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Box Office Report for the Week - 30 Jul 2015
  Blockbuster ´Bajrangi Bhaijaan´ Set To Cross 300 crore; ´Bahubali´ Is The Biggest Regional Dubbed Hit!
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The major release of the week is going to be Nishkant Kamat’s Ajay, Tabu and Shriya starrer, `Drishyam`. With good reviews already trickling in, and more to follow, there are chances for the commercial success of the film as well. Though `Drishyam` will not exactly set the box-office on fire but is sure to end up with a decent weekend haul, based on positive word-of-mouth. What should also be taken into account is the fact that the two week old `Bajrangi Bhaijaan` is still quite strong.

 Masaan  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: -  Total Earnings: -
Last week’s critically acclaimed and award winning Richa Chadda starrer, `Masaan`, garnered a lot of critical acclaim, but unfortunately the same did not translate in to box-office return, as the audience preferred the week old `Bajrangi Bhaijaan` as opposed to `Masaan`.


 Bajrangi Bhaijaan  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 184 crore ; UK£406,500 ; US$$1,632,000  Total Earnings: India Rs. 184 crore ; UK£1,712,000 ; US$$5,700,000
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Kabir Khan  Producer: Salman Khan
 Music: Pritam  Lyrics: Mayur Puri, Amitabh Bhattacharya, Neelesh Misra and Kausar Munir
 Starring: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Harshaali Malhotra, Om Puri, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: General
Meanwhile Meanwhile Kabir Khan’s Salman, Kareena and Nawazuddin starrer, `Bajrangi Bhaijaan`, which saw a superb opening weekend (104 crore), saw rock steady weekdays. With a record breaking (beating Aamir`s `PK`) opening week, `Bajrangi Bhaijaan` is a super hit, and a blockbuster if the second weekend is taken in to account. `Bajrangi Bhaijaan` is Salman’s biggest overseas hit, grossing $15m.

 Bahubali  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs.24 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 65 crore; US$7,450,000
Checking out S.S. Rajamoli’s `Bahubali` (Hindi dubbed), the film continued it’s dream run (despite `Bajrangi Bhaijaan`. `Bahubali thus becomes the biggest grosser and hit, for a dubbed (Indian regional) film. The film is also rocking the US (for all versions) box-office.

 Guddu Rangeela  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.25 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 9.35 crore
While on Subhash Kapoor’s Arshad-Amit starrer, `Guddu Rangeela`, after a decent opening weekend (6 crore, the film saw diminishing returns during the coming days, and failed at the box-office.

 ABCD- Anybody Can Dance 2  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs.0.40 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs.104.50 crore ; UK£215,000 ; US$870,000
Concluding with Walt Disney Pictures and UTV Motion Pictures’ Remo Dsouza directed Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhu Dheva starrer, `ABCD- Anybody Can Dance 2`, the film has ended it`s triumphant run. `ABCD 2` is also a good overseas success.

Previous Weeks Box Office Reports »
 • '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
 • 'Munna Michael' May Impress ; Jagga Jasoos' Disappoints ; 'Mom' Doing Fine ; 'Tubelight' Fails!
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