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It's raining flops at the box office

September 19, 2011 14:52 IST

Rajshri's experiment using footage from the original Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se to make sequel of Jaana Pehchana has not worked well; the single screen release collections have been poor.

Rivaaz is a non-starter.

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.




Jaana Pehchana

Cast: Sachin Pilgaonkar, Ranjeeta Kaur.
Director: Sachin Pilgaonkar.

Optimistic story.

Outdated and predictable end.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Rivaaz

Cast: Deepti Naval, Meghna Naidu, Vijay Raaz, Alok Nath, Reema Lagoo.

 Director: Ashok Kumar Nanda.

Tough.

Not a well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Shabri

Cast: Eesha Koppikar, Vijay Kadechkar, Pradeep Rawat, Zakir Hussain.
Director: Lalit Marathe.

Eesha Koppikar.

Zakir Hussain.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Chitkabrey

Cast: Ravi Kissen.
Director: Sunnet Arora.

Tough.

Shoddy performances and overdose of drama.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.




Yeh Dooriyan

Cast: Deepshikha Nagpal, Ayub Khan, Chitrashi Rawat, Delnaz Paul.
Director: Deepshikha Nagpal.

Deepshikha.

Poor direction.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.




Stand By

Cast: Dalip Tahil, Siddharth Kher.
Director: Sanjay Surkar.

First 30 minutes.

Screenplay.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.




Not A Love Story

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

The principal cast.

This is a film made in bad taste.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Chatur Singh Two Stars

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

Tough.

The whole film.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Sahi Dhande Galat Bande

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

Difficult.

Mish-mash of many films.

Number of weeks: 4.
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: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Reviews: 1 | 2 | 3

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results