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Box Office Collection: Shanghai steady, Rowdy Rathore rocks

Mumbai, Jun 16 (): While Shanghai, Dibakar Banerjee’s film has received mixed response, viewers continued to support Akshay Kumar starrer movie Rowdy Rathore in its 2nd weekend.

Akshay Kumar has scored his second century for this year after the new movie Rowdy Rathore reached `100 crore mark’. Kumar’s Housefull 2 also attained the distinction for this year.

UTV statement said with Rowdy Rathore after collecting 21.9 crore in its second weekend has entered the 100 crore club making its total collection`101.42 crore’. Last Thursday Rowdy Rathore’s collection was 79.52. On Friday it added 5.1 crore to the kitty, on Saturday 6.3 crore and on Sunday 10.5 crore.

Amod Mehra, trade analyst said that the movie had strong principles ever since it release on 1st June. The film is still running strong at most of the centres in the country.

In the meantime, Shanghai Dibakar Banerjee’s movie has received mixed box-office responses. Trade analysts told the film’s performance at box-office was low.

Taran Adarsh, trade analyst stated on his Twitter profile, Shanghai had a slow start, but showed respectable growth on Saturday, Sunday at high end multiplexes. The overall collection is estimated to be below the mark.

Trade sources say the collection was 3.35 crore on Friday, on Saturday 4.25 crore and on Sunday 4.5 crore, with three-day total 12.1 crore.

President of PVR Pictures, Kamal Gianchandani who produced the film said the production cost of the film was 19 crore including marketing and said the movie would be positive for production house.

Trade analysts confirmed Shanghai was patronised only by A centre multiplexes.

Gianchandani said single screens also recorded good collection at the weekend. Positive reviews and mouth word publicity increased Shanghai collection to 75% on Sunday after its release on Friday. And the film will surely see a long run and expected to see strong this week too.

Mehra said Shanghai’s box office collections dropped severely on Monday, but still trade analysts expect Rowdy Rathore’s to do well at the box office.

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