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Bollywood no show continues at the box office

December 20, 2010 17:28 IST

Of the four releases last Friday, Mirch was appreciated but that did not show in the collections as the film was poorly promoted.

The other three -- 332 Mumbai To India, Kaalo and Payback -- fared very poorly.

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 do not reflect rediff's views.




Mirch

Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Raima Sen, Prem Chopra, Arunoday Singh, Shahana Goswami, Illa Arun, Shreyas Talpade    

Director: Vinay Shukla.

Funny in parts.

Too much going on.

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

Review




Kaalo

Cast: Swini Khara, Aditya Srivastav, Gufi Paintal, Sheela David, Raj Arjun, Aditya Lakhiya, Abhijit satham, Madhurima, Tripta, Hemant Pandey.
Director: Wilson Louis.

Good premise; scary in bits

Slow pace.

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

Review




No Problem

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Kangna Ranaut, Sushmita Sen.
Director: Anees Bazmee.

Good one-liners.

Bad plot.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Band Bajaa Baraat

Cast: Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh.
Director: Maneesh Sharma.

Good storyline.

Lengthy movie.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sikandar Kher.
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker.

Good action scenes.

Stilted dialogues and acting.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Disaster.

Review




Phas Gaye Re Obama

Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Amole Gupte, Neha Dhupia, Sanjay Mishra, Manu Rishi.
Director: Subhash Kapoor.

Terrific performances, funny plot.

Sometimes implausible.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rakht Charitra 2

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Suriya, Priyamani, Shatrughan Sinha, Zarina Wahab.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Suriya.

Too bloody and violent.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




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: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Allah Ke Banday

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

Director: Faruk Kabir.

First half is good.

Melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results