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Box Office: Raman Raghav 2.0 fails to impress

June 27, 2016 18:49 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Raman Raghav 2.0 failed to cash in, and saw a poor opening weekend at the box office.

The other release -- Pulkit Samrat and Yami Gautam's Junooniyat -- showed few footfalls as well.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly box office verdict.

 

Raman Raghav

Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal, Sobhita Dhulipala.

Director: Anurag Kashyap.

What works: Great performances by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vicky Kaushal.

What doesn't: Anurag Kashyap's films are getting too similar.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Opens poorly.

Read the review here.

 

Junooniyat

Cast: Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam.

Director: Vivek Agnihotri.

What works: Music and exotic locations.

What doesn't: Story, dialogues, performances.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Opens poorly.

Read the review here.

 

Udta Punjab

Shahid Kapoor in Udta Punjab

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Diljit Dosanjh

Director: Abhishek Chaubey.

What works: Brilliant performances, hard-hitting and well made film.

What doesn't: Not meant for family audiences.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the review here: Raja Sen /Sukanya Verma

Dhanak

Krrish Chhabria and Hetal Gada in Dhanak

Cast: Hetal Gada, Krrish Chhabria, Vipin Sharma, Gulfam Khan.

Director: Nagesh Kukunoor.

What works: Good performances, engaging story.

What doesn't: The second half is too slow, and long.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here.

Te3n

Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan in Te3n

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vidya Balan.

Director: Ribhu Dasgupta

What works: Amitabh Bachchan's ace performance.

What doesn't: The thriller has no suspence.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

Kajal Aggarwal and Randeep Hooda in Do Lafzon Ki Kahani

Cast: Randeep Hooda, Kajal Aggarwal

Director: Deepak Tijori

What works: Randeep Hooda's performance, good music.

What doesn't: Weak screenplay, boring storyline.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Housefull 3

Housefull 3

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon, Boman Irani

Director: Sajid-Farhad

What works: Akshay Kumar's performance and dialogues.

What doesn't: The plot.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

 

Waiting

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Kalki Koechlin, Rajat Kapoor, Arjun Mathur, Suhasini Maniratnam

Director: Anu Menon

What works: The human drama; Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki's performances.

What doesn't: Lengthy and stagnant second half.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Phobia

Cast: Radhika Apte

Director: Pawan Kripalani

What works: Engaging narrative, Radhika Apte's performance.

What doesn't: Predictable second half.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Veerapan

Cast:  Sandeep Bharadwaj, Sachiin J Joshi, Usha Jadhav, Lisa Ray

Director: Ram Gopal Varma

What works: Cinematography, visuals.

What doesn't: Bad writing, plotting, dialogues, bad performance by Sachiin Joshi, Lisa Ray.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here