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Box Office: Machine, Trapped, Aa Gaya Hero fail

March 20, 2017 17:18 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Machine and Aa Gaya Hero received bad reviews and saw poor box office collections.

Trapped, on the other hand, received really good reviews but still could not enjoy a good opening.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict. 

 

Machine

Cast:  Mustafa Burmawalla, Kiara Advani.

Director: Abbas-Mustan.

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Bad performances, weak plot.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the review here

 

Trapped

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Geetanjali Thapa.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane

What works: Rajkummar Rao.

What doesn't: Too dark.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the review here

 

Aa Gaya Hero

Cast: Govinda, Ashutosh Rana, Murali Sharma, Makarand Deshpande, Chandrachur Singh.

Director: Dipankar Senapati

What works: Govinda's dance.

What doesn't: The whole movie!

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the review here

 

Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sahil Vaid.

Director: Shashank Khaitan.

What works: Good performances by the lead cast.

What doesn't: Old story in a new bottle, poor detailing.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the reviews: Raja SenSukanya Verma

 

Commando 2

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: 2.

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here

 

Rangoon

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: 3.

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: 4.

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: 4.

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: 4.

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: 5.

BO verdict: Above average.

Read the review here