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Box Office: 'Chalk N Duster' lacklustre; 'Wazir' rakes in Rs 28.4 crore

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MUMBAI: Despite sporting a horde of talent in Shabana Azmi, Juhi Chawla, Richa Chaddha, Divya Dutta and Zarina Wahab, Chalk N Duster had a lacklustre performance at the box office. The theme failed to appeal viewers and the movie has just about managed to touch the Rs 1 crore mark in its opening weekend.

On the other hand, the Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar starrer Wazir drops as the week progresses. The film added little over the next four days after a weak opening weekend of Rs 19.85 and finishes its first week with Rs 28.4 crore.

Dilwale added Rs 1.75 crore in its fourth week to take its four week tally to Rs 138.75 crore. While the other big film Bajirao Mastani collected Rs 7.5 crore in its fourth week to take its four week total to Rs 165.9 crore.

The beginning of 2016 has so far been poor with no film sustaining at the box office. The exhibitors desperately need a film that can sustain for at least a couple of weeks. The coming lineup starting with the Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift this coming Friday is expected to bring in some relief.

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