This Friday will witness the release of Walt Disney Pictures and UTV Motion Pictures’ Remo Dsouza directed Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhu Dheva starrer, ABCD 2- ANYBODY CAN DANCE 2. Given the popular soundtrack, brand ABCD, as also mainstream stars, ABCD 2 is all set to embark on a good if not great start, across most circuits.
Last week’s Mohit Suri directed Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao starrer, HAMARI ADHURI KAHANI, failed to improve much after a poor start, netting 16-17 crore during the opening weekend from India. The film is likely to turn out to be a loss making venture for all concerned. HAMARI ADHURI KAHANI is so-so in the overseas grossing £88,000 from UK and $132,000 during the opening weekend (12-14 June).
Meanwhile Excel Entertainment’s Anil, Shefali, Priyanka, Farhan, Ranveer and Anushka starrer DIL DHADAKNE DO, saw a good first week as it collected 10 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 1.75 crore from Ahmedabad, 50 lakhs from Surat, 35 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 5 cinemas unreceived), 34.55 lakhs from Rajkot, 1.75 crore from Pune, 26.50 lakhs from Nasik, 34.25 lakhs from Goa, 8.15 lakhs from Belgaum, 7.50 crore from Delhi city, 1 crore from Noida, 62.55 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 58.25 lakhs from Lucknow, 5.50 lakhs from Agra, 10.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 31.75 lakhs from Dehradun, 1.50 crore from Gurgaon, 28.15 lakhs from Faridabad, 4.50 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 9.65 lakhs from Panipat, 50 lakhs from Chandigarh, 30 lakhs from Jalandhar, 21.16 lakhs from Amritsar, 32.65 lakhs from Ludhiana, 8.50 lakhs from Bhatinda, 3.15 lakhs from Jammu, 2 crore from Calcutta, 2.20 lakhs from Darjeeling, 14.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 4.50 lakhs from Patna, 8.25 lakhs from Dhanbad, 18.65 lakhs from Ranchi, 16.15 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 5 lakhs from Guwahati, 48 lakhs from Nagpur, 33.50 lakhs from Raipur, 65 lakhs from Indore (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived), 12.75 lakhs from Gwailor (collections from 5 cinemas unreceived), 37.55 lakhs from Bhopal (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 1.25 crore from Jaipur, 18.35 lakhs from Jodhpur, 9.15 lakhs from Ajmer, 5 lakhs from Bikaner, 11.50 lakhs from Kota, 16.75 lakhs from Udaipur, 1.50 crore from Hyderabad, 18 lakhs from Aurangabad, 2.15 crore from Bangalore, 10.25 lakhs from Mangalore, 5.50 lakhs from Mysore, 4 lakhs from Vijayawada, 12 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 20 lakhs from Madras, 2 lakhs from Coimbatore and 8.50 lakhs from Kochi. Netting 57 crore during the opening week from India, DIL DHADAKNE DO is an average fare. DIL DHADAKNE DO is the biggest overseas hit of 2015 grossing £405,000 from UK and $2,313,000 from the US, till the second weekend (12-14 June).
Checking out the Madhavan, Kangana and Deepak starrer, TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS, the film continued its unstoppable winning run, even in the third week, collecting 2.15 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 50 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 13.50 lakhs from Surat, 11.55 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 5 cinemas unreceived), 5.50 lakhs from Rajkot, 60 lakhs from Pune, 9.50 lakhs from Nasik, 5.65 lakhs from Goa, 2 lakhs from Belgaum, 3 crore from Delhi city, 41.15 from Noida, 36 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 45.15 lakhs from Lucknow, 3 lakhs from Agra, 8.20 lakhs from Allahabad, 17.20 lakhs from Dehradun, 57.75 from Gurgaon, 13.15 lakhs from Faridabad, 4 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 6.55 lakhs from Panipat, 24 lakhs from Chandigarh, 14.75 lakhs from Jalandhar, 9.15 lakhs from Amritsar, 14.65 lakhs from Ludhiana, 4.50 lakhs from Bhatinda, 2.25 lakhs from Jammu, 55 lakhs from Calcutta, 4 lakhs from Siliguri, 2.50 lakhs from Patna, 5 lakhs from Dhanbad, 10.50 lakhs from Ranchi, 4.15 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 1.50 lakhs from Guwahati, 26.20 lakhs from Nagpur, 20 lakhs from Raipur, 30 lakhs from Indore, 6.50 lakhs from Gwailor (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived), 20 lakhs from Bhopal , 80 lakhs from Jaipur, 10 lakhs from Jodhpur, 9.15 lakhs from Ajmer, 10 lakhs from Jodhpur, 2.65 lakhs from Bikaner, 5.50 lakhs from Kota, 9.55 lakhs from Udaipur, 50 lakhs from Hyderabad, 6.50 lakhs from Aurangabad, 85 lakhs from Bangalore, 3 lakhs from Mangalore, 2 lakhs from Mysore, 2.25 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 9.50 lakhs from Madras and 3 lakhs from Kochi. Adding another 20 crore TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS has netted 137 crore in three weeks from India. Given the all inclusive 32-33 crore cost, TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS may finally end up as an all time blockbuster. TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS is also a huge overseas hit grossing £522,000 from UK and $3,000,000 from the US till the fourth weekend (12-14 June).
Concluding with the Shoojit Sircar directed Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan, Deepika Padukone and Jisshu Sengupta starrer, PIKU, the film added another crore, thus netting 79 crore in five weeks from India and is a hit plus. PIKU is also a big overseas hit grossing $5.75m with £362,000 from UK and $2,200,000 from the US.