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No takers for Break Ke Baad, Allah Ke Banday

November 29, 2010 17:27 IST

Last week's two releases -- Break Ke Baad and Allah Ke Banday -- fared poorly at the box office.

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

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs reflect rediff's views.




Break Ke Baad

Cast: Deepika Padukone, Imran Khan, Sharmila Tagore, Lillete Dubey, Navin Nischol, Shahana Goswami, Yudhishtr Urs

Director: Danish Aslam.

Slick packaging.

Second half drags.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.

Review




Allah Ke Banday

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Faruk Kabir, Zakir Hussain,
Madhan Deodhar, Varun Bhagwat 

Director: Faruk Kabir.

First half is good.

Melodramatic.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.

Review




Guzaarish

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Monikangana Dutta 

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Hrithik Roshan.

Plot that goes nowhere, ridiculous dialogue.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Golmaal 3

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Kareena Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu

Director: Rohit Shetty.

Mithun Chakraborty.

Unfunny gags.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review




Action Replayy

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Ranvijay Singh.
Director: Vipul Shah.

Background score sounds good

Tacky.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Hisss

Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Irrfan Khan, Divya Dutta.
Director: Jennifer Lynch.
Mallika looks good.

Tacky, poor special effects.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rakta Charitra

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Suriya, Priyamani.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Acting is okay.

Too much violence and gore.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Jhootha Hi Sahi

Cast: John Abraham, Pakhi, Raghu Ram, Manasi Scott.
Director: Abbas Tyrewala.

John's performance and cinematography.

Weak script.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Knock Out

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Kangna Ranaut, Irrfan Khan.
Director: Mani Shankar.
Irrfan Khan is terrific.

Unrealistic climax.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Aakrosh

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal.
Director: Priyadarshan.
Acting is brilliant, beautifully shot and engrossing script.

Action sequences are a little exaggerated.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results