Bollywood box-office report of the week
The coming Friday will see multiple releases in the form of the Sonam-Dhanush starrer, RANJHANAA, Neil Nitin Mukesh`s SHORTCUT ROMEO and the first time pairing of Mithun and son Mahakshay in the Ashu Trikha directed ENEMMY. From the list the front runner is likely to be RANJHANAA with ENEMMY doing well in U.P.-Bihar and West Bengal.
Meanwhile last Friday's two releases, FUKREY and ANKUR ARORA MURDER CASE, could not quite impress at the ticket window. Having said that, Excel Entertainment's FUKREY, which saw a slow start, managed a decent weekend netting about 10 crore, thanks to some pick up on Saturday and Sunday. The other release of the week, the Arjun Mathur and Vishakha starrer, ANKUR ARORA MURDER CASE, was not so lucky managing just around 1.25 crore during the opening weekend.
Moving on, the Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby starrer, YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA 2, got hit by the YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI tsunami in most of India barring North and Central circuits and performed below expectations as it collected 2.50 crore from Bombay, 1 crore from Ahmedabad, 27.35 lakhs from Surat, 16.25 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 5 cinemas unreceived), 12 lakhs from Rajkot, 28 lakhs from Pune, 10.50 lakhs from Nasik, 3.65 lakhs from Goa, 2.50 lakhs from Belgaum, 3 lakhs from Belgaum, 3 crore from Delhi city, 35 lakhs from Noida, 35 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 23.50 lakhs from Kanpur, 25 lakhs from Lucknow, 15 lakhs from Agra, 11.25 lakhs from Allahabad, 4 lakhs from Meerut, 3 lakhs from Aligarh, 6.50 lakhs from Patna, 3 lakhs from Dehradun, 48.55 lakhs from Gurgaon, 11.35 lakhs from Faridabad, 8 lakhs from Panipat, 7 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 16.35 lakhs from Chandigarh, 22.85 lakhs from Jalandhar, 22 lakhs from Amritsar, 33 lakhs from Ludhiana, 8.50 lakhs from Bhatinda, 4 lakhs from Ambala, 4.75 lakhs from Jammu, 25 lakhs from Calcutta, 3.60 lakhs from Siliguri, 3.35 lakhs from Dhanbad, 2.65 lakhs from Ranchi, 4 lakhs from Bhubaneswar, 3.55 lakhs from Guwahati, 20.25 lakhs from Nagpur, 14 lakhs from Jabalpur, 15.65 lakhs from Raipur, 34.65 lakhs from Indore, 7 lakhs from Gwalior (collections from 5 cinemas unreceived), 22.35 lakhs from Bhopal, 1 crore from Jaipur (collections from 6 cinemas unreceived), 13.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 12 lakhs from Bikaner, 17 lakhs from Kota, 15.35 lakhs from Udaipur, 30 lakhs from Hyderabad, 10 lakhs from Aurangabad, 20 lakhs from Bangalore, 1.50 lakhs from Mangalore, 1.25 lakhs from Vijayawada, 1.50 lakhs from Visakhapatnam and 1.50 lakhs from Madras. Netting around 31 crore from India during the opening week YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA 2 is an average fare. The film has disappointed in the overseas grossing �180,000 from UK and $275,000 (approx) from the US till the second weekend (14-16 June).
Concluding with Ayan Mukerji's YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI, after a stupendous opening week the Ranbir-Deepika starrer, YJHD, remained the first choice of the audience even during the second week collecting 5 crore from Bombay (collections from other cinemas unreceived), 1.75 crore from Ahmedabad, 46.75 lakhs from Surat, 41.75 lakhs from Baroda (collections from 4 cinemas unreceived), 22.50 lakhs from Rajkot, 1.15 crore from Pune, 26.50 lakhs from Nasik, 12.65 lakhs from Goa, 6.50 lakhs from Belgaum, 5.65 crore from Delhi city, 65.20 lakhs from Noida, 51.50 lakhs from Ghaziabad, 38.75 lakhs from Kanpur, 41 lakhs from Lucknow, 21.25 lakhs from Agra, 15.75 lakhs from Allahabad, 5 lakhs from Meerut, 6.50 lakhs from Aligarh, 19.25 lakhs from Patna, 5.25 lakhs from Dehradun, 86.65 lakhs from Gurgaon, 15.85 lakhs from Faridabad, 8.50 lakhs from Panipat, 6 lakhs from Kurukshetra, 15 lakhs from Chandigarh, 18 lakhs from Jalandhar, 17 lakhs from Amritsar, 23.55 lakhs from Ludhiana, 5.85 lakhs from Bhatinda, 4 lakhs from Ambala, 4.15 lakhs from Jammu, 1.80 crore from Calcutta, 3 lakhs from Darjeeling, 12.15 lakhs from Siliguri, 8.15 lakhs from Dhanbad, 6 lakhs from Ranchi, 12.65 lakhs from Bhubaneshwar, 8.50 lakhs from Guwahati, 48.65 lakhs from Nagpur, 17 lakhs from Jabalpur, 23.75 lakhs from Raipur, 55.50 lakhs from Indore, 13.20 lakhs from Gwalior (collections from 2 cinemas unreceived), 40 lakhs from Bhopal, 1.50 crore from Jaipur, 13.50 lakhs from Ajmer, 10.75 lakhs from Bikaner, 18.25 lakhs from Kota, 23 lakhs from Udaipur, 70 lakhs from Hyderabad, 15 lakhs from Aurangabad, 1.80 crore from Bangalore, 7 lakhs from Mangalore, 4 lakhs from Vijayawada, 7.65 lakhs from Visakhapatnam, 10 lakhs from Madras, 1.50 lakhs from Coimbatore and 7.35 lakhs from Kochi. Adding another 46 crore YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI has netted a humongous 153 crore in two weeks from India and is a blockbuster! The film continues its dream run in the overseas as it approaches $9m grossing �958,500 from UK and $3,394,000 from the US till the third weekend (14-16 June).
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