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Box Office: Wazir is average

January 11, 2016 15:40 IST

A look at the week's hits and misses.

Wazir did average business at the box office while the other release Chauranga was a flop.

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

Wazir

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari, John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh

Director: Bejoy Nambiar

What works: Amitabh Bachchan's performance, good dialogues.

What doesn't: Dull, predictable thriller.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here

 

Chauranga

Cast: Sanjay Suri, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Soham Maitra, Ena Saha, Riddhi Sen 

Director: Bikas Ranjan Mishra

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Lacks a strong story.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Dilwale

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in Dilwale

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Boman Irani, Varun Sharma, Johnny Lever

Director: Rohit Shetty

What works: Good music.

What doesn't: Weak story.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here

 

Bajirao Mastani

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra in Bajirao Mastani

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

What works: The performance of the entire cast.

What doesn't: The film is slow and lengthy.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Hate Story 3

Cast: Sharman Joshi, Karan Singh Grover, Zarine Khan, Daisy Shah

Director: Vishal Pandya

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: No thrills, no story.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

 

Angry Indian Goddesses

Cast: Sandhya Mridul, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Sarah-Jane Dias, Anushka Manchanda, Amrit Maghera, Rajshri Deshpande, Pavleen Gujral

Director: Pan Nalin

What works: Great performances and direction.

What doesn't: Inconsistent story.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Tamasha 

Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in Tamasha

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone

Director: Imtiaz Ali

What works: The lead cast.

What doesn't: First half drags.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

X: Past is Present 

Cast: Huma Qureshi, Rajat Kapoor, Anushman Jha, Swara Bhaskar, Radhika Apte, Piaa Bajpai, Usha Uthup

Directors: Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Anu Menon, Hemant Gaba, Nalan Kumarasamy, Pratim D Gupta, Q, Raja Sen, Rajshree Ojha, Sandeep Mohan, Sudhish Kamath, Suparn Verma

What works: Performances by Rajat Kapoor, Anushman Jha, Swara Bhaskar

What doesn't: Certain segments jar

Number of weeks: 7

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

 

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher

Director: Sooraj Barjatya

What works: Salman Khan

What doesn't: Outdated melodrama

Number of weeks: 8

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

  

Main Aur Charles

Cast: Randeep Hooda, Richa Chaddha

Director: Prawaal Raman

What works: Top performances, well-directed film, fabulous sound design

What doesn't: Poor dialogues

Number of weeks: 10

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here