HUM AAPKE HAIN KOUN..! has been loved, especially by ladies and family audience, for its freshness and novel presentation | 9 August, 2019
By Film Information - August 9, 2019
(From our issue dated 13th August, 1994)
All talks in the trade throughout the week centred around HUM AAPKE HAIN KOUN..!. Despite trade reports to the contrary, it has been accepted by the public with open arms. Its unconventional form, feared (by many in the trade) to be its minus point, has, in fact, turned out to be its biggest plus point.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! has been loved, especially by ladies and family audience, for its freshness and novel presentation. Reduction in its length due to editing is expected to improve collections of first shows which will now start a bit late. 1st week Liberty, Bombay 3,32,661 (100%); Ahmedabad 1,34,807, Gandhinagar 2,41,672, Baroda 1,76,841, record, Vapi 1,83,889, Rajkot 62,121; Pune 2,07,249, Solapur 91,365 (99.13%), Nasik 1,18,320, city record; Delhi 5,80,438 from 2 cinemas; Lucknow 2,23,467, Kanpur 2,06,314, Varanasi 1,29,613, Agra 1,48,741; Calcutta 3,55,279 (100%) from 2 cinemas; Nagpur 2,84,826, theatre records at both the cinemas, Amravati 1,12,729, city record, Akola 77,767, Bhilai 94,070; Jaipur 2,54,786; Bangalore 1,90,411 from 2 cinemas; Hyderabad 4,74,678, total 46,82,044 from 26 cinemas
HUM AAPKE HAIN KOUN..! has created a district record by collecting 1,82,887/- (nett) in 1st week at Jayshree, Vapi. A lady among the audience on 7th August in the last show fell unconscious while seeing Renuka Shahane fall to her death. She had to be rushed to hospital for treatment.
* HUM AAPKE HAIN KOUN..! is already being repeated by cinegoers. One Satish has seen it four times in five days at Liberty, Bombay. ….The licensed products (merchandise) of Archies, being sold on their counters at Liberty, Bombay are in good demand. The cinema has made an executive lounge with catering by Croissants. The idea has proved popular among youngsters and family audience.
* The mother of a Delhi-based distributor, Deep Jain, saw a film (HAHK..!) after 22 years!
* At Hind, Calcutta, about 200 persons gatecrashed (without tickets) into the cinema, which was screening HAHK..!, in the last show on one day.