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Box Office: Te3n flops

June 13, 2016 16:39 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Last week's releases Te3n and Do Lafazon Ki Kahani have fared badly at the box office.

Te3n, trying to deal with three people's perspective of a crime, ends up going nowhere, and is a flop.

Do Lafzon Ki Kahani, starring Randeep Hooda and Kajal Aggarwal, is also a flop.

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

 

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: New.

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: New

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: 1

BO verdict: Semi 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: 2

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: 2

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: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Sarbjit

Randeep hooda and Aishwray Rai Bachchan in Sarbjit

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Randeep Hooda, Richa Chhada

Director: Omung Kumar

What works: The story idea.

What doesn't: Weak script and direction.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma 

 

Azhar

Emraan Hashmi and Nargis Fakhri in Azhar

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai, Kunal Roy Kapur, Lara Dutta

Director: Tony D'Souza

What works: Emraan Hashmi.

What doesn't: Bad direction, poor storytelling.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here: Prem Panicker /Raja Sen