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Box Office: Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya is a HIT!

March 14, 2017 15:53 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt have yet another hit on their hands with Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict. 

Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sahil Vaid.

Director: Shashank Khaitan.

What works: Good performances by the lead cast.

What doesn't: Old story in a new bottle, poor detailing.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the reviews: Raja SenSukanya Verma

 

Commando 2

Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Adah Sharma, Esha Gupta, Freddy Daruwala.

Director: Deven Bhojani

What works: Jammwal's daredevil stunts.

What doesn't: Bad performances, weak plot.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here

 

Rangoon

Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Over-the-top spectacle, a hotchpotch of conflicts that don’t mix well. 

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the reviews: Raja Sen/ Sukanya Verma

 

The Ghazi Attack

Cast: Rana Daggubati, Kay Kay Menon, Atul Kulkarni, Taapsee Pannu.

Director: Sankalp Reddy.

What works: Nail-biting thriller, riveting war story.

What doesn't: Over-dramatised.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here

 


Running Shaadi

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Amit Sadh.

Director: Amit Roy.

What works: The Bihari tadka.

What doesn't: Everything else!

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here

 


Irada

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Sagarika Ghatge, Divya Dutta

Director: Aparnaa Singh.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Sloppy editing, doesn't hold your attention.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the reviews here

 

Jolly LLB 2

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor

Director: Subhash Kapoor

What works: Good performances, fun dialogues and well-directed.

What doesn't: Predictable.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Above average.

Read the review here

 

Kung Fu Yoga

Cast: Jackie Chan, Sonu Sood, Disha Patani, Amyra Dastur.

Director: Stanley Tong

What works: Jackie Chan.

What doesn't: Lousy acting, bad CGI, terrible dialogues, illogical film.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Kaabil

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy.

Director: Sanjay Gupta.

What works: Hrithik Roshan.

What doesn't: Predictable story, slow first half.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya VermaNamrata Thakker

 

Raees

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Director: Rahul Dholakia.

What works: Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

What doesn't: Script and narration doesn't grab you.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here: Saisuresh SivaswamyPrasanna Zore