Bachchan and Farhan fail to save Teen Patti and Karthik

MUMBAI: Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar have failed to save Teen Patti and Karthik in a week that also saw the weakening of My Name Is Khan‘s (MNIK) box-office run.

The Shah Rukh Khan starrer has grossed Rs 1.75 billion over two weeks, with India alone accounting for Rs 1.02 billion. The film‘s overseas collections are significant, leading Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh to say that MNIK "would become the No. 4 biggest grosser in the Middle East behind Superman, The Dark Knight and Mummy."

Teen Patti, starring Bachchan, Ben Kingsley and Madhavan, had a dull start of 15 to 20 per cent occupany in theatres. The film managed to garner Rs 37.5 million over four days.

While the collections of Karthik Calling Karthik was around 40 to 45 per cent on day one, the film showed falls at most places on Monday despite it being a holiday on account of Holi. The business on Monday was around Rs 12. 5 million, taking the total collections to Rs 112.5 million in the first four days of release.

This week will see the release of Warner Bros’ Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge, Studio 18’s Road, Movie and Director Rajesh Ranshinge’ Rokkk.

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