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Box Office: Baywatch, Death in Gunj, Dear Maya fail

Last updated on: June 05, 2017 16:06 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Baywatch gets average opening rest all the films that released last Friday like Dear Maya, A Death in the Gunj, and Dobaara: See your Evil all flopped.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict:

 

Baywatch

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, David Hasselhoff
Director: Seth Gordon
What works: The smoking hot cast
What doesn't: Stale Jokes, illogical crime drama
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Average opening.

 

A Death in the Gunj

Cast: Vikrant Massey, Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, Tanuja, Jim Sarbh
Director: Konkona Sen Sharma
What works: Cast and the story
What doesn't: Slow pace
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Dear Maya

Cast: Manisha Koirala, Madiha Imam, Shreya Chaudhary
Director: Sunaina Bhatnagar
What works: Manisha Koirala
What doesn't: Slow first half
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Dobaara: See Your Evil

Cast: Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem, Lisa Ray, Adil Hussain, Madalina Bellariu Ion, Rhea Chakraborty
Director: Prawaal Raman
What works: Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem, Adil Hussain
What doesn't: Poor copy of Oculus
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

 

Sachin: A Billion Dreams

Cast: Sachin Tendulkar
Director: James Erskine
What works: Sachin Tendulkar
What doesn't: No new information on Sachin
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Average opening.

 

Half Girlfriend

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty
Director: Mohit Suri
What works: Arjun Kapoor
What doesn't: Bad story and script
Number of weeks: 2
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Hindi Medium

Cast: Irrfan Khan Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal
Director: Saket Chaudhary
What works: Saket's direction, good performances
What doesn't: The second half of the film
Number of weeks: 2
Box Office verdict: Hit.

 

Meri Pyaari Bindu

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra
Director: Akshay Roy
What works: Good performances
What doesn't: Bad script, screenplay and dialogue
Number of weeks: 3
Box Office verdict: Average.

 

Sarkar 3

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
What works: Amitabh Bachchan
What doesn't: Poor direction
Number of weeks: 3
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Baahubali: The Conclusion

Cast: Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar
Director: S S Rajamouli
What works: Brilliant VFX, epic scale, good thrills, fantastic action
What doesn't: The film's length
Number of weeks: 5
Box Office verdict: BLOCKBUSTER.

 

Noor

Cast: Sonakshi Sinha, Kanan Gill, Shibani Dandekar, Purab Kohli
Director: Sunhil Sippy
What works: Good performances
What doesn't: Shallow activism, flimsy drama
Number of weeks: 6
Box Office verdict: Poor opening.

 

Maatr

Cast: Raveena Tandon, Alisha Khan, Madhur Mittal
Director: Ashtar Sayed
What works: Raveena Tandon
What doesn't: Glaring loopholes, weak script
Number of weeks: 6
Box Office verdict: Poor opening.

 

Begum Jaan

Cast: Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Naseeruddin Shah, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda
Director: Srijit Mukherji
What works: Vidya Balan
What doesn't: Loud, melodramatic, shallow
Number of weeks: 7
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Vinod Mirani