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Kuselan leads overseas market

Published: Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 15:16 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Tamil film Kuselan crossed the £ 1 lac mark in its opening weekend, overtaking all Hindi films running in U.K. this weekend. Commendable... The sole Hindi release, Ugly Aur Pagli, is below expectations in U.K... Last week's Mission Istaanbul and Money Hai Toh Honey Hai slide further.

U.K. BOX-OFFICE
Weekend: August 1 - 4, 2008. Note:- Monday figures are included.

* Kuselan [Tamil film] has debuted at No. 13 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 1,06,394 [approx. Rs. 88.14 lacs] on 17 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 6,258. [an error occurred while processing this directive]

* Ugly Aur Pagli has debuted at No. 20 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 20,057 [approx. Rs. 16.62 lacs] on 11 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 1,823.

* Kismat Konnection [last weekend: No. 13, this weekend: No. 21]: In its third weekend, the film has collected £ 15,101 on 15 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 1,007. Total: £ 2,69,933 [approx. Rs. 2.24 crores].

* Mission Istaanbul [last weekend: No. 17, this weekend: No. 29]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 9,746 on 11 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 886. Total: £ 39,125 [approx. Rs. 32.41 lacs].

* Money Hai Toh Honey Hai [last weekend: No. 15, this weekend: No. 34]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 7,305 on 11 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 664. Total: £ 50,342 [approx. Rs. 41.70 lacs].

* Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na [last weekend: No. 30, this weekend: No. 67]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected £ 949 on 3 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 316. Total: £ 1,36,249 [approx. Rs. 1.13 crores].

* Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic [last weekend: No. 53, this weekend: No. 76]: In its sixth weekend, the film has collected £ 717 on 1 screen. Total: £ 2,88,284 [approx. Rs. 2.39 crores].

THIS WEEKEND IN U.K.
[Based on screen averages]

RANK FILM AVERAGE
1 Kuselan £ 6,258
2 Ugly Aur Pagli £ 1,823
3 Kismat Konnection £ 1,007
4 Mission Istaanbul £ 886
5 Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic £ 717
6 Money Hai Toh Honey Hai £ 664
7 Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na £ 316

U.S.A. BOX-OFFICE
Weekend: August 1 - 3, 2008.

* Kismat Konnection [last weekend: No. 30, this weekend: No. 50]: In its third weekend, the film has collected $ 23,254 on 26 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 894. Total: $ 4,79,759 [approx. Rs. 2.03 crores].

* Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na [last weekend: No. 53, this weekend: No. 61]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected $ 11,251 on 10 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 1,125. Total: $ 6,00,922 [approx. Rs. 2.54 crores].

Topics: mission istaanbul, money hai toh honey hai, ugly aur pagli
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