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Tees Maar Khan's Christmas bonanza

December 27, 2010 18:29 IST

Of the three releases last Friday,  Tees Maar Khan makes the most of the Christmas weekend. Despite unfavourable reviews, it has the best collection on Saturday but drops on Sunday.

Both Toonpur Ka Superhero and Isi Life Mein opened 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.




Tees Maar Khan

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif

Director: Farah Khan.

Katrina dancing to Sheila Ki Jawani.

The rest of the movie.

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

Review:1 |2 |3




Toonpur Ka Superhero

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kajol

Director: Kireet Khurana.

Good performance by Ajay Devgn.

Animation not upto the mark.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Poor.

Review




Isi Life Mein

Cast: Sandeepa Dhar, Akshay Oberoi, Monish Behl, Shagufta Ali

Director: Vidhi Kasliwal.

Fast-paced first half.

Second half lengthy

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: poor.

Review




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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Band Bajaa Baraat

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

Good storyline.

Lengthy movie.

Number of weeks: 2.
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: 3.
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: 3.
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: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results