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Golmaal 3 beats Action Replayy at the box office

November 08, 2010 16:06 IST

The Diwali week saw two major releases -- both in the comedy genre. While Action Replayy failed to generate interest and draw in audiences, Golmaal 3 emerged as the winner, opening reasonably well and tripling the opening day collections on Saturday and Sunday.

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 reflect rediff's views.




Golmaal 3

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Shreyas Talpade, Kareena Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu

Director: Rohit Shetty.

Mithun Chakraborty.

Unfunny gags.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Opens well.

Review




Action Replayy

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Ranvijay Singh.
Director: Vipul Shah.

Background score sounds good

Tacky.

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

Review




Hisss

Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Irrfan Khan, Divya Dutta.
Director: Jennifer Lynch.
Mallika looks good.

Tacky, poor special effects.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rakta Charitra

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Suriya, Priyamani.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Acting is okay.

Too much violence and gore.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Jhootha Hi Sahi

Cast: John Abraham, Pakhi, Raghu Ram, Manasi Scott.
Director: Abbas Tyrewala.

John's performance and cinematography.

Weak script.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Knock Out

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Kangna Ranaut, Irrfan Khan.
Director: Mani Shankar.
Irrfan Khan is terrific.

Unrealistic climax.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Aakrosh

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal.
Director: Priyadarshan.
Acting is brilliant, beautifully shot and engrossing script.

Action sequences are a little exaggerated.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Crook: It's Good to be Bad

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Neha Sharma and Arjan Bajwa.
Director: Mohit Suri.

Noble topic, good music.

Weak script.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Do Dooni Char

Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev and Archit Krishna.
Director: Habib Faizal.

Rishi is in top form.

Limiting script.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Robot

Cast: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa.
Director: Shankar.

Rajnikanth rocks. Great special effects.

Too long.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results