Audiences welcome ‘Jaane Tu…’, cold shoulder ‘Love Story 2050′

July 4th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Love Story 2050

New Delhi/Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Young college drama “Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na” left sci-fi thriller “Love Story 2050″ far behind on the first day of the release Friday. As Vikas Mohan, a senior film critic who runs a trade magazine analysed: “‘Jaane Tu…’ is definitely a hit.”

“The film got a huge response in the opening shows, as impressive as 45-50 percent compared to ‘Love Story 2050′, which could gather only 12 to 15 percent collection from the same shows,” Mohan told IANS.

Even before the release of the two films, the excitement generated by “Jaane Tu…” - the debut film of Aamir Khan’s nephew Imran - was phenomenal and bookings began five days before the release, an official in PVR multiplexes told IANS.

Both films starred newcomers. While “Jaane Tu…” introduced Imran, “Love Story 2050″ is the debut film of producer-director Harry Baweja’s son Harman. “Jaane Tu…” continued to maintain its pre-release momentum on the first day of hitting the big screen.

“The first show of ‘Jaane Tu…’ was houseful. The response to ‘Jaane Tu…’ was definitely better,” informed Sachin Shah, manager, KT Multiplex in suburban Mumbai.

Adlabs is the co-producer of “Love Story 2050″ but the advance booking for “Jaane Tu…” in many of its multiplexes is till next week. “Love Story 2050″ is booked only till the weekend.

Kavita, supervisor of operations at Adlabs Delhi, said: “The response to ‘Jaane Tu…’ is overwhelming vis-

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