The Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) has failed
to find box office success with its films yet again.
The award-winning Gattu failed to win theatrical
audiences, disappointing CFSI's commercial attempt made
after a 16-year gap.
last film that CFSI released was Santosh Sivan's Halo
directed by Rajan Khosa, is a film about a small child's
passion to fulfill his dreams helps him get admission
in a school. It won several awards including the 'Best
Film award at the 12th New York Indian Film Festival
had good opportunity as all the Friday releases were
weak and proved to be disasters at the box office.
Stale and out of sync in its content and treatment,
Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai proved to be a commercial
Driver met with a similar fate, failing to find
patrons as it lacked face value and enough promotion.
despite a limited exposure, as most screens were blocked
by Bol Bachchan, Cocktail excelled to find appreciation
from the youth. The film collected Rs 538 million
and was holding steady in the second weekend as well.
Bachchan remained fair in its second week, mopping
up Rs 216 million, to take its total net collections
at the box office to Rs 821 million.
Meri Kahaani ran out of steam in its fourth week,
while Gangs Of Wasseypur added Rs 6 million in its
fourth week to take its total to Rs 264.5 million.
Ki Sawaari added Rs 5 million in its fifth week.
Its total net collections so far stood at Rs 281.5
Rathore collected Rs 5 million in its seventh
week to take its tally to Rs 1.38 billion.