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Rascals nets Rs 230 mn at BO

MUMBAI: Traditionally considered as a dull period for the box office till Diwali, the number of releases continues unabated.


Rascals, despite Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn leading the cast and comedy specialist David Dhawan at the helm, fared poorly. Having opened reasonably well on Dussehra day, its slide started the very next day as reports of poor content spread. Even weekend collections were not up to the mark and the film took a steep dive today. The film did a net collection of Rs 230 million in its first four-day run at the box office.


Love Breakup Zindagi and Sountrack suffered from lack of patronage with many shows being cancelled.


Force fell far short of other South remakes with John Abraham enjoying very limited following and the movie having precious little to offer except action. The movie netted Rs 245 million in its first week.


Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster got Rs 61 million in its first week.


Meanwhile, Hum Tum Shabana failed to make a mark at the box office collecting a meagre Rs 19.5 million in its firstweek.


Mausam rated as a failure, adding just Rs 31 million in its second week. The two-week total of the Shahid Kapur starrer is Rs 304 million.


Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, with Rs 9 million collection in its fourth week, took its tally to Rs 588 million.

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