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Raabta flops at the box office

Last updated on: June 12, 2017 16:14 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Despite Raabta's grand visuals, it proves to be a bad film, with bad reviews and a poor outcome at the box office. 

Behen Hogi Teri fails to find footfalls in theatres.

Hindi Medium and Baahubali: The Conclusion continue to do well despite Ramzan and Champions Trophy cricket matches.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict. 

 

Raabta

Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Jim Sarbh, Varun Sharma
Director: Dinesh Vijan
What works: Sushant Singh Rajput, Jim Sarbh.
What doesn't: A poorly written screenplay.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Behen Hogi Teri

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Shruti Haasan, Gautam Gulati, Gulshan Grover, Ranjeet
Director: Ajay K Pannalal
What works: Rajkummar Rao and Shruti Haasan's chemistry
What doesn't: climax
Number of weeks: New
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

 

Baywatch

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, David Hasselhoff
Director: Seth Gordon
What works: The smoking hot cast
What doesn't: Stale Jokes, illogical crime drama
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Average opening.

 

A Death in the Gunj

Cast: Vikrant Massey, Tillotama Shome, Gulshan Devaiah, Om Puri, Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey, Tanuja, Jim Sarbh
Director: Konkona Sen Sharma
What works: Cast and the story
What doesn't: Slow pace
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Dear Maya

Cast: Manisha Koirala, Madiha Imam, Shreya Chaudhary
Director: Sunaina Bhatnagar
What works: Manisha Koirala
What doesn't: Slow first half
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Dobaara: See Your Evil

Cast: Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem, Lisa Ray, Adil Hussain, Madalina Bellariu Ion, Rhea Chakraborty
Director: Prawaal Raman
What works: Huma Qureshi, Saqib Saleem, Adil Hussain
What doesn't: Poor copy of Oculus
Number of weeks: 1
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Sachin: A Billion Dreams

Cast: Sachin Tendulkar
Director: James Erskine
What works: Sachin Tendulkar
What doesn't: No new information on Sachin
Number of weeks: 2
Box Office verdict: Average opening.

 

Half Girlfriend

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty
Director: Mohit Suri
What works: Arjun Kapoor
What doesn't: Bad story and script
Number of weeks: 3
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Hindi Medium

Cast: Irrfan Khan Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal
Director: Saket Chaudhary
What works: Saket's direction, good performances
What doesn't: The second half of the film
Number of weeks: 3
Box Office verdict: Hit.

 

Meri Pyaari Bindu

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra
Director: Akshay Roy
What works: Good performances
What doesn't: Bad script, screenplay and dialogue
Number of weeks: 4
Box Office verdict: Average.

 

Baahubali: The Conclusion

Cast: Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nassar
Director: S S Rajamouli
What works: Brilliant VFX, epic scale, good thrills, fantastic action
What doesn't: The film's length
Number of weeks: 6
Box Office verdict: BLOCKBUSTER.