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Box Office: Jai GangaaJal gets poor response

Last updated on: March 07, 2016 22:49 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Two films released this week. While Priyanka Chopra's much-awaited Jai GangaaJal did not receive much appreciation at the box office, Zubaan (which starred the Masaan prodigy Vicky Kaushal) was a flop.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict. 

Jai GangaaJal

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Prakash Jha, Manav Kaul.

Director: Prakash Jha.

What works: Priyanka Chopra.

What doesn't: The half-baked plot.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the review here

 

Zubaan

Cast:  Vicky Kaushal, Sarah Jane Dias, Raaghav Chanana.

Director: Mozez Singh.

What works: Performance.

What doesn't: The story and the music.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Aligarh

Cast: Manoj Bajpai, Rajkummar Rao, Ashish Vidyarthi.

Director: Hansal Mehta.

What works: Story, screenplay, direction, performance.

What doesn't: A bit slow at times.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Tere Bin Laden: Dead Or Alive

Cast:  Manish Paul, Sikandar Kher, Pradhuman Singh, Mia Uyeda, Piyush Mishra.

Director: Abhishek Sharma.

What works: Good performances from Pradhuman Singh and Sikandar Kher.

What doesn't: The second half bores.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Bollywood Diaries

Cast: Raima Sen, Salim Diwan, Ashish Vidyarthi.

Director: K D Satyam.

What works: Performances by the lead cast.

What doesn't: Too slow and predictable.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Neerja

Neerja

Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi.

Director: Ram Madhvani.

What works: Performances, cinematography and narrative is superb.

What doesn't: Nothing.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Loveshhuda

Loveshhuda

Cast: Girish Kumar, Navneet Kaur Dhillon.

Director: Vaibhav Misra.

What works: Good music.

What doesn't: Bad script, shoddy editing.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop.

 

Ishq Forever

Ishq Forever

Cast: Ruhi Singh, Krishna Chaturvedi, Lisa Ray, Jaaved Jaaferi.

Director: Sameer Sippy.

What works: Beautiful locales.

What doesn't: Bad acting and script.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Direct Ishq

Direct Ishq

Cast: Arjun BijlaniRajneesh Duggal, Nidhi Subbaiah.

Director: Rajiv S Ruia.

What works: Rajneesh's performance.

What doesn't: Poor production values and predictable story.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop.

 

Sanam Re

Sanam Re

Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam, Urvashi Rautela.

Director: Divya Khosla Kumar.

What works: Beautiful locales and music.

What doesn't: Script and shabby direction.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO Verdict: Below Average.

Read the review