De De Pyaar De may well remain the top film in its second week also as the two new Hindi releases Indias Most Wanted and PM Narendra Modi are pick up films but the pick up on Saturday of De De Pyaar De will be more than both the new releases even if they manage to find and audience.
The second week is important for De De Pyaar De because one it did not have a good weekend and secondly its third week will be cut short with the release of Bharat. Raid grossed 25 crore nett apprx in week two last year and De De Pyaar De will probably have to do better than that if it is to reach a similar total to Raid as week one will be less than Raid.
The film could suffer it a little in North as there are two big Punjabi films releasing with major stars. Its weird to have two major Punjabi films clashing as the market is small and with a clash you limit it further. There is Chandigarh Amritsar Chandigarh with Gippy Grewal and Muklawa with Ammy Virk and these two are two of the three major stars of Punjabi cinema. Its a bit like an Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan in terms of star positioning for that industry.
De De Pyaar De will probably have to a show a fall of 25% or less on Thursday if it is to beat the second week number of Raid. The collections of De De Pyaar De till date are as follows.
Thursday - 1,25,00,000 apprx
Friday - 8,25,00,000 apprx
Saturday - 12,50,00,000 apprx
Sunday - 14,00,00,000 apprx
Monday - 5,85,00,000 apprx
Tuesday - 5,50,00,000 apprx
Wednesday - 5,15,00,000 apprx
TOTAL - 52,50,00,000 apprx