MUMBAI: A week before Diwali the box-office window collections were nothing to talk home about. However, Don managed to sail through followed by Jaan-E-Mann. But Umrao Jaan, which released yesterday (3 November), failed to evoke the desired interest.
J.P. Dutta, the war-film specialist, failed with his courtesan drama of the 19th century. The opening day collections of Umrao Jaan were much below average and the going will get even tougher. Adlabs had released the film world-wide.
In Bombay, Umrao Jaan managed 30 to 40 per cent collections. In Minerva (Grant Road) it recorded 45 per cent (Rs 74,000) in three shows against the capacity of Rs 151,974.70. The seating capacity is 1,390 per show. In Central Plaza, which has a capacity to seat 615 persons, the film opened to daily two shows. Against the capacity of Rs 86,959.80 it collected Rs 31,005 (36 per cent).
The film opened to daily four shows at Pinky in Andheri (East). The single screen cinema has a capacity of seating 866 persons. The first four shows managed a pale Rs 30,218 against the capacity of Rs 101,308 (28 per cent). The multiplex cinema in Kandivali (West) ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Cinemax, which can seat 287 people, has the capacity to yield Rs 70,000 in four shows. It managed collections of a meager Rs 18,126 (24 per cent).
Don in its second week collected Rs 17,268,649 from 45 cinemas in Bombay (70 per cent). Thane recorded Rs 4,095,979 from 16 cinemas (70 per cent); Ahmedabad Rs 9,221,000 from 18 cinemas (73 per cent); Jamnagar collected Rs 397,004 from one print (76 per cent); Delhi Rs 14.7 million (Rs 1.47 crores) from 25 cinemas (65 per cent); Noida Rs 2,243,476 from two screens and 182 shows (62 per cent); Kanpur Rs 1,370,000 from four cinemas (70 per cent); Allahabad Rs 339,135 from one print (70 per cent); Agra Rs 604,000 from two cinemas (72 per cent), Gurgaon Rs 1,309,258 from two screens (68 per cent); Bhopal Rs 449,000 on one print (75 per cent); Jaipur 3,102,427 from 10 cinemas (76 per cent); Bikaner Rs 192,317 on one print (64 per cent); Ajmer Rs 413,115 (gross) on one print (72 per cent), Kolkata collected Rs 8 million (Rs 80 lakhs) from 13 cinemas (68 per cent); Hyderabad Rs 8,687,582 from 17 cinemas (78 per cent) and Chennai Rs 1,032,000 from three cinemas (76 per cent).
Jaan-E-Mann in its second week from Bombay collected Rs 10,209,430 from 40 cinemas (60 per cent); Thane Rs 2,775,504 from 16 cinemas (62 per cent); Jamnagar Rs 300,000 from two cinemas (62 per cent); Delhi Rs 7 million (Rs 70 lakhs) from 21 cinemas (62 per cent); Noida Rs 1,046,978 from three screens and 142 shows (68 per cent); Kanpur Rs 670,000 from four cinemas (63 per cent); Allahabad Rs 200,067 on one print (65 per cent); Agra Rs 468,000 on two prints (68 per cent); Gurgaon Rs 675,019 from two screens (59 per cent). The film entered its third week at in Bhopal. In Jaipur it collected Rs 1.7 million (Rs 17 lakhs) from seven cinemas (53 per cent), where one cinema was on fixed hire. In Bikaner the movie collected Rs 184,318 on one print (51 per cent); Kolkata Rs 1,313,505 from three cinemas (60 per cent); Hyderabad Rs 2,493,000 from eight cinemas (63 per cent) and Chennai Rs 534,016 from one cinema (68 per cent).
Bhojpuri film Ganga starring Amitabh Bachchan collected Rs 1,341,319 from nine cinemas in Bombay. It opened at Pune in four cinemas and in Indore in one cinema. In Allahabad, the movie collected Rs 34,446 from one cinema.
English animation film from Sony Pictures Open Season in its second week collected Rs 687,934 from 14 cinemas. In Gurgaon it collected Rs 47,031 from one multiplex (14 shows).
Woh LamheÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦ entered its sixth week in Bombay with one print. In Delhi it collected Rs 122,890 from one cinema (seven shows). It entered the fifth combined week in Kanpur at one cinema. In Allahabad it collected Rs 33,400 from one cinema and in Hyderabad Rs 96,061 from one cinema.
Khosla Ka Ghosla in its sixth week collected Rs 202,956 from nine cinemas in Bombay. In Delhi it collected Rs 124,614 from one cinema (seven shows).
Dor entered the seventh combined week in Bombay at six cinemas. In Delhi it collected Rs 126,000 from one cinema (seven shows).
Pyar Ke Side / Effects entered the eighth week in Bombay at 10 cinemas. In Delhi it collected Rs 98,453 from one cinema (seven shows). The film has touched 50 days of its run.
Lage Raho Munnabhai is still going strong in its ninth week in Bombay, where it collected Rs 2,965,221 from 30 cinemas (45 per cent). In Ahmedabad it collected Rs 914,565 from eight cinemas (48 per cent); Jamnagar Rs 98,227 on one print (total Rs 2,438,038 new record); Agra Rs 68,500 on one print (40 per cent); Allahabad Rs 129,441 on one print (42 per cent); Kanpur Rs 116,229 on one print (48 per cent). It ran for nine weeks at Bhopal and Jodhpur and nine combined weeks at Ajmer; Jaipur Rs 185,384 from two cinemas (44 per cent) and Hyderabad Rs 548,869 from two cinemas (58 per cent).
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna in its twelfth week in Bombay collected Rs 17,452 from two cinemas (14 shows).
Krrish in its nineteenth week in Bombay collected Rs 7,125 from one cinema (seven shows) and in Kanpur it collected Rs 52,949 from one cinema.
Fanaa in its 23rd week in Bombay collected Rs 8,225 in one cinema (matinee show).
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in its 576th week in Bombay collected Rs 41,036 from one cinema (six shows).