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Sholay 3D outshines Mr Joe B Carvalho at box office

The evergreen classic of Bollywood continues to charm even in its new avatar. Sholay 3D collected Rs 6.3 crore over the weekend while Arshad Warsi's Mr Joe B Carvalho managed merely Rs 2 crore.

bollywood Updated: Jan 06, 2014 18:35 IST
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Made at a modest budget (by current standard) of Rs 20 crore (includes restoration and adaption to 3D technology), Sholay 3D made a decent collection of Rs 6.3 crore over the weekend.

Arshad Warsi's Mr Joe B Carvalho, on the other hand, earned mere Rs 2 crore.

While critics had panned Samir Tiwari's Mr Joe B Carvalho for the lack of proper script and good direction, Sholay, was a sure-shot bet at the ticket windows.

There was a large section of the audience that went for Sholay simply for the fun of watching the classic Bollywood film on the silver screen.

Sholay opened with Rs 1.50 crore collections and further picked up on Saturday, collecting Rs 2.25 crore. The 3D movie earned Rs 2.55 crore on Sunday.

Arshad Warsi and Vijay Raaz were the lone crowd-attractions for Mr Joe B Carvalho.

The collections were extremely low for Mr Joe B Carvalho with Rs 65 lakhs on Friday, Rs 60 lakhs on Saturday and Rs 75 lakhs on Sunday.

First Published: Jan 06, 2014 18:26 IST