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Box Office: Highway fares below average

February 24, 2014 18:06 IST

Box Office: Highway fares below average

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Looking at the hits and misses of the week.

Imtiaz Ali's Highway, which released last week, saw good box office collections in Delhi and Punjab, where portions of the film was set in. Still, on the whole, the film fared below average.

The week's other release Darr@The Mall opened to a poor response. 

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

Highway

Cast: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda

Director: Imtiaz Ali

What works: Good story, amazing performances 

What doesn't: Lengthy

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below average

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma / Aseem Chhabra

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Image: Alia Bhatt in Highway


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Darr @The Mall

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Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Nushrat Bharucha

Director: Pavan Kripalani

What works: Scary in parts.

What doesn't: Bad performances, weak story.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 


Image: Jimmy Shergill and Nushrat Bharucha in Darr @The Mall


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Gunday

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Cast: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan

Director: Ali Abbas Zaffar

What works: Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor's bromance

What doesn't: Predictable plot, too many songs.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here: Sukanya Verma / Raja Sen

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Image: Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in Gunday


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Hasee Toh Phasee

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Cast: Siddharth Malhotra, Parineeti Chopra

Director: Vinil Mathew

What works: Good performances, great story.

What doesn't: Second half drags.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra in Hasee Toh Phasee


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