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Box Office: Poor opening for Omerta, 102 Not Out

May 08, 2018 09:13 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

102 Not Out opens weakly at the box office but improves over the weekend.

The Amitabh Bachchan-Rishi Kapoor starrer needs to sustain itself through the rest of the week to meet its recovery target.

Omerta gets critical acclaim, but collections remain low.

Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.

 

Omerta

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Keval Arora, Rajesh Tailang.
Director: Hansal Mehta.
What works: Takes a real close look at its subject, beautifully shot, eye for detail.
What doesn't: The ending may seem tepid.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Poor opening.

 

102 Not Out

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Jimit Trivedi.
Director: Umesh Shukla.
What works: A fun family entertainer, with good performances.
What doesn't: The second half, when the humour evaporates.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Improves over the weekend.

 

Daas Dev

Cast: Richa Chadha, Aditi Rao Hydari, Rahul Bhat, Saurabh Shukla, Anurag Kashyap.
Director: Sudhir Mishra.
What works: The supporting cast, Sudhir Mishra's understanding of our politics, the humour.
What doesn't: The first 20 minutes.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Nanu Ki Jaanu

Cast: Patralekhaa, Abhay Deo, Manu Rishi, Brijendra Kala and Himani Shivpuri.
Director: Faraz Haider.
What works: Good performances; unique story.
What doesn't: Flawed execution.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Beyond The Clouds

Cast: Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanna.
Director: Majid Maijidi.
What works: Ishaan Khatter.
What doesn't: Tried and tested formula.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Banita Sandhu, Gitanjali Rao.
Director: Shoojit Sircar.
What works: Novel story, good performances.
What doesn't: Slow narrative.
Number of weeks: 3.
Box Office verdict: Below average.

 

Blackmail

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Kirti Kulhari, Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh, Anuja Sathe.
Director: Abhinay Deo.
What works: Good performances, well directed, never loses its sting.
What doesn't: Slow narrative.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Missing

Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Tabu, Annu Kapoor.
Director: Mukul Abhyankar.
What works: Nothing!
What doesn't: Monotonous and drab.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Baaghi 2

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Manoj Bajpayee, Randeep Hooda.
Director: Ahmed Khan.
What works: Tiger Shroff.
What doesn't: Laughable twists and characters, no plot.
Number of weeks: 5.
Box Office verdict: Superhit.

 

Hichki

Cast: Rani Mukerji.
Director: Siddharth P Malhotra.
What works: Rani Mukerji.
What doesn't: Too predictable.
Number of weeks: 6.
Box Office verdict: Hit.

Vinod Mirani