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Box office: Below average opening for 3 AM, Desi Kattey

September 29, 2014 17:18 IST

Rannvijay Singh, Anindita NayarA look at this week's hits and misses.

Two small films -- 3 AM and Desi Kattey -- opened at the box office last Friday.

While both the films opened to below average collections, 3 AM did better in multiplexes and Desi Kattey in single screens.

Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, despite starring two popular singers, Shaan and Mika Singh, was an even bigger damp squib.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

3 AM

Cast: Rannvijay Singh, Anindita Nayar, Kavin Dave, Salil Acharya

Director: Vishal Mahadkar

What works: A few spooky moments

What doesn't: half-baked writing on paranormal activity, acting

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below average

Read the review here

Desi Kattey

Cast: Suneil Shetty, Jay Bhanushali, Akhil Kapur, Sasha Agha, Tia Bajpai, Ashutosh Rana

Director: Anand Kumar

What works: Nothing

What doesn't: Mishmash of many films

Number of weeks: Below average

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the review here

Khoobsurat

Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Khan, Ratna Pathak Shah, Kirron Kher

Director: Shashanka Ghosh

What works: Good looking film with candyfloss romance

What doesn't: We've seen better before

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review here

Daawat-E-Ishq

Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Parineeti Chopra, Anupam Kher

Director: Habib Faisal

What works: A charming foodie feast

What doesn't: Half-baked film

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the review here

Finding Fanny

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur, Dimple Kapadia, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor

Director: Homi Adajania

What works: Good performances, good music

What doesn't: The second half drags

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

Mary Kom

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa

Director: Omung Kumar

What works: Priyanka Chopra

What doesn't: Predictable screenplay

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the reviews here: Laxmi Negi /Sukanya Verma