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Dud weeks; Rustom brings some solace

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MUMBAI: A one-woman non-army. Akira, a film banking solely on Sonakshi Sinha with action as the main theme, fails on two counts. The film does not even contain as much action as its promos showed. And, Sonakshi does not quite manage to carry the film through.

The film had no major opposition to contend with but that did not help it get a decent opening. Struggling from day one when the film collected Rs 4.6 crore, barely improving on Saturday while the expected Sunday rise also remained negligible. The film collected Rs 15.7 crore for its opening weekend.

It film faced a major drop on Monday despite a holiday in some parts of India.

*Yeh Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa fails badly.

*Island City goes unnoticed.

*Sunshine Music Tours and Travels fails to find an audience.

*A Flying Jatt succumbs to its poor treatment and fails to appeal to its target audience, children. The film had an average opening response. After showing a weak trend during its opening weekend, the film dropped drastically Monday onwards managing just Rs 33.75 crore for its first week.

*Happy Bhag Jayegi sustains with a decent second week in the absence of competition. The film adds Rs 6.3 crore for its second week taking its two-week total to Rs 23.2 crore.

*Mohenjo Daro continues its poor run at the box office. The film added just about Rs 50 lakh in its third week to take its three week total to Rs 54.3 crore.

*Rustom maintains strong collections in its third week being a universally-appealing film to watch. The film collects Rs 6.8 crore in its third week to take its three week tally to Rs 121.6 crore.

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