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Box Office: Commando 2 is below average

March 06, 2017 17:21 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Vidyut Jammwal had promised that his new film Commando 2 would have 'superlative action, much better than the audiences have ever seen in their lives' but he obviously didn't come through. The film got terrible reviews and fared below average at the box office.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict. 

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: New.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the review here

 

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: 1

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: 2.

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: 2.

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: 2.

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: 3.

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: 4.

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: 5.

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: 5.

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here: Saisuresh SivaswamyPrasanna Zore