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Box Office: Baaghi does excellent business

May 02, 2016 16:49 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Tiger Shroff's Baaghi: A Rebel For Love did excellent business during its opening weekend. The response to his second film is like that of a star, and the film is on its way to becoming a hit.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly box office verdict.

 

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Shraddha Kapoor, Sudheer Babu, Sunil Grover, Sanjay Mishra.

Director: Sabbir Khan.

What works: Tiger Shroff and Sudheer Babu's performance.

What doesn't: Poor dialogues, the love scenes are boring.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Excellent opening.

Read the review here

 

Nil Battey Sannata

Cast: Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Sanjay Suri.

Director: Ashwini Iyer Tiwari.

What works: Performances and engaging narrative.

What doesn't: Second half drags.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Laal Rang

Cast: Randeep Hooda, Piaa Bajpai, Akshay Oberoi, Rajniesh Duggall, Meenakshi Dixit.

Director: Syed Ahmad Afzal.

What works: Randeep Hooda's performance.

What doesn't: Unnecessary melodrama.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Fan

Shah Rukh Khan in Fan

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Waluscha De Sousa, Sayani Gupta, Shriya Pilgaonkar

Director: Maneesh Sharma

What works: Shah Rukh Khan.

What doesn't: Lazy writing, plot has too many loopholes.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma 

 

Love Games

Cast: Patralekha, Tara Alisha Berry, Gaurav Arora

Director: Vikram Bhatt

What works: Patralekha and Gaurav Arora.

What doesn't: Predictable story, unnecessary skin show.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review here

 

The Jungle Book (Hindi version)

Cast: Neel Sethi, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Om Puri, Irrfan, Shefali Shah

Director: Jon Favreau

What works: Amazing animation and 3D.

What doesn't: Could be a tad scary for kids.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma / Aseem Chhabra

 

Ki & Ka

Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor in Ki & Ka

Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Swaroop Sampat, Rajit Kapur

Director: R Balki

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Poor writing, caricaturish characters.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Rocky Handsome

John Abraham in Rocky Handsome

Cast: John Abraham, Shruti Haasan, Nishikanth Kamath, Sharad Kelkar, Baby Diya Chalwad

Director: Nishikanth Kamath

What works: Well-shot film.

What doesn't: John Abraham, the action scenes.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Kapoor & Sons

Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan, Siddharth Malhotra in Kapoor & Sons

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah

Director: Shakun Batra

What works: Well-made film, good performances.

What doesn't: Second half could have been tighter.

Number of weeks: 6

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma