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Bollywood Box Office Report of The Week: 28th September 2017


September 28, 2017 10:21:20 AM IST
By Abid, Glamsham Editorial

This week’s top release is David Dhawan’s JUDWAA 2, starring Varun Dhawan, which is a reboot of the super hit JUDWAA featuring Salman, Karisma and Rambha. Needless to add that the film will embark on a bumper initial (14-15 crore), both in India and part of the overseas, and end up with a huge extended holiday weekend haul.


JUDWAA 2 MOVIE STILLS

The other listed releases (some may not even make it!) make for an interesting read with titles like YEH HAI GADDAR DIL, CRD, ISIS-ENEMIES OF HUMANITY, DREAM ZINDAGI etc. One does not have to be soothsayer to predict that JUDWAA 2 will exterminate all the aforementioned flicks.




HAEENA PARKAR, BHOOMI, NEWTON and THE FINAL EXIT

The three major releases of last week, Sanjay Dutt’s BHOOMI, Shraddha Kapoor starrer HASEENA PARKAR, Rajkummar Rao’s NEWTON did not quite start on a good note. However, despite being the slowest off the block, NEWTON soon set its own pace and very much as expected, surpassed the bigger ventures (cost and mounting wise) BHOOMI and HASEENA PARKAR. Coming to the stats, during the opening weekend NEWTON netted 7 crore, BHOOMI managed almost a similar total, while HASEENA PARKAR was way back at 4.50 crore. As things stand and if the weekday trend is anything to go by, NEWTON is all set to succeed at the box-office, but unfortunately the same cannot be said about BHOOMI or HASEENA PARKAR.

The other releases of the week, THE FINAL EXIT and JD have been rejected.




LUCKNOW CENTRAL MOVIE STILLS

Checking out Farhan Akhtar’s LUCKNOW CENTRAL, the film failed to attract the audience collecting 1.50 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas not received), 25 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 7.50 lakhs from Surat, 7.50 lakhs from Baroda, 4 lakhs from Rajkot, 40 lakhs from Pune, 4 lakhs from Nasik, 5.25 lakhs from Goa, 1.25 lakhs from Belgaum, 1.15 crore from Delhi city, 37.50 lakhs from Noida, 24 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 10 lakhs from Kanpur, 30.15 lakhs from Lucknow, 4. 50 lakhs from Agra, 4 lakhs from Allahabad, 1.55 lakhs from Aligarh, 8.50 lakhs from Dehradun, 35 lakhs from Gurgaon, 13.25 lakhs from Faridabad, 2.55 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 2.50 lakhs from Panipat, 15.50 lakhs from Chandigarh, 7.25 lakhs from Jalandhar, 3.55 lakhs from Patiala, 8 lakhs from Amritsar, 12.50 lakhs from Ludhiana, 3 lakhs from Bhatinda, 1.50 lakhs from Ambala, 40 lakhs from Calcutta, 6 lakhs from Patna, 1.75 lakhs from Dhanbad, 4.50 lakhs from Ranchi, 2.75 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 3.15 lakhs from Guwahati, 7.50 lakhs from Nagpur, 8.55 lakhs from Raipur, 15 lakhs from Indore, 3.15 lakhs from Gwalior, 7.50 lakhs from Bhopal, 20 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 4 cinemas not received), 4 lakhs from Jodhpur , 1.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 1.25 lakhs from Bikaner, 4 lakhs from Kota, 3.50 lakhs from Udaipur, 25 lakhs from Hyderabad, 3 lakhs from Aurangabad, 50 lakhs from Bangalore, 3 lakhs from Mangalore, 1.75 lakhs from Mysore, 3.65 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 3.55 lakhs from Madras and 1.50 lakhs from Kochi. Netting just short of 12 crore during the first week from India, LUCKNOW CENTRAL will be lucky to break even!




SIMRAN MOVIE STILLS

The other release of the week, Kangana Ranaut’s SIMRAN could not work at the ticket window and collected 2.15 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas not received), 30 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 7.50 lakhs from Surat, 7.50 lakhs from Baroda, 3 lakhs from Rajkot, 50.55 lakhs from Pune, 4.50 lakhs from Nasik, 9.15 lakhs from Goa, 1.50 lakhs from Belgaum, 2 crore from Delhi city, 53.50 lakhs from Noida, 24 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 10.25 lakhs from Kanpur, 25 lakhs from Lucknow, 5.50 lakhs from Agra, 4.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 1.50 lakhs from Aligarh, 10.55 lakhs from Dehradun, 55 lakhs from Gurgaon, 13.65 lakhs from Faridabad, 2.50 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 2.15 lakhs from Panipat, 17.50 lakhs from Chandigarh, 6.15 lakhs from Jalandhar, 3.15 lakhs from Patiala, 6 lakhs from Amritsar, 11.15 lakhs from Ludhiana, 2 lakhs from Bhatinda, 1.50 lakhs from Shimla, 1.25 lakhs from Jammu, 45 lakhs from Calcutta, 4.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 6.50 lakhs from Patna, 1.50 lakhs from Dhanbad, 4.25 lakhs from Ranchi, 4.50 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 5 lakhs from Guwahati, 10 lakhs from Nagpur, 8.15 lakhs from Raipur, 15 lakhs from Indore, 3.25 lakhs from Gwalior, 10 lakhs from Bhopal(collections from 3 cinemas not received), 25 lakhs from Jaipur(collections from 2 cinemas not received), 3.75 lakhs from Jodhpur, 2 lakhs from Ajmer, 2.50 lakhs from Kota, 3.25 lakhs from Udaipur, 30 lakhs from Hyderabad, 3.50 lakhs from Aurangabad, 80 lakhs from Bangalore, 3.55 lakhs from Mangalore, 3.15 lakhs from Mysore, 3.25 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 4.50 lakhs from Madras and 2.50 lakhs from Kochi. Netting just around 14 crore during the opening week from India, SIMRAN is a lost case.




DADDY and POSTER BOYS

The third release of the same week, Rishi-Paresh starrer PATEL KI PUNJABI SHAADI has seen a legal separation from the audience from the first show itself and has barely netted 2.50 crore during the opening week from India.

Meanwhile, Arjun Rampal’s DADDY crashed badly in the second week just 2 crore, thus netting 9.50 crore in two weeks from India and is a disaster.

The other release Deol’s POSTER BOYS saw bare minimum returns in the second week as it added just about a crore, for a final total of 13 crore. POSTER BOYS is a box-office debacle.




BAADSHAHO and SHUBH MANGAL SAAVDHAN

Checking out Milan Luthria’s Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Ileana D’Cruz and Vidyut Jammwal starrer BAADSHAHO, the film barely managed 1.50 crore, thus netting 70 crore in three weeks from India and may be lucky to be a coverage fare, after accounting for non-theatrical rights. BAADSHAHO is better in the overseas grossing $2.65m with £150,000 from UK and $495,000 from the US.

The second release of the same week as BAADSHAHO, Ayushmann-Bhumi venture, SHUBH MANGAL SAAVDHAN, maintained beautifully yet again collecting 85 lakhs from Bombay (collections from other cinemas not received), 15 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 4.50 lakhs from Surat, 5 lakhs from Baroda, 30 lakhs from Pune, 1.50 lakhs from Nasik, 2 lakhs from Goa, 65 lakhs from Delhi city, 17.50 lakhs from Noida, 10.55 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 4.50 lakhs from Kanpur, 12 lakhs from Lucknow , 2. 50 lakhs from Agra, 2 lakhs from Allahabad, 3 lakhs from Dehradun, 20 lakhs from Gurgaon, 5.65 lakhs from Faridabad, 7 lakhs from Chandigarh, 2.25 lakhs from Jalandhar, 2 lakhs from Amritsar, 4.15 lakhs from Ludhiana, 3 lakhs from Bhatinda, 25 lakhs from Calcutta, 1.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 3.15 lakhs from Patna, 1.50 lakhs from Ranchi, 2.50 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 7.50 lakhs from Nagpur, 5 lakhs from Raipur, 10 lakhs from Indore, 2.50 lakhs from Gwalior, 6 lakhs from Bhopal, 15 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 2 cinemas not received), 2.50 lakhs from Jodhpur , 1 lakh from Ajmer, 2 lakhs from Kota, 2.75 lakhs from Udaipur, 7.50 lakhs from Hyderabad and 30 lakhs from Bangalore. Adding another 4 crore, SHUBH MANGAL SAAVDHAN has netted 40 crore in three weeks from India and is a semi-hit. The film has impressed in the overseas (read as US) grossing £65,000 from UK and $630,000 from the US.

Concluding with the Ayushmann, Rajkummar, Kriti starrer BAREILLY KI BARFI, the film added another 1 crore, thus netting 34.50 crore in five weeks from India and is a good success, given the return on investment. BAREILLY KI BARFI is also good in the overseas, grossing $1.65m with £115,000 from UK and $520,000 from the US.


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First Published on: 2017-9-28T10:21:20 AM+00:00