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Box Office Report for the Week - 29 Oct 2011
  ´RA.One´ Blazes At The Box-Office, Sets Best Single Day & Three Day Record!
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The start of Shah Rukh Khan’s `RA.One` was expected to be earth shattering and that is how it was. The evening and night shows were obviously hit by ‘Diwali’ puja and celebrations, still the film netted 15 crore from India surpassing the likes of `3 Idiots`, `Dabangg` and `Ready` but could not match the 21 crore Eid day collection of `Bodyguard`. Additionally the dubbed versions managed another 3.50 crore. But the best was still to come and Thursday saw collections of the Anubhav Sinha directed RA.ONE hittting the roof netting in excess of 23 crore, which is the best ever single day total in the history of Bollywood box-office. And if we add the contributions of the dubbed versions the figure creeps past 25 crore! As per early estimates, after three days, `RA.One` has netted in the range of 54-55 crore from India (another record) and if we add the dubbed versions the figure goes up to 59 crores. `RA.One` is also doing superbly in the Overseas. The other two releases of the week Himesh`s `Damadamm` and Eesha`s `Tell Me O Khuda` have both sunk without atrace.

 Be-Careful  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Last week`s Chandrakant Singh directed Rajneesh, Tanisha, Rajpal and Shilpi starrer `Be-Careful` has failed at the ticket window.

 Mod  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India 0.45 crore  Total Earnings: India 0.45 crore
It was another setback for Nagesh Kukunoor as his Ayesha Takia starrer `Mod` is atrade disaster.

 My Friend Pinto`  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.25 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 1.25 crore
The Sanjay Leela Bhansali banner and UTV Motions Pictures’ venture, `My Friend Pinto`, was another calamity, though not a disaster like `Mod`.

 Aazaan  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs.1.80 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs.1.80 crore
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Prashant Chadha  Producer: JM Entertainment
 Music: Salim-Sulaiman  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya, Irfan Siddique & Shraddha Pandit
 Starring: Sachin Joshi, Dalip Tahil, Aarya Babbar, Ravi Kishan, Neet Mohan, Alyy Khan and Candice Boucher
 Genre: Action  Recommended Audience: General
Prashant Chadha’s `Azaan` saw no takers and given the high 30 crore cost the film is another disaster.

 Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 3.50 crore
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Nupur Ashtana  Producer: Ashish Patil
 Music: Raghu Dixit  Lyrics: Anvita Dutt Guptan, Aslam Noor & Raghu Dixit
 Starring: Saqib Saleem, Saba Azad, Nishant Dahiya, Tara DSouza
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience: General
Y-Films` `Mujhse Fraandship Karoge` did fare the best (comparatively) but still the collections were nothing to write home about and `MFK` will not be able to emulate even the moderate success of it’s predecessor, `Luv Ka The End`.

 Rascals  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4.75 crore ; UK£ 11,800  Total Earnings: India Rs. 33.75 crore ; UK£ 228,000 ; US$261,156
 PB Rating: 4.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: David Dhawan  Producer: Sanjay Dutt Productions Pvt. Ltd, M/s Rupali Aum Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
 Music: Vishal-Shekhar  Lyrics: Anvita Dutt and Irshaad Kamil
 Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgan, Arjun Rampal, Kangna Ranaut, Lisa Haydon
 Genre: Comedy  Recommended Audience: General
Concluding with David Dhawan’s Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn starrer, `Rascals`, after an ordinary first week the film crashed completely in the second. The film has also failed in the Overseas.

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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