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Dhobi Ghat gets a fair opening

January 24, 2011 17:03 IST

Last week's release Dhobi Ghat has done fair business over the weekend at some multiplexes. Single screen collections, however, are not encouraging.

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.




Dhobi Ghat

Cast: Aamir Khan, Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra.
Director: Kiran Rao.
Prateik and music rock.

Full of cliches.

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

Review:1 |2




Yamla Pagla Deewana

Cast: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Kulraj Randhawa, Mukul Dev.
Director: Samir Karnik.
Sunny Deol.

Bobby disappoints.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Turning 30

Cast: Gul Panag, Purab Kohli.
Director: Alankrita Srivastava.
Gul Panag.

Full of cliches.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




No One Killed Jessica

Cast: Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan, Rajesh Sharma, Myra.
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta.
Rajesh Sharma and Vidya Balan are superb. Amit Trivedi's music rocks.

Amateurish handling.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




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: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review:1 |2 |3




Toonpur Ka Superrhero

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kajol

Director: Kireet Khurana.

Good performance by Ajay Devgn.

Animation not upto the mark.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 5.
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: 5.
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: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results