Bollywood box-office report of the week : 13 december 2012

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The only scheduled release of this week is P.Y. Films Pvt. Ltd.'s Prashant Narayanan and Yuvika Chaudhry starrer, CIGARETTE KI TARAH. The film is not expected to achieve anything significant at the ticket window.

After a mixed opening (good to bumper at the single screens) of 9 crore (Friday) Ashish R. Mohan's Akshay-Asin starrer, KHILADI 786, saw a noticeable appreciation on Saturday and a good pick up on Sunday. During the opening weekend KHILADI 786 has netted around 32 crore from India. The film has managed a steady run during the weekdays. KHILADI 786 though has disappointed in the overseas (for an Akshay Kumar starrer) grossing ?104,150 from UK and $ 229,000 from the US during the opening weekend.

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Checking out the 45 crore (sans Aamir's fee) Reema Kagti directed Aamir, Rani, Kareena and Nawazuddin starrer, TALAASH, after a good opening weekend (44-45 crore) the film could not quite sustain and fell Monday onwards, and alarmingly from Tuesday. During the first week TALAASH collected 10 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 2.35 crore from Ahmedabad, 58 lakhs from Surat, 66 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 28.55 lakhs from Rajkot, 1.35 crore from Pune, 51.20 lakhs from Nasik, 6.25 crore from Delhi city, 90 lakhs from Noida, 61.50 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 45 lakhs from Kanpur, 85 lakhs from Lucknow, 22.50 lakhs from Agra, 23 lakhs from Allahabad, 5 lakhs from Aligarh, 1.30 crore from Gurgaon, 20.50 lakhs from Faridabad, 8.25 lakhs from Kuruskhetra, 10.65 lakhs from Panipat, 28 lakhs from Chandigarh, 45 lakhs from Jalandhar, 9 lakhs from Amritsar, 8.35 lakhs from Ludhiana, 11 lakhs from Bhatinda, 8.15 lakhs from Ambala, 6 lakhs from Jammu, 1.85 crore from Calcutta, 2.15 lakhs from Darjeeling, 20 lakhs from Siliguri, 9 lakhs from Dhanbad, 6.15 lakhs from Ranchi, 13 lakhs from Guwahati, 85 lakhs from Nagpur, 25.15 lakhs from Jabalpur, 40.50 lakhs from Raipur, 91 lakhs from Indore (collections from 3 cinemas unreceived), 45 lakhs from Bhopal (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 1.60 crore from Jaipur, 16.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 10.20 lakhs from Bikaner, 40 lakhs from Kota, 1.75 crore from Hyderabad, 25 lakhs from Aurangabad (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 2.50 crore from Bangalore, 7.50 lakhs from Vijayawada, 10.50 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 12 lakhs from Madras, 5 lakhs from Coimbatore and 7.50 lakhs from Kochi. Netting a decent 64.50 crore during the opening week, TALAASH can be classified as an above average fare, based on the worldwide run. The film has shown a good run in the overseas (bumper in US) grossing ?713,550 from UK and $ 2,397,900 from the US till the second weekend (7-9 December).

Meanwhile late Yash Chopra's 60 crore (minus SRK's remuneration) Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma starrer, JAB TAK HAI JAAN, managed to add more to its kitty as it collected 30 lakhs from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 12 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 1.50 lakhs from Surat, 2 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 3 cinemas unreceived), 1.75 lakhs from Rajkot, 3.50 lakhs from Pune, 1.50 lakhs from Nasik, 35 lakhs from Delhi city, 4 lakhs from Noida, 4.20 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 5 lakhs from Kanpur, 6.55 lakhs from Lucknow, 2.25 lakhs from Agra, 2 lakhs from Allahabad, 6.50 lakhs from Gurgaon, 2.25 lakhs from Chandigarh, 2.65 lakhs from Jalandhar, 10 lakhs from Calcutta, 3.50 lakhs from Nagpur, 1.50 lakhs from Jabalpur, 1.50 lakhs from Raipur, 3.25 lakhs from Indore, 1 lakh from Bhopal, 5 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived), 1.15 lakhs from Kota, 10 lakhs from Hyderabad, 1 lakh from Aurangabad (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived) and 10 lakhs from Bangalore. Adding another 3 crore, JAB TAK HAI JAAN has netted a good 116.50 crore in three weeks from India and is a super hit for the maker and worldwide distributor, Yash Raj Films.

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JAB TAK HAI JAAN is a blockbuster in the overseas grossing $12.80 m (till date) with ? 1,560,800 from UK and $3,366,500 from the US till the fourth weekend.

Concluding with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures' Sanjay, Ajay and Sonakshi starrer, SON OF SARDAAR, the film is also holding fort and collected 20 lakhs from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 17 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 3.15 lakhs from Surat, 3 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 3 cinemas unreceived), 5.50 lakhs from Rajkot, 1 lakh from Pune, 1 lakh from Nasik, 40 lakhs from Delhi city, 2.50 lakhs from Noida, 2.50 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 3.50 lakhs from Kanpur, 5.20 lakhs from Lucknow, 2.75 lakhs from Agra, 1.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 2.55 lakhs from Gurgaon, 1.75 lakhs from Chandigarh, 2 lakhs from Jalandhar, 4 lakhs from Nagpur, 2.50 lakhs from Jabalpur, 3 lakhs from Raipur, 4.50 lakhs from Indore (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived), 3.65 lakhs from Bhopal, 15 lakhs from Jaipur, 2 lakhs from Ajmer, 1.55 lakhs from Bikaner, 1.25 lakhs from Kota and 1.15 lakhs from Hyderabad. Adding another 3.30 crore, SON OF SARDAAR has netted a praiseworthy 100.30 crore in three weeks from India and is a semi-hit.

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SON OF SARDAAR, is fair in the overseas (decent in US) grossing ?333,300 from UK and $714,000 from the US.

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