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‘Humshakals’ collects Rs 40 crore despite negative reviews

Milap Zaveri said, "Have never seen a film battle such negativity so victoriously."

By: Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi | Updated: June 23, 2014 12:46 pm
Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals The total collection of Humshakals now stands at Rs. 40  crore in just three days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Tagged as “the comedy of ghastly errors” and “a two-and-a-half-hour show reel of plotless, witless, joyless offensiveness”, director Sajid Khan’s latest offering “Humshakals” has collected over Rs. 40 crore in three days. (Read Review: Humshakals)

The total collection now stands at Rs. 40 crore in just three days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Writer Milap Zaveri, whose adult comedy “Grand Masti” was panned by critics last year, is also happy with the film’s performance.

“#Humshakals is super steady on Saturday! No drop Despite the unprecedented negativity against it! Brilliant! Audiences chose to go for it!,” he tweeted.

The entertainer starring Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Tammannaah Bhatia, Esha Gupta and Bipasha Basu is made at a cost of Rs.75 crore.

The Fox Star Studios and Vashu Bhagnani’s co-production has already sold its satellite and music rights for Rs.45 crore.

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  1. s
    Jun 23, 2014 at 11:47 am
    it was a really good movie..really funny.....worth watching
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      Shaikh Muhammad
      Jun 23, 2014 at 7:53 am
      Sajid Bhai my family and I were too much disappointed by watching one of the worst comedy movie in cinema history, I request you and particularly Mr. Saif Ali khan please don't sing movies like this bad and worst movie like Humshakals... simply waste of time and money....
      1. S
        Jun 25, 2014 at 8:09 am
        It isnt such a bad movie..lets accept this..at least he made us laugh..and believe me scenes where heroes became dogs and behaved like girls were really hilarious and no one can stop laughing after watching those scenes in the movie..such bad reviews just show that ppl are biased..
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          Prashant Saxena
          Jun 23, 2014 at 6:01 am
          I knew it. I saw the movie & can say that if we are not biased towards any particular guy, we must not criticize unnecessarily. Is anyone making any sensible movies these days?? All are almost the same with ample ma!! So, why single out 'Humshakals' for the criticism??