This week will see the release of Boney Kapoor’s Sridevi, Akshaye Khanna and Nawazuddin Siddiqui (special appearance) starrer MOM and Ashwni Dhir’s Kartik Aaryan, Paresh Rawal and Kirti Kharbanda starrer GUEST IIN LONDON. As per the buzz, banking on the success of ENGLISH VINGLISH, Sridevi’s venture is sure to be the front runner. Having said that, the presence of Paresh Rawal in a comic role will give some success to GUEST IIN LONDON, in the Mumbai-Gujarat belt.
Meanwhile, last week’s Suneel Darshan directed Upen Patel and Shiv Darshan starrer EK HASEENA THI EK DEEWANA THA, has fared poorly at the turnstile and has been totally rejected by the audience.
Concluding with the Kabir Khan directed, Salman-Zhu Zhu starrer, TUBELIGHT, the film saw an average run during the Eid week collecting 10 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas not received), 2.75 crore from Ahmedabad, 1.15 crore from Surat, 60.25 lakhs from Baroda, 26.50 lakhs from Rajkot, 2.15 crore from Pune, 40.75 lakhs from Nasik, 66.15 lakhs from Goa, 11.15 lakhs from Belgaum, 7.75 crore from Delhi city, 1.55 crore from Noida, 1.55 crore from Ghaziabad, 80 lakhs from Kanpur, 1.55 crore from Lucknow , 52 lakhs from Agra, 37.50 lakhs from Allahabad, 14 lakhs from Aligarh, 75.50 lakhs from Dehradun, 1.75 crore from Gurgaon, 1 crore from Faridabad, 10.75 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 24 lakhs from Panipat, 75 lakhs from Chandigarh, 52.15 lakhs from Jalandhar, 21.15 lakhs from Patiala, 45 lakhs from Amritsar, 70.25 lakhs from Ludhiana, 20 lakhs from Bhatinda, 9.50 lakhs from Ambala, 5.15 lakhs from Shimla, 8 lakhs from Jammu, 2.75 crore from Calcutta, 43 lakhs from Siliguri, 45 lakhs from Patna, 20 lakhs from Dhanbad, 45.50 lakhs from Ranchi, 27.50 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 24 lakhs from Guwahati, 90 lakhs from Nagpur, 58.20 lakhs from Raipur, 1.25 crore from Indore, 30 lakhs from Gwalior (collections from 4 cinemas unrecieved), 70 lakhs from Bhopal (collections from 8 cinemas unrecieved), 2 crore from Jaipur (collections from 4 cinemas unrecieved), 36.15 lakhs from Jodhpur, 22.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 11.75 lakhs from Bikaner, 43 lakhs from Kota, 34.75 lakhs from Udaipur, 1.20 crore from Hyderabad, 34.55 lakhs from Aurangabad, 2.50 crore from Bangalore, 20 lakhs from Mangalore, 17.50 lakhs from Mysore, 10.50 lakhs from Vijayawada, 16.50 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 15.50 lakhs from Madras and 20 lakhs from Kochi.
Netting 107 crore during the opening week from India, and the way the film has progressed (in the second week), TUBELIGHT distributors are like to lose 50 percent of their investment (130-135 crore), while the producers have made a huge table profit. TUBELIGHT has also under-performed in the overseas grossing $7m with £600,000 from UK and $1,450,000 from the US, till the second weekend (June 30-July2).