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‘Kaal’ Excels In U.K., Australia

By Bollywood Hungama


KAAL, the third biggie to hit the marquee in April, has met with mixed reactions in the international circuit. The Ajay-Vivek-John starrer has met with decent success in U.S.A. [features in Top 30 charts], but excels in U.K. [features in Top 15 charts] and is fabulous in Australia.

Meanwhile, WAQT - THE RACE AGAINST TIME continues to set new records in U.K. The film has featured in the 'Top 10' charts in its second weekend as well.


Weekend: April 29 - May 1, 2005.

U.K. BOX-OFFICE

  • WAQT - THE RACE AGAINST TIME [last weekend: No. 10, this weekend: No. 10]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 149,054 on 33 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 4,517. Total: £ 452,197 [approx. Rs. 3.72 crores].


  • KAAL has debuted at No. 13 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 101,649 [approx. Rs. 83.72 lacs] on 21 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 4,840.

Note:- In terms of screen average, KAAL is Ajay Devgan's second biggest opener [after LAJJA], but the biggest opener for the remaining four actors - Vivek, John, Esha and Lara.

  • LUCKY - NO TIME FOR LOVE [last weekend: No. 29, this weekend: No. 41]: In its fourth weekend, the film has collected £ 4,797 on 8 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 600. Total: £ 283,454 [approx. Rs. 2.33 crores].


  • KHULLAM KHULLA PYAAR KAREN has debuted at No. 42 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 4,130 [approx. Rs. 3.40 lacs] on 5 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 826.

  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA [last weekend: No. 34, this weekend: No. 45]: In its second weekend, the film has collected £ 3,388 on 4 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 847. Total: £ 18,815 [approx. Rs. 15.49 lacs].


  • MUGHAL-E-AZAM [last weekend: No. 50, this weekend: No. 58]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected £ 2,104 on 7 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 301. Total: £ 69,075 [approx. Rs. 56.91 lacs].

AT A GLANCE - SCREEN AVERAGES - U.K.

    1. KAAL £ 4,840

    2. WAQT - THE RACE AGAINST TIME £ 4,517

    3. CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA £ 847

    4. KHULLAM KHULLA PYAAR KAREN £ 826

    5. LUCKY - NO TIME FOR LOVE £ 600

    6. MUGHAL-E-AZAM £ 301


U.S.A. BOX-OFFICE

  • KAAL has debuted at No. 28 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected $ 164,108 [approx. Rs. 71.55 lacs] on 40 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 4,103.


  • BRIDE AND PREJUDICE [last weekend: No. 47, this weekend: No. 54]: In its twelfth weekend, the film has collected $ 30,186 on 69 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 437. Total: $ 6,538,905 [approx. Rs. 28.50 crores].


  • MUGHAL-E-AZAM [last weekend: No. 85, this weekend: No. 100]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected $ 3,232 on 6 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 539. Total: $ 158,238 [approx. Rs. 68.99 lacs].


NEW YORK CITY BOX-OFFICE

  • WAQT - THE RACE AGAINST TIME [last weekend: No. 27, this weekend: No. 34]: In its second weekend, the film has collected $ 8,514 on 2 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 4,257. New York total: $ 23,056.


  • MUGHAL-E-AZAM [last weekend: No. 56, this weekend: No. 57]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected $ 1,672 on 1 screen. New York total: $ 18,986.

AUSTRALIA BOX-OFFICE

[4-day weekend: April 28 - May 1, 2005]

  • In its opening weekend, KAAL has collected Australia $ 49,259 [approx. Rs. 16.69 lacs] on 6 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 8,210.

Note:- In terms of screen average, KAAL is next to VEER-ZAARA [Australia $ 10,479], but better than WAQT - THE RACE AGAINST TIME [$ 4,908], LUCKY - NO TIME FOR LOVE [$ 3,359], BEWAFAA [$ 4,695], BLACK [$ 3,796], SHABD [$ 3,435], SWADES [$ 7,004] and CHOKHER BALI [$ 1,553].

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