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Not A Love Story fares poorly at box office

August 24, 2011 11:15 IST

Last week's releases -- Chatur Singh Two Stars, Sahi Dhande Galat Bande and Not A Love Story fared poorly at the box office. Sahi Dhande Galat Bande was the biggest casualty.

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.




Not A Love Story

Cast: Mahie Gill, Deepak Dobriyal, Ajay Gehi
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.

The principal cast.

Voyeuristic camera angles, made in bad taste.

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

Review




Chatur Singh Two Stars

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Ameesha Patel, Anupam Kher, Rati Agnihotri
Director: Ajay Chandok.

Tough.

Terribly made film, with bad performances and poor slapstick comedy.

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

Review




Sahi Dhande Galat Bande

Cast: Pravin Dabbas, Anupam Kher, Sharat Saxena
.
Director: Pravin Dabbas.

Starts with promise.

Inexperienced direction.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Aarakshan

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Prateik, Manoj Bajpayee.
Directors: Prakash Jha.

Amitabh Bachchan.

Lacks focus.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Reviews: 1 | 2 | 3




Phhir

Cast: Rajneesh Duggal, Adah Sharma, Roshni Chopra
Director: Girish Dhamija.

Shot at interesting locales.

Predictable suspense.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




 I am Kalam

Cast: Harsh Mayar and Gulshan Grover

 Director: Nila Madhab Panda


Good script, heart-warming performances.

Not a well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Chala Mussadi Office Office


Cast: Pankaj Kapur, Deven Bhojani.

Director: Rajiv Mehra.

Pankaj Kapur.

Few funny moments.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Bubble Gum

Cast: Sachin Khedekar, Tanvi Azmi, Sohail Lakhani, Delzad Sanjay Hirale, Apoorva Arora, Suraj Singh
Director: Sanjivan Lal.

Novel story, realistic and mature film.

Poor editing.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Khap

Cast: Alok Nath, Anooradha Patel, Govind Namdev, Manoj Pahwa, Mohnish Bahl, Om Puri, Sarrtaj, Shammi, Uvika Chaudhary.
Director: Ajay Sinha.

Om Puri, Manoj Pahwa.

Poor screenplay and direction.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.




Gandhi to Hitler

Cast:Raghubir Yadav, Neha Dhupia, Avijit Dutt
Director:Ranjan Kumar.

Tough.

Raghubir Yadav.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results