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Dhobi Ghat fares well at overseas box office

Written by: By: Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Published: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 9:59 [IST]

Given its art house genre, Dhobi Ghat has fared well in U.K., is fair in Australia, but is impressive in U.S.A. The film collected USD 265,000 in U.A.E. and the rest of the world contributed USD 180,000 till Sunday. Released with 186 prints in the overseas territory, the film has done approx Rs. 4.5 crores [USD 1 million] in the opening weekend.… Yamla Pagla Deewana is good in U.K., but excellent in U.S.A. … No One Killed Jessica has almost exhausted its run in these two markets.

Weekend: January 21 – 23, 2011.

U.K. BOX-OFFICE

* Dhobi Ghat has debuted at No. 16 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 1,18,571 [approx. Rs. 86.31 lacs] on 39 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 3,040.

* Yamla Pagla Deewana [last weekend: No. 15, this weekend: No. 19]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 99,136 on 39 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 2,542. Total: £ 4,09,735 [approx. Rs. 2.98 crores].

* Kaavalan [Tamil] has debuted at No. 23 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 43,345 [approx. Rs. 31.55 lacs] on 16 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 2,709.

* No One Killed Jessica [last weekend: No. 20, this weekend: No. 36]: In its third weekend, the film has collected £ 7,163 on 15 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 478. Total: £ 1,76,808 [approx. Rs. 1.29 crores].

* Siruthai [Tamil; last weekend: No. 27, this weekend: No. 43]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 4,138 on 5 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 828. Total: £ 40,256 [approx. Rs. 29.31 lacs].

* Thillalangadi [Tamil; last weekend: No. --, this weekend: No. 44]: In its twenty seventh weekend, the film has collected £ 3,999 on 1 screen. Total: £ 50,346 [approx. Rs. 36.65 lacs].

* Tees Maar Khan [last weekend: No. 35, this weekend: No. 71]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected £ 894 on 4 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 224. Total: £ 7,08,565 [approx. Rs. 5.16 crores].

* Aadukalam [Tamil; last weekend: No. 55, this weekend: No. 81]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 581 on 4 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 145. Total: £ 4,663 [approx. Rs. 3.39 lacs].

U.S.A. BOX-OFFICE

* Dhobi Ghat has debuted at No. 24 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected $ 3,65,297 [approx. Rs. 1.66 crores] on 79 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 4,624.

* Yamla Pagla Deewana [last weekend: No. 20, this weekend: No. 30]: In its second weekend, the film has collected $ 2,03,712 on 84 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 2,425. Total: $ 8,51,381 [approx. Rs. 3.87 crores].

* No One Killed Jessica [last weekend: No. 37, this weekend: No. 47]: In its third weekend, the film has collected $ 28,667 on 28 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 1,024. Total: $ 4,28,691 [approx. Rs. 1.95 crores].

AUSTRALIA BOX-OFFICE

* Dhobi Ghat has debuted at No. 20 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected Aus. $ 66,100 [approx. Rs. 29.79 lacs] on 11 screens, with the per screen average working out to Aus. $ 6,009.

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