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Robot, Anjaana Anjaani sweep box office
MUMBAI: Name: Chitti. Speed: 1 terahertz. Memory: One zeta byte. Processor: Pentium. Inventor: Dr Vasi. Access: September 2010. Box-office collections: around Rs 50 crore in first three days.

is the biggest Hindi release for Tamil superstar Rajinikanth. It is estimated to have clocked nearly Rs 10 crore from the non-South box-office although it had a lukewarm opening on Friday.

“On Friday, Robot’s occupancies were around 40-45%. On Saturday and Sunday, the occupancies went up to 90% and in some places nearly 100%,” said Balkrishna Shroff, Partner, — the company is distributing the film in Mumbai.

“The occupancy is 100% in South and more people are queuing up to buy tickets for which ever show they get, even if its after a week,” said Devang Sampat, president – operations, Cinemax India.

The film is expected to garner over Rs 35-40 crore in the first three days from the South box-office alone. Robot (Endhiran in Tamil) is released across 2,000 screens, of which nearly 800-1,000 screens were in non-South markets.

The movie is produced by Kalanidhi Maran-promoted SUN Pictures. “In some places tickets are being sold in black for Rs 5,000,” said film trade analyst Komal Nahata.

Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra starrer too is sweeping the box-office with opening collections estimated to be over Rs 25 crore, according to industry experts.

“This weekend was the biggest weekend of 2010 for multiplex owners with both movies having a good start across India,” said COO Ashish Saksena.

Anjaana Anjaani, produced by , was made with a budget of around Rs 43 crore, of which the film has already recovered Rs 22 crore through sale of satellite rights to Star India, Rs 8 crore from music rights sold to T-Series and theatrical distribution rights sold in a few territories earned around Rs 13 crore, say Eros sources.

Source: The Economic Times

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