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Box Office: Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 is a hit!

October 19, 2015 17:26 IST

Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 may have got bad reviews but it saw a great opening at the box office.

The other release, Wedding Pullav, hasn't done well.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.


Pyaar Ka Punchnaam 2

Cast: Kartik Aaryan, Nushrat Bharucha, Sonalli Sehgall, Ishita Sharma, Omkar Kapoor, Sunny Singh and Rumana Molla.

Director: Luv Ranjan.

What works: Decent gags.

What doesn't: Dated story, immature handling.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

 

Wedding Pullav

Cast: Anushka Ranjan, Diganth Manchale, Karan Grover, Rishi Kapoor

Director: Binod Pradhan.

What works: Rishi Kapoor, good music.

What doesn't: Poor story.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Poor opening.

 

Jazbaa

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Jazbaa

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Irrfan, Atul Kulkarni, Shabana Azmi

Director: Sanjay Gupta.

What works: Strong acting from Irrfan, Atul Kulkarni and Shabana Azmi.

What doesn't: Too many histrionics, bad dialogues, poor direction.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma and Raja Sen


Hum Sab Ullu Hain 

Poster of Hum Sab Ullu Hain

Cast: Rakesh Bedi, Rajesh Puri, Upasana Singh, Guddi Maruti, Sunil Pal, Dinesh Hingoo

Director: T Manwani Anand.

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: The entire film is a shoddy piece of mess.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Singh Is Bling

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson, Lara Dutta

Director: Prabhudheva.

What works: Akshay Kumar.

What doesn't: Terrible comedy.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Average.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma and Raja Sen

Talvar

Cast: Irrfan, Konkona Sensharma, Neeraj Kabi

Director: Meghna Gulzar

What works: Great performances from Irrfan and the lead cast, the script, the cinematography.

What doesn't: The Tabu-Irrfan track could have been dropped.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the reviews here: Savera R Someshwar, Raja Sen and Aseem Chhabra

Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon

Cast: Kapil Sharma, Arbaaz Khan, Manjari Phadnis, Elli Avram, Simran Kaur Mundi, Sai Lokur

Director: Abbas-Mustan

What works: Kapil Sharma.

What doesn't: Poor jokes, bad direction.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

Calendar Girls

Cast: Akanksha Puri, Avani Modi, Kyra Dutt, Ruhi Singh, Satarupa Pyne, Rohit Roy.

Director: Madhur Bhandarkar

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Poor story, bad direction.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

Bhaag Johnny

Cast: Kunal Khemmu, Zoa Maorani, Mandana Karimi.

Director: Shivam Nair

What works: Kunal Khemmu.

What doesn't: Confused story-telling, half-hearted acting.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

Katti Batti

Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Imran Khan.

Director: Nikhil Advani

What works: The lead cast performs well.

What doesn't: Film ends badly.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma