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Box Office Report for the Week - 29 Mar 2007
  'Delhii Heights' Versus 'Khanna & Iyer' ; 'Namastey London' Impresses In India & Overseas
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 Delhii Heights  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
The movie starring Jimmy Sheirgill , Neha Dhupia , Rohit Roy and directed by Anandkumar , is in the news because of the soul stirring music by Rabbi Shergill . However `Delhii Heights` is not expected to achieve much barring a handful of multiplexes .

 Khanna & Iyer  Verdict: New
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Subhash Ghai`s Mukta Media has launched 3 new talents in `Khanna & Iyer` . Of them Aditi Sharma and Sarvar Ahuja are winners of the first `Zee Cine Stars Ki Khoj` while the third one is Hemant . However , their presence may not achieve much for `Khanna & Iyer` .

 Namastey London  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: US $ 578,224 ; £ 238,841  Total Earnings: US $ $578,224 ; £ 238,841
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 411 unique users): 5.12
 Director: Vipul Shah  Producer: Eros/Blockbuster Movie Entertainers
 Music: Himesh Reshammiya  Lyrics: `Javed Akhtar
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Upen Patel, Rishi Kapoor, Javed Shiekh, Ritesh Deshmukh
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
As expected Vipul Shah`s Akshay-Katrina starrer has picked up in a big way , after a slow start in Bombay & Nizam specially ( due to the important India-Sri Lanka match) . Surprisingly , even on that day (23rd March) , while Bombay and Nizam were ordinary , Delhi , Rajasthan and C.I. were good and the collections picked up further during the weekdays . Needless to add Akshay`s star power has given it an excellent start in UK and US and is another triumph for the self made actor .

 The Namesake  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: US $ 1,306,819  Total Earnings: US $ 2,640,299
 PB Rating: 9.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Mira Nair  Producer: Lydia Dean Pilcher
 Music: --  Lyrics: --
 Starring: Tabu, Irfan Khan, Kal Penn, Jessica Blank, Jacinda Barett, and Zuleikha Robinson
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The Tabu-Irrfan Khan starrer won critical acclaims and good reviews but it had a dull to poor start at the box-office in India . However , the movie is rocking US and is a superhit there .

 Hattrick  Verdict: Loser
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4.00 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 4.00 crores
 PB Rating: 5.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Milan Luthria  Producer: Ronnie Screwala
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Mayur Puri, Ashiesh Pandit, Vishal Dadlani, and Amit Khannna
 Starring: Danny Denzongpa, Nana Patekar, Kunal Kapoor, Rimi Sen, and Paresh Rawal.
 Genre:  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Many stars who act with Aamir Khan get this feeling that their hit project means that they have become a star . The talented Kunal Kapoor(`Rang De Basanti`) may well be the latest and despite the cricket frenzy `Hattrick` has failed to strike .The movie is also a flop in the Overseas .

 Just Married  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3.50 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 3.50 crores
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 411 unique users): 5.12
 Director: Meghna Gulzar  Producer: Pritish Nandy Communications
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Gulzar
 Starring: Fardeen Khan, Esha Deol, Bikram Saluja, Perizaad Zorabian, Yashpal Sharma, Sadia Siddiqui, Satish Shah, Kirron Kher, Raj Zutshi, Tarina Patel, Moushmi Chatterjee, and Mukul Dev
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Another release and another flop for Fardeen Khan and not to forget Esha Deol . Time for the two star kids to introspect . The movie is also a flop in the Overseas .

 300 (dubbed)  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.85 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 0.85 crores
300 may have done wonderfully all over the globe , but its dubbed version has failed in India . During the first weekend `300`(dubbed) collected Indian Rs. 66,94,534 from 44 reported prints .

 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.90 crores , UK £ 1,730  Total Earnings: India Rs. 12.00 crores ; UK £ 138,337
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 412 unique users): 5.13
 Director: Reema Kagti  Producer: Excel Entertainment
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar  Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
 Starring: Abhay Deol, Minissha, Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Amisha Patel, Raima Sen, Kay Kay Menon, Sandhya Mridul, Vikram Chatwal Karan Khanna, Ranvir Shorey, Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal, Suzanne Bernert.
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
Small can be beautiful and the medium budgeted venture from Farhan Akhtar and Riteish Sidhwani held on quite well , falling by around than 50 percent on an average , in the fourth week .

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • 'Padmaavat' Is A Super Hit; 'Tiger Zinda Hai' Blockbuster!
 • 'Fukrey Returns' Is A Hit ; 'Firangi' Fails ; 'Tumhari Sulu' Succeeds!
 • 'Ittefaq' Is Dull ; 'Golmaal Again' A Blockbuster;'Secret Superstar' Succeeds; 'Judwaa 2' Is Super Hit!
 • 'Judwaa 2' Is A Hit; 'Bhoomi', 'Haseena Parkar' & 'Simran' Fail; 'Bareilly Ki Barfi', 'Newton' & 'Shubh Mangal..' Succeed!
 • 'Baadshaho' Is Decent ; 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' Succeeds; 'Toilet- EPK' Is Super Hit ; 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' Is A Disaster
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