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Desi Boyz fares poorly at the box office

November 28, 2011 15:25 IST

Akshay Kumar-John Abraham's new film Desi Boyz fared below par at multiplexes and marginally better at singe single screens. In total, it was not good enough.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives 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.




Desi Boyz

Cast: Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Chitrangada Singh.
Director: Rohit Dhawan.

Chitrangada and music.

Childish comedy.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rockstar

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri.
Director: Imtiaz Ali.

Ranbir Kapoor and music.

Very lenghty.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Average.




Force

Cast:John Abraham, Genelia D'Souza, Vidyut Jamval.
Director: Nishikant Kamath.

Stunts.

Predictable story.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster

Cast:Mahie Gill, Jimmy Shergill, Randeep Hooda.
Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia.

Performances.

Low Budget.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Hum Tum Shabana

Cast:Minissha Lamba, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade.
Director:Sagar Bellary.

Tough.

Mishmash and half-baked.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Tere Mere Phere

Cast:Vinay Pathak, Riya Sen.
Director:Deepa Sahi

Vinay Pathak.

Rest of the cast.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Chargesheet

Cast:Dev Anand, Nasseruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta
.
Director:Dev Anand.

Dev Anand.

Outdated.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Mausam

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Supriya Pathak, Anupam Kher.
Directors: Pankaj Kapur.

Shahid Kapoor.

Sonam Kapoor, length of the film.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Reviews: Review




Jaana Pehchana

Cast: Sachin Pilgaonkar, Ranjeeta Kaur.
Director: Sachin Pilgaonkar.

Optimistic story.

Outdated and predictable end.

Number of weeks: 9.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rivaaz

Cast: Deepti Naval, Meghna Naidu, Vijay Raaz, Alok Nath, Reema Lagoo.

 Director: Ashok Kumar Nanda.

Tough.

Not a well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: 9.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results