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Box Office: Haider, Bang Bang fare average

Last updated on: October 06, 2014 18:53 IST

Shraddha Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor in HaiderA look at this week's hits and misses.

The long weekend saw two big releases, Bang Bang and Haider.

Both films opened to below average collections. Worldwide, however, Bang Bang is the sixth highest movie grosser.

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

Haider

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Narendra Jha, Kay Kay Menon

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

What works: Everything!

What doesn't: The second half is a tad slow.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Bang Bang

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Danny Denzongpa, Jimmy Shergill

Director: Siddharth Anand

What works: Good looking lead cast

What doesn't: Too loud, too dumbed-down

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Paloma Sharma

 

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

Number of weeks: 1

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: 1

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: 2

BO verdict: Flop

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: 2

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: 3

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: 4

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the reviews here: Laxmi Negi /Sukanya Verma