs from Kanpur, 6.65 lakhs from Lucknow, 3 lakhs from Allahabad, 13.25 lakhs from Gurgaon, 4 lakhs from Faridabad, 2 lakhs from Chandigarh, 18.50 lakhs from Calcutta (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 1.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 1 lakh from Guwahati, 4 lakhs from Nagpur, 1 lakh from Jabalpur, 3.25 lakhs from Raipur, 6.20 lakhs from Indore, 1 lakh from Bhopal, 4.55 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 2 lakhs from Kota, 8.75 lakhs from Hyderabad (collections from other cinemas unreceived),1.50 lakhs each from Aurangabad and Latur, 16.35 lakhs from Bangalore, 1.50 lakhs from Vishakhapatnam and 3.15 lakhs from Madras. Netting just about 5 crores during its first week, the Abhishek-Deepika starrer is an unmitigated disaster. The film has also been rejected in the Overseas grossing a paltry £20,933 from UK till the second weekend (10-12 December).