Global Weekend Box Office Report: Poor Jai Gangaajal

Well, this is just sad!  In every country except New Zealand and Australia, Jai Gangaajal did terribly and Neerja in its 3rd week beat it both per screen and by screen count. (Full info available here)

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Neerja Box Office Update: What should distributors learn from this?

Bollywoodhungama not only provide the global figures for the weekend today, they also provided a handy comparison for Neerja against other films of the same type.  No, not historical based on true story dramas, other female led pictures.

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Dilwale Breaks Worldwide Record, Bajirao Lags Behind

Newer Box Office Report Available HERE!!! Dilwale still leads!


Okay, the 4 week report is out, and despite losing screens worldwide, and its steep drop off in the major Indian territories, Dilwale is far outstripping Bajirao in the global box office.

In fact, it has already beat Salman’s Kick receipts, and is coming up on Shahrukh’s own records, for Happy New Year and My Name is Khan.

All of which I predicted!  (if you follow those links, you can see my previous posts).  But, why is this happening?  Why does the global picture look so different from the local?

Update: To see how I think the new Fan “Tu Nahin Samjhega” videos relate to this, check out posts here and here.

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