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Box Office Report for the Week - 22 Feb 2016
  'Neerja' Scores ; 'Airlift' Is Superhit ; ' Sanam Re' Succeeds!
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From the bunched releases of the week, Sonam's 'Neerja', 'LoveShuda', 'Direct Ishq', 'Rhythm' and 'Ishq Forever', it was the first mentioned film that scored. We are obviously talking about 'Neerja' that manged a 22 crore weekend from India and $1.5m from the overseas. Given the 20 crore budget the film is on way to be a hit.

 Fitoor  Verdict: Disaster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 18 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 18 crore ; UK£1,35,000 ; US$421,000
The 60 crore, UTV Motion Pictures’ Tabu, Katrina and Aditya Roy Kapoor starrer,'Fitoor', has turned out to be damp squib.


 Sanam Re  Verdict: Above average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 24 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 24 crore
The other release of the same week, the Bhushan Kumar venture, 'Sanam Re', scored at the box-office. The film has a reasonable budget of 21 crore and has manged handsome recoveries from non-theatrical rights.

 Ghayal Once Again  Verdict: Below average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 4 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 36 crore
Moving on, producer-director actor Sunny Deol’s 'Ghayal Once Again' has manged a fair run.

 Saala Khadoos  Verdict: Flop
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.50 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 10 crore
Meanwhile Rajkumar Hirani Films & UTV’s R. Madhavan starrer, 'Saala Khadoos', went from bad to worse.

 Airlift  Verdict: Super hit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 3 crore  Total Earnings: India Rs. 125 crore ; UK£332,000 ; US$1,620,000
 PB Rating: 6.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 411 unique users): 5.12
 Director: Raja Krishna Menon  Producer: Nikhil Advani, Monisha Adwani Aruna Bhatia, Madhu G. Bhojwani, Bhushan Kumar
 Music: Amaal Mallik and Ankit Tiwari  Lyrics: Kumaar
 Starring: Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Purab Kohli, Kumud Mishra and Prakash Belwadi
 Genre: Thriller  Recommended Audience:
Concluding with the Raja Krishna Menon directed Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur starrer, 'Airlift', the film saw another stable week.

'Airlift' has also done very well in the overseas grossing well over $6m.


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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