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Box Office: Meri Pyaari Bindu, Sarkar 3 open poorly

May 15, 2017 16:32 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Both Meri Pyaari Bindu and Sarkar 3 got poor reviews, resulting in poor box office collections.

Baahubali: The Conclusion, meanwhile, continues to set new records.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict.

 

Meri Pyaari Bindu

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra.

Director: Akshay Roy.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Bad script, screenplay and dialogue.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the review here

 

Sarkar 3

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma.

What works: Amitabh Bachchan.

What doesn't: Poor direction.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the review here

 

Baahubali: The Conclusion

Cast: Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar.

Director: S S Rajamouli.

What works: Brilliant VFX, epic scale, good thrills, fantastic action.

What doesn't: The film's length.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Blockbuster.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma / Sreehari Nair

 

Noor

Cast: Sonakshi Sinha, Kanan Gill, Shibani Dandekar, Purab Kohli.

Director: Sunhil Sippy.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Shallow activism, filmsy drama.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the review here

 

Maatr

Cast: Raveena Tandon, Alisha Khan, Madhur Mittal.

Director: Ashtar Sayed.

What works: Raveena Tandon.

What doesn't: Glaring loopholes, weak script.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the review here

 

Begum Jaan

Cast: Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Naseeruddin Shah, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda.

Director: Srijit Mukherji.

What works: Vidya Balan.

What doesn't: Loud, melodramatic and shallow.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma / Sreehari Nair

 

Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana

Cast: Vivaan Shah, Akshara Haasan, Gurmeet Choudhary.

Director: Manish Harishankar.

What works: Sincere film.

What doesn't: Bad performances, mediocre.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Mukti Bhawan

Cast: Adil Hussain, Lalit Behl, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Paomi Ghosh.

Director: Shubhashish Bhutiani.

What works: Good performances, story, direction.

What doesn't: Drags in parts.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Naam Shabana

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Danny Denzongpa.

Director: Shivam Nair.

What works: Taapsee Pannu.

What doesn't: The background score, predictable.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Poorna

Cast: Rahul Bose, Aditi Inamdar, S Mariya, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Harsha Vardhan.

Director: Rahul Bose.

What works: The actors, the real-life tale of a hero.

What doesn't: The dialogues.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here