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‘Khoobsurat’, ‘Daawat-e-Ishq’ get tepid response at box office

MUMBAI: Yash Raj Films’ ‘Daawat-e-Ishq’ and Walt Disney Pictures’ ‘Khoobsurat’, the two films that released on Friday, have failed to set the box office on fire.

KhoobsuratBoth films have received lukewarm response, with net collections of Rs 13.40 crore (Rs 134 million) and Rs 10.31 crore (Rs 103.1 million) respectively.

‘Daawat-e-Ishq’, starring Aditya Roy Kapur, Parineeti Chopra and Anupam Kher, collected Rs 3.72 crore (Rs 37.2 million) on Friday, Rs 4.33 crore (Rs 43.3 million) on Saturday and Rs 5.35 crore (Rs 53.5 million) on Sunday.

Directed by Habib Faisal, the film deals with the issue of dowry, and how a girl, with her father on her side, decides to dupe the suitors who ask for dowry.

Meanwhile, the much talked-about ‘Khoobsurat’, a remake of an old classic film with a fairytale production by the Walt Disney Pictures (first time under its own banner, earlier films were produced under UTV Motion Pictures’), debuted with a collection of Rs 2.47 crore (Rs 24.7 million). The collections gradually increased to Rs 3.27 crore (Rs 32.7 million) on Saturday and Rs 4.57 crore (Rs 45.7 million) on Sunday.

Daawat-e-IshqCo-produced by Anil Kapoor Film Company and directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the film has Sonam Kapoor, latest sensation Fawad Khan and Kirron Kher in lead roles.

Last week’s releases ‘Finding Fanny’ and ‘Creature 3D’ ended their first week’s run with net collections of Rs 23.33 crore (Rs 233.3 million) and Rs 16.56 crore (Rs 165.6 million) respectively.

Priyanka Chopra-starrer biopic ‘Mary Kom’ collected Rs 10.88 crore (Rs 108.8 million) in its second week, thus taking the two weeks’ total to Rs 52.74 crore (Rs 527.4 million).