Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week: 14th feb 2019

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S Abid By S Abid | 14 Feb 2019 14:39:54 IST

This week’s  premier release, Excel Entertainment’s Zoya Akhtar directed Ranveer-Alia starrer, GULLY BOY, may not exactly embark on a SIMMBA like start but given the positive feedback and the main protagonist’s star power, the film will embark on a good to decent start and surely  find it’s audience and success. 

The bunched releases of  last week, Nargis-Sachin starrer  AMAVAS, Sapna Chaudhary’s DOSTI KE SIDE EFFECTS, JHOL, S P CHAUHAN and Farhan Akhtar’s delayed debut venture THE FAKIR OF VENICE are box-office disasters. 

Coming to Vidhu Vinod Chopra Productions and Fox Star Studios’ Anil, Juhi, Sonam and Rajkummar starrer EK LADKI KO DEKHA TOH AISA LAGA, the film saw a very ordinary run as it collected  2.75 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unrecieved), 31.55 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 13 lakhs from Surat, 9.50 lakhs from Baroda, 3 lakhs from Rajkot, 90 lakhs from Pune, 6 lakhs from Nasik, 8.50 lakhs from Goa, 1.50 lakhs from Belgaum, 2.50 crore from Delhi city, 60 lakhs from Noida,  35 lakhs  from Ghaziabad, 15 lakhs from Kanpur, 35 lakhs from Lucknow, 11.75 lakhs from Agra, 6.50 lakhs from Allahabad,  2.50 lakhs from Aligarh, 15.50 lakhs from Dehradun, 60 lakhs from Gurgaon, 16.75 lakhs from Faridabad, 1.50 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 3.25 lakhs from Panipat,  14 lakhs from Chandigarh, 5.50 lakhs from Jalandhar, 5.50 lakhs from Amritsar, 9.75 lakhs from Ludhiana, 1.50 lakhs from Bhatinda, 4.75 lakhs from Jammu,60 lakhs  from Calcutta, 5.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 7.75 lakhs from Patna, 2.50 lakhs from Dhanbad, 7 lakhs from Ranchi,  8 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 7.75 lakhs from Guwahati, 2.75 lakhs from Muzaffarpur, 15 lakhs from Nagpur, 12.55 lakhs from Raipur,  25 lakhs from Indore , 5.50 lakhs from Gwalior, 15 lakhs from Bhopal (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved),  35 lakhs  from Jaipur (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved), 6.50 lakhs from Jodhpur,  3.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 1.50 lakhs from Bikaner, 5.25 lakhs from Kota, 6 lakhs from Udaipur, 45 lakhs from Hyderabad,  5 lakhs from Aurangabad, 90 lakhs  from Bangalore, 3.55 lakhs from Mangalore,  3.50 lakhs from Visakhapatnam,  3.25 lakhs from Mysore, 2 lakhs from Vijayawada, 5.50 lakhs from Madras and 2.50 lakhs from Kochi. Netting 18 crore during the opening week from India, the Shelly Chopra Dhar debut directorial venture is a flop. The film though has performed quite well in the overseas grossing $2m with £235,000 from UK and $1,040,000 from the US, till the second weekend (8-10 February). 

Meanwhile, Kangana Ranaut’s  MANIKARNIKA-THE QUEEN OF JHANSI continued to impress with her bravado  collecting 3 crore  from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unrecieved),  42.25 lakhs from Ahmedabad,  20 lakhs from Surat, 14.50 lakhs from Baroda, 3 lakhs from Rajkot, 1.25 crore from Pune, 14.25 lakhs from Nasik, 10.50 lakhs from Goa, 2.50 lakhs from Belgaum,  1.75 crore from Delhi city, 55 lakhs from Noida,  45 lakhs  from Ghaziabad, 20.50 lakhs from Kanpur, 45 lakhs from Lucknow, 11.50 lakhs from Agra,  9.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 2.55 lakhs from Aligarh, 15 lakhs from Dehradun, 55 lakhs from Gurgaon, 17.50 lakhs from Faridabad, 1.25 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 2.75 lakhs from Panipat, 12.50 lakhs from Chandigarh, 4.50 lakhs from Jalandhar, 1.75 lakhs from Patiala, 4.50 lakhs from Amritsar,  7.50 lakhs from Ludhiana, 1.25 lakhs from Bhatinda, 1 lakh from Ambala, 1.50 lakhs from Shimla, 3.25 lakhs from Jammu, 80 lakhs  from Calcutta, 5.75 lakhs from Siliguri, 8.50 lakhs from Patna, 4.50 lakhs from Dhanbad, 8.75 lakhs from Ranchi, 11.50 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 8.55 lakhs from Guwahati,  2.50 lakhs from Muzaffarpur, 25 lakhs from Nagpur, 16.75 lakhs from Raipur, 40 lakhs from Indore,  15 lakhs from Gwalior (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved), 25 lakhs from Bhopal (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved),  50 lakhs from Jaipur (collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved), 9.50 lakhs from Jodhpur, 4.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 2.75 lakhs from Bikaner,  8.25 lakhs from Kota, 10.50 lakhs from Udaipur, 35 lakhs from Hyderabad, 12 lakhs from Aurangabad, 75 lakhs  from Bangalore, 2.50 lakhs from Mangalore, 2.75 lakhs from Mysore, 3.50 lakhs from Visakhapatnam and 2.50 lakhs from Kochi. Adding 22 crore in its second week, MANIKARNIKA has netted 80 crore in two weeks from India and  is an above average mark. The film is also an overseas success  grossing $3.50m with £170,000 from UK and $1,300,000 from the US, till the third weekend (8-10 February). 

The other release of the same week (as MANIKARNIKA), Nawazuddin’s THACKERAY added another 3 crore, thus netting 20 crore in two weeks from India. Adding the good collections of the Marathi version, THACKERAY is a creditable average fare. 

Concluding  with  Ronnie Screwvala’s Vicky Kaushal starrer  URI- THE SURGICAL STRIKE, the film still going great guns (literally) as it collected 4 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unrecieved), 71.50 lakhs from Ahmedabad, 30.50 lakhs from Surat, 21.75 lakhs from Baroda, 10.75 lakhs from Rajkot,  2.25 crore from Pune, 21.55 lakhs from Nasik, 13.25 lakhs from Goa, 7 lakhs from Belgaum,  2.25 crore from Delhi city, 70 lakhs from Noida,  45.50 lakhs  from Ghaziabad,  20 lakhs from Kanpur, 55 lakhs from Lucknow, 11.25 lakhs from Agra, 11.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 3.25 lakhs from Aligarh, 21 lakhs from Dehradun, 80 lakhs from Gurgaon,  20.50 lakhs from Faridabad, 1.50 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 3 lakhs from Panipat, 15 lakhs from Chandigarh, 5.50 lakhs from Jalandhar, 2.50 lakhs from Patiala, 7 lakhs from Amritsar, 10 lakhs from Ludhiana,  1.50 lakhs from Bhatinda,  1.75 lakhs from Ambala, 8.50 lakhs from Jammu,85 lakhs  from Calcutta,  7.50 lakhs from Siliguri, 11.50lakhs from Patna, 4.50 lakhs from Dhanbad,  10.75 lakhs from Ranchi, 13.50 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar,9.25 lakhs from Guwahati, 2.25 lakhs from Muzaffarpur,31.50 lakhs from Nagpur, 16 lakhs from Raipur, 30 lakhs from Indore, 10 lakhs from Gwalior, 20 lakhs from Bhopal  40 lakhs from Jaipur(collections from 2 cinemas unrecieved),  9.50 lakhs from Jodhpur, 5 lakhs from Ajmer, 1.50 lakhs from Bikaner, 7.50 lakhs from Kota, 10.75 lakhs from Udaipur, 80 lakhs from Hyderabad, 13 lakhs from Aurangabad,  2.75 crore  from Bangalore, 8.25 lakhs from Mangalore, 15 lakhs from Mysore, 4.50 lakhs from Vijayawada, 10.25 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 11.75 lakhs from Madras, 2.55 lakhs from Coimbatore and 5 lakhs from Kochi. Adding another 31 crore, URI- THE SURGICAL STRIKE  has netted 200  crore in  four weeks from India and is an all time blockbuster, given the 42 crore  all inclusive cost. URI-TSG is also an overseas hit grossing $6m plus with $3.80m, just from the US.