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Box Office Report for the Week - 28 Feb 2007
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 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.  Verdict: Awaited
 Weekly Earnings: -
 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
`Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.` is only for the cities like Bombay , Delhi , Pune , Bangalore and Hyderabad . It will do decent business in the multiplexes of big cities but can`t hope to achieve much elsewhere

 Eklavya  Verdict: Loser , Average in Bombay
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 14.50 crores ,US$182,246 UK $138,391  Total Earnings: India Rs. 14.50 crores , UD $1,100,762 ,UK $600,287
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra  Producer: Vinod Chopra Productions
 Music: Shantanu Moitra  Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire
 Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore, Boman Irani, Jimmy Shergill, and Raima Sen
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The heavily priced multistarrer has had an excellent weekend, after a mixed first day . The movie could not sustain after the weekend as collections crashed Monday onwards despite good reviews . However , it has done quite well in the Overseas .

 Guru  Verdict: Superhit
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 1.50 crores ,  Total Earnings: India Rs. 40.30 crores , US $2,087,000 , UK $973,302
 PB Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 411 unique users): 5.12
 Director: Mani Ratnam  Producer: Mani Ratnam
 Music: A.R. Rahman  Lyrics: Gulzar
 Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavan, Vidya Balan, and Arya Babbar
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: Parental Guidance
The movie is doing well even in the 6th week and specially so in the cities. `Guru` gets a boost in Uttar Pradesh due to tax exemption by the state government.

 Traffic Signal  Verdict: Below Average
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.55 crores  Total Earnings: India Rs. 8.15 crores
 PB Rating: 6.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 410 unique users): 5.11
 Director: Madhur Bhandarkar  Producer: Percept Pictures
 Music: Shamir Tandon  Lyrics: Sameer
 Starring: Kunal Khemu, Neena Chandra, Konkana Sen Sharma, Sudhir Mishra, Ranvir Shorey
 Genre: Drama  Recommended Audience: General
It is definately a signal for director Madhur Bhandarkar to stop and rethink. After `Page 3` his `Corporate` barely managed to break even in some circuits and the below par performance of his latest offering will stick out like a red mark in his report card as `Traffic Signal` has done well only in parts of Bombay and Maharashtra in the second week.

 Vivah  Verdict: Blockbuster
 Weekly Earnings: India Rs. 0.50 cr  Total Earnings: India Rs. 29.80 crores , UK: £250,000
 PB Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 413 unique users): 5.1
 Director: Sooraj Barjatya  Producer: Rajshri Productions Pvt. Ltd.
 Music: Ravindra Jain  Lyrics: Ravindra Jain
 Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Amrita Rao, Seema Biswas, Aloknath, Anupam Kher, Lata Sabbarwal, Samir Soni, and Amrita Prakash
 Genre: Family  Recommended Audience: General
After the debacle of `Mein Prem Ki Deewani Hoon`, Sooraj Barjatya finally tastes success. With the oft-repeated traditional milieu and subject, `Vivah` has the same soap-operatic melodrama, this time though made on a significantly lower budget with a low-key cast. With a clever distribution strategy using a limited number of prints, the film sold reasonably runs steady even in its 15th week. Another critically trashed film, another financial success.

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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