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Luck has mixed reaction overseas

Written by: By: Taran Adarsh <a href="http://bollywoodhungama.com/" target="_blank">Bollywood Hungama</a>
 
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Luck has met with mixed reactions. Despite a 15 certificate, which keeps a sizable section of the audience away, the film has fared quite well in U.K., but is weak in America. Pakistan too is impressive [Pakistani Rs. 52 lacs in its opening weekend] and so is U.A.E. [9 lac Dirhams in its first 3 days].

Weekend: July 24 - 26, 2009.

U.K. BOX-OFFICE
* Luck has debuted at No. 13 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 85,916 [approx. Rs. 68.24 lacs] on 35 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 2,455.
The breakup:- Friday: £ 27,691; Saturday: £ 32,265; Sunday: £ 25,960.

* Kambakht Ishq [last weekend: No. 13, this weekend: No. 17]: In its fourth weekend, the film has collected £ 19,386 on 27 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 718. Total: £ 6,81,154 [approx. Rs. 5.41 crores].

* Short Kut [last weekend: No. 16, this weekend: No. 26]: In its third weekend, the film has collected £ 6,863 on 8 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 858. Total: £ 1,66,523 [approx. Rs. 1.32 crores].

* New York [last weekend: No. 20, this weekend: No. 30]: In its fifth weekend, the film has collected £ 4,712 on 7 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 673. Total: £ 3,95,478 [approx. Rs. 3.14 crores].

* Modhi Vilayadu [Tamil film] has debuted at No. 34 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 4,051 [approx. Rs. 3.22 lacs] on 2 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 2,026.

THIS WEEKEND IN U.K.
[Based on screen averages]

RANK FILM AVERAGE
1 LUCK £ 2,455
2 MODHI VILAYADU [Tamil film] £ 2,026
3 KAMBAKKHT ISHQ £ 718
4 NEW YORK £ 673

U.S.A. BOX-OFFICE
* Luck has debuted at No. 33 position. In its opening weekend, the film has collected $ 1,12,309 [approx. Rs. 54.19 lacs] on 45 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 2,496.

* Kambakkht Ishq [last weekend: No. 36, this weekend: No. 59]: In its fourth weekend, the film has collected $ 15,211 on 100 screens, with the per screen average working out to $ 152. Total: $ 14,45,739 [approx. Rs. 6.98 crores].

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