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'War Chhod Na Yaar' collects Rs 4.4 cr; 'Besharam' inches past Rs 50 cr mark

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MUMBAI: Navratri is not the best period to release a film as visiting a cinema hall is last thing to do on people's mind as the observance of this nine day festival with Garba and Dandiya raas in Western India, Pujo in the East and Ramleela in Hindi belt keep the people busy. Despite this, four films released last Friday to disastrous results. While Baat Ban Gayee, Kya Hua Achanak and Paapi were lost without trace, War Chhod Na Yaar starring Sharman Joshi, Javed Jaff and Soha Ali Khan survived but just barely. The film collected Rs 4.4 crore for its opening weekend.

Besharam managed a nine day first week of Rs 50.3 crore of which Rs 18.5 crore came from the unsuspecting opening day audience; the film went on sliding down on days that followed as its bad reports caught on. This was Ranbir's second outing for this year after Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani which was a major box-office blockbuster raking in close to Rs 185 crore.

Warning 3D/2D has run out of steam adding just Rs 15 lakh in its second week to take its two week total to Rs 3.35 crore.

The Lunch Box has collected Rs 1.55 crore in its third week taking its three week tally to Rs 19.4 crore.

Phata Poster Nikhla Hero has added a symbolic Rs 65 lakh in its third week taking its three week total to Rs 35.4 crore.

Grand Masti has collected Rs 1.4 crore in its fourth week to take its four week total to Rs 91.2 crore.

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