Boxoffice Operation : Aankhen (1993)
Aankhen is a 1993 Bollywood comedy directed by David Dhawan and starring Govinda in a double role and Chunky Pandey. It is a remake of the hit Kannada movie Kittu Puttu, starring Vishnuvardhan which is copied from hit Hindi movie Do Phool, starring Vinod Mehra and Mehmood, released in 1973. It was also remade into Telugu in 1995, starring Venkatesh and Ali.
|Week||All India Nett Business(Crore)||% Drop|
* These figures are approximate based on filminformation, mayapuri and boxoffice magazine coupled with other sources.
|ROI||Movie was sold for 55 Lakhs in Bombay, 40 Lakhs in Delhi/UP, Approx. 8 lakhs In Bihar, 21 lakhs in East Punjab, 6 lakhs in Rajasthan, 32 lakhs in CPCI, 22 lakhs in South, 7 lakhs in Orissa, 5 lakhs in West bangal. Leads to All India cost of 1.96 Crore. Recovery was approx. 8.5 Crore DS from domestic theatrical run. 400+% ROI.|
|Distribution Right||1.96 Crore|
|Recovery||8.5 Crore Domestic Distribution Share against 1.96 Crore cost. (12.46 Crore NETT).|
|Relative performance||Excellent, Movie was biggest hit of year and way ahead of other big hits of year like Darr, Baazigar and Khalnayak.|
|Recall value||Great entertainer, Always remembered as best movie of each member associated i.e. Govinda, chunky and David Dhawan.|
|BollyBusiness Note||Collections was sky high compared to price tag. celebrated golden jubilee at 7+ centers across country. With 400% + returns it was All Time Blockbuster.|
|Verdict||All Time Blockbuster.|