INDIA: 'Ek Thi Daayan' Takes the Week with $4.2M on April 26, 2013

Ek Thi Daayan topped the Indian box office this week, grossing $4.2 million in 1566 screens on its first week. The supernatural film trounced its competition in wide release during its first week in release. Hold-overs Nautanki Saalal and the wonderfully titled Commando - A One Man Army fell on their second week. None of the films currently in wide release have been able to break the $10 million mark. 

Box Office Results for India. April 19-25, 2013


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INDIA: Action Film 'Commando - A One Man Army' Tops Indian Box Office on April 19, 2013

Commando: A One Man Army premiered in India last week and took the top spot at the box office. The action film grossed $3.2 million, narrowly beating out the $3 million from fellow new release Nautanki Saalal. Chashmee Baddoor tumbled to third place in its second week with a $1.6 million gross.  

Box Office Results for India. Week of April 12-18, 2013.


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INDIA: 'Himmatwala' Drops to 3 Screens in Third Week on April 15, 2013

Settai cut its screen count by over 50% in its second weekend, grossing $15,245 to bring it to a $76,665 North America cume.

Two other Indian hoid-overs posted paltry results over the weekend. Himmatwala opened in 99 screens three weeks ago and dropped to 66 in its second week, seeing a very steep drop off in its gross. Himmatwala only played in three locations over the weekend, grossing $669. The North America cume is $669. In comparison, Kai Po Che grossed $538 over the weekend in a single screen during its eight week in North America. Kai Po Che's North America cume is $1,120,785.

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INDIA: 'Settai' Opens in North America on April 12, 2013

Settai opened in North America last weekend and posted a $69,420 gross across its first week in 33 locations. Himmatwala had a steep drop over its second week, grossing only an additional $60K to move its North American cume to $269,909. Kai Po Che is still playing in two screens in North America after seven weeks in release, posting a $1,120,247 North American cume. 

INDIA: 'Chasme Baddor' Premieres at #1 on April 12, 2013

Chasme Baddor opened wide in 1325 screens across India, taking the top spot at the box office with $5.3 million. A limited re-release of the original version of Chashme Baddor broke into the top ten with $17K. Hold-over Himmatwala had a steep drop in its second week, adding $1.1 million to its $8.5 million cume. The weekend's other new release, Rise of the Zombie, took in $55k in 150 screens.



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