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Box Office: Ittefaq, Ribbon get poor opening

November 06, 2017 17:10 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Last week's release, Ittefaq, has not been appreciated by the audiences and the film had a poor opening.

Though its box office collection improved marginally on Saturday and Sunday, Ittefaq will find it tough to sustain through the week.

The other release, Ribbon, fails.

 

Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.

 

Ittefaq

Cast: Sonakshi Sinha, Siddharth Malhotra, Akshaye Khanna
Director: Abhay Chopra
What works: Akshaye Khanna's performance .
What doesn't: Not a typical, taut crime thriller.
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Poor opening

 

Ribbon

Cast: Kalki Koechlin and Sumeet Vyas
Director: Rakhee Sandilya
What works: Unique but relatable storyline.
What doesn't: Abrupt end.
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Flop

 

Jia Aur Jia

Cast: Richa Chaddha, Kalki Koechlin, Arslan Goni
Director: Howard Rosemeyer
What works: The lead cast.
What doesn't: Bad direction, wishy-washy script, blah humour.
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Flop

 

Rukh

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Smita Tambe, Adarsh Gourav
Director: Atanu Mukherjee
What works: Story, performances.
What doesn't: Lacks technical finness.
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Flop


Golmaal Again!!!

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Tabu, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Kunal Kemmu, Prakash Raj, Neil Nitin Mukesh
Director: Rohit Shetty
What works: Hilarious jokes, good performances, entertaining fare.
What doesn't: The second half drags.
Number of weeks: 2
Box Office verdict: Hit

 

Secret Superstar

Cast: Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Aamir Khan
Director: Advait Chandan
What works: Solid performances by Aamir and Zaira.
What doesn't: Lengthy and predictable.
Number of weeks: 2
Box Office verdict: Average

 

Ranchi Diaries 

Cast: Himansh Kohli, Soundarya Sharma, Taaha Shah, Anupam Kher, Jimmy Sheirgill
Director: Sattwik Mohanty
What works: The performances of the five leads.
What doesn't: No character development, crude set-up.
Number of weeks: 3
Box Office verdict: Flop

 

Chef

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Padmapriya, Svar Kamble
Director: Raja Krishna Menon
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Not as good as the original Hollywood film and we hardly see any food.
Number of weeks: 4
Box Office verdict: Flop

 

Tu Hai Mera Sunday

Cast: Barun Sobti, Shahana Goswami, Vishal Malhotra, Pallavi Batra, Avinash Tiwari, Maanvi Gogroo, Suhaas Ahuja
Director: Milind Dhaimade
What works: The writing, the cast.
What doesn't: Doesn't make an impression.
Number of weeks: 4
Box Office verdict: Flop   

 

Judwaa 2

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Taapsee Pannu
Director: David Dhawan
What works: Varun Dhawan and the nostalgia factor.
What doesn't: Not as good as the Salman Khan original.
Number of weeks: 5
Box Office verdict: Hit

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