Top Punjabi Film Openings
The top Punjabi film opening days in Punjab are as follows.
1. Jihne Mera Dil Luteya (2011) – 45 lakhs
2. Hero Hitler In Love (2011) – 37 lakhs
3. Dharti (2011) – 33 lakhs
4. Mel Karade Rabba (2010) – 30 lakhs
5. Yaar Anmulle (2011) – 23 lakhs
Box Office Collections Verdict: Super-Hit
The film had a good weekend of Rs. 70 Lacs and is the fourth biggest opening of Punjabi cinema ever. The daily breakdown is-
Friday – Rs. 23 Lacs
Saturday – Rs.21 Lacs
Sunday – Rs. 26 Lacs
A collection of Rs.20 Lacs on Monday indicates a week close of Rs. 1.45 Crores and a long run at the box office with chances of it becoming a blockbuster.
Yaar Annmulle : Release Date 7th October’11
Starring: Arya Babbar, Yugaraj Hans, Harish Verma, Jividha Astha, Kajal Jain
Director:Anurag Singh, BatraShowbiz production.
Yaar Annmulle, when I first heard the title, it reminded me of Sharry Manns’ hit album “Yaar Annmulle” and seemed the title is somewhere inspired from it even in the music CD “the movie” is mentioned along the title. Nevertheless it is indeed a good title for youth oriented movie.
Music CD is launched on Speed Records, priced at Rs 135/= Album has total 11 tracks (2 Remixes). Music is by Gurmit Singh*, Lyricists are Kumaar, Kala Nizampuri, Kashmir Thakkerwal & A.Singh, Playback singers include Neeraj Sridhar, Lehmber Husainpuri, Mika, Saleem, Shahid Maliya, Manak-E, Kaler Kanth, Gurmit Singh & Zorawar Singh.
Khushiyaan (Khushiyan) – Moments of happiness slated to be released on 14th October’11. It marks the entry of singer Jasbir Jassi into mainstream movies, earlier he had done cameo role in Harbhajan Mann starrer “Heer Ranjha”. Jasbir jassi is talented singer and has already proved himself as a good singer with his trademark song being “dil ley gayi kudi gujarat di”. He has also lend his vocals in number of recently launched punjabi movies & has sung two songs in his this movie too with track “Kacchiyan Neendra” already hitting the charts. Lead actress is Tisca Chopra who is still remembered for her astounding role in “Tare Zameen Par”, although she is talented actress & hails from punjabi but concern might be her spoken punjabi language skills. This film also marks the re-entry of legendary punjabi actress Rama Vij who was last seen in 2004 film Hawayein.This movie is last punjabi movie of comedian/Actor/Writer Vivek Shauq. Devotional Track “Shabd – Ja Tu mere wal hai” sung by Late Jagjit Singh also features in this Movie.
Hero Hitler in Love Movie
After achieving great success with their last work ” hashar ” and ” Ekam – son of soil ” MAAN FILMS are back with ” Hero Hitler In Love ” great singing sensation of all times – ” Babbu Maan ” along with Actress ” Mouni Roy ” and Punjabi Comedian – Bhagwant Mann
Hero Hitler in love revolves around Hitler (Babbu Maan) who lives in his village Ishqpura. Hitler is a man with unique and different thoughts who loves his fellow villagers and helps them unite with their soul mates. Hitler falls in love with Sahiban (Mouni Roy) who lives in Pakistan and decides to bring her to his village. Hitler believes in solving the problems by talking about them but when something crosses the line he decides to become real Adolf Hitler. Hitler loves car racing but when he is set up to fail in the Asian car racing competition he decides to take revenge. The story shapes how Hitler takes his revenge and fights to win his girl and reunite both the nations.
Starring: Babbu Maan , Mouni Roy , Bhagwant Maan – and More
Music Director: Babbu Maan
Background Music: Surinder Sodhi
Screenplay, Dialogs: Babbu Maan
Written By: Babbu Maan
Executive Producer: Ram Singh, Harjeet Nagra, Parjinder Pal Singh.
Produced by: Babu Singh Maan (Khantmaanpur), Darshan Grewal
Directed by: Team Sukhjant Dadda, Nagender Singh, Bal Krishan, Sherry Pintu
Presented by Maan films Pvt. Ltd
Release date: 18th November’11
India Box Office
The film is expected to collect around 1.50 crore in its first week and may just hit 2 crore mark as second week should bring in around 35 lakhs. The daily first week collections are as follows.
Friday – 37 lakhs
Saturday – 27 lakhs
Sunday – 31 lakhs
Monday – 18 lakhs
Tuesday – 16 lakhs
Wednesday – 15 lakhs
India Box Office
In Punjab, its first weekend collections are 95 lacs.
Overseas Box Office
U.K Box Office
The film has collected £ 19,505 [approx. Rs. 15.88 lacs] on 6 screens, with the per screen average working out to £ 3,251.
The film has collected Aus. $ 35,926 [approx. Rs. 18.47 lacs] on 7 screens, with the per screen average working out to Aus. $ 5,132
NORTH AMERICA BOX-OFFICE
The film has collected US. $ 130,000 [approx. Rs. 65 lacs]
Hero Hitler In Punjab scored a huge bumper opening on day one but could not sustain. Its first weekend collections are 95 lakhs, The film is expected to do business of approx 2 crores which makes it a success.
Hero Hitler In Love in Punjab scored a huge bumper opening on day one. With 37 Lakhs the film took the second best opening in Punjabi film history behind Jihne mera dil luteya which had 45 lakhs on day one.
In Punjab Hero Hitler In Love took an earth shattering 100% start at multiplexes while single screens was complete havoc with theatres going over capacity. There has already been three Punjabi blockbusters this year in Punjab and this may be the fourth.
Wave Cinemas Ludhiana
Big Cinemas: JALANDHAR, PATHANKOT, AMRITSAR,BATHINDA, ZIRAKPUR
Orbit Cinemas: MOGA
Swaran Cineplex: HOSHIARPUR
SRS Cinemas: PATIALA
Movie Time: JAMMU, KARNAL