rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Movies » Box Office: Citylights fails, Heropanti is a hit!

Box Office: Citylights fails, Heropanti is a hit!

Last updated on: June 02, 2014 19:11 IST

Box Office: Citylights fails, Heropanti is a hit!

     Next

Next

A look at this week's hits and misses.

Last week's release Citylights may have got good reviews but it failed to do well at the box office.

Tiger Shroff's Heropanti, on the other hand, is on its way to become a hit.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives box office verdict for the week.

Citylights

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha.

Director: Hansal Mehta.

What works: Terrific performances, good cinematography.

What doesn't: Bad music undoes the film's drama.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the review here

Please click Next to see more.


Image: A scene from Citylights


     Next

Heropanti

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

Cast: Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon

Director: Sabbir Khan.

What works: Tiger shows promise.

What doesn't:
Shoddy, outdated direction. Tacky script.

Number of weeks:
1

BO verdict:
Hit.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma/Paloma Sharma


Image: Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff in Heropanti

Tags:

Prev     Next

Kochadaiiyaan

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone

Director: Soundarya R Ashwin.

What works: Rajinikanth.

What doesn't: The first half is slow and chaotic, bad animation.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Above Average.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen/ S Saraswathi


Image: Rajinikanth in Kochadaiiyaan

Tags:

Prev     Next

The Xpose

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain Sonali Raut, Zoya Afroz

Director: Anant Mahadevan.

What works: Entertaining dialogues.

What doesn't: Shoddy direction, bad script.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here


Image: Himesh Reshammiya and Zoya Afroze in The Xpose

Tags:

Prev     Next

Hawaa Hawaai

Prev     More
Prev

More

Cast: Partho Gupte, Saqib Saleem.

Director: Amol Gupte.

What works: Good script, direction

What doesn't: Melodramatic climax

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Hawaa Hawaai

Tags:

Prev     More