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Game fails, F.A.L.T.U. impresses at box office

April 06, 2011 12:35 IST

F.A.L.T.U took an impressive opening over the three-day weekend, making the most out of post-World Cup phase from entertainment starved cine-lovers.

Game has opened to a disastrous response and poor collections. 

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.




Game

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Sarah Jane Dias, Kangna Ranaut, Boman Irani.
Director: Abhinay Deo.
Short film

Old-fashioned murder mystery

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




F.A.L.T.U

Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Puja Gupta.
Director: Remo D'Souza.
Good performances. 

Not well defined characters.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Steady.

Review




Tanu Weds Manu

Cast: R Madhavan, Kangna Ranaut, Jimmy Shergill
Director:  Aanand L Rai.
R Madhavan, Kangna Ranaut. 

The climax scene.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




7 Khoon Maaf

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham, Irrfan Khan, Aleksandr Dyachenko, Annu Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Vivaan Shah.
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj.

Good music. 

Boring and linear script.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Kaccha Limboo

Cast: Atul Kulkarni, Vinay Pathak, Taher Sutterwala, Sarika.
Director: Sagar Ballary.

Authentic. 

Lacks focus.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Patiala House

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh.
Director: Nikhil Advani.

Good music. Akshay rocks. 

Generic plot and sloppy screenplay.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Yeh Saali Zindagi

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangada Singh, Arunoday Singh, Aditi Rao Hydari.
Director: Sudhir Mishra.

Witty, funny and good performances. 

Surplus characters and subplots.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Steady.

Review




Hum Dono

Cast: Dev Anand, Sadhana, Nanda.
Director: Vijay Anand.
Watching a black and white classic in colour!

Tough!

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Poor response.

Review




Utt Pataang

Cast: Mahie Gill, Mona Singh, Vinay Pathak, Saurabh Shukla.
Director: Srikanth Velagaleti.
Tight script, flawless editing.

Cast disappoints.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




United Six

Cast: Parvathy Omanakuttan
, Daisy Bopanna, Mahi, Pooja Sharma, Isha Batwe, Luna Lakhar.
Director: Vishal Aryan Singh.
Tough!

Full of cliches and bad performances.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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