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Box Office Report for the Week - 13 Nov 2015
  Stupendous Start For 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' ; 'Shandaar' Fails ; 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2' Is A Superhit!
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It was but obvious that this year’s Diwali release, the Sooraj Barjatya directed Salman-Sonam starrer, 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo', would embark on a record establishing spree. And that is how it has been. After a record opening day (40.50 crore), the film saw another good day (30.50 crore) and is on course to be a super hit.

'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' has also started with a bang in the Overseas, grossing $1.65m, on the first day (Thursday.

 Titli  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.25 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 1.25 crore
Yash Raj Films' 'Titli' could not emulate the success of the banner's 'Zor Laga Ke Haisha' and is huge failure.


 Guddu Ki Gun  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 2 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 2 crore
Meanwhile the Kunal Khemu' starrer, 'Guddu Ki Gun', could not make a mark except in massy belts of North and Central India and is a box office failure.

 Main Aur Charles  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 6 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 6 crore
Amongst all the releases it was the Randeep-Adil starrer, 'Main Aur Charles', which put up a reasonable performance and may just break even.

 Shaandaar  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 3 crore ; UK£295,000 ; US$$600,000
 PB Rating: 2.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Vikas Bahl  Producer: Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena
 Music: Amit Trivedi  Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya and Anvita Dutt
 Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Pankaj Kapur, Sushma Seth, Sanah Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor
 Genre: Romantic  Recommended Audience:
Moving on, after a decent extended (8-day) week (37 crore) Vikas Bahl’s Pankaj, Shahid and Alia starrer, 'Shaandar', collapsed totally, and is a box-office debacle, given the huge (60-61 crore)involved costs.

'Shaandar' has put up a good show in the Overseas


 Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 7 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 59 crore ; UK£35,000 ; US$225,000
Concluding with Luv Ranjan’s Kartik Aryan, Nusrat Bharucha, Sunny Nijjar Singh and Sonalii Sehgall starrer,'Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2', after two good weeks (37.50 crore and 14.50 crore), the film saw another productive week. Given the very reasonable cost (15 crore), 'PKP2 is a super hit.

The film has also done well in the Overseas, given the cost and cast.


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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