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Box Office: Nasha, Issaq, Bajatey Raho flop

July 30, 2013 10:04 IST

Box Office: Nasha, Issaq, Bajatey Raho flop

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Last Friday saw as many as 11 movie releases, including regional languages.

All the Hindi releases -- Nasha, Issaq, Bajatey Raho and Luv U Soniyo -- opened poorly at the box office.

Vinod Mirani takes a look at the box office of the week.

Nasha

Cast: Poonam Pandey

Director: Amit Saxena

What works: Peppy dialogues

What doesn't: The intimate scenes are poorly shot

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Nasha


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Issaq

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Cast: Prateik, Amyra Dastur

Director: Manish Tiwary

What works: Some moments in the film

What doesn't: Shoddily-written film, Prateik

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review here


Image: Prateik, Amyra Dastur in Issaq


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Bajatey Raho

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Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Shruti Haasan

Director: Nikhil Advani

What works: Great performances

What doesn't: First half drags, too many songs

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review


Image: A scene from Bajatey Raho


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Luv U Soniyo

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Cast: Tanuj Virwani, Neha Hinge

Director: Joe Rajan

What works: Good comedy

What doesn't: Works more than a telly soap than a film

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Luv U Soniyo


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D-Day

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Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Shruti Haasan

Director: Nikhil Advani

What works: Great performances, Amazing action sequences

What doesn't: Second half drags

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop


Image: Arjun Rampal and Shruti Haasan in D-Day


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Ramaiya Vastavaiya

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Cast: Girish Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Sonu Sood

Director: Prabhudeva

What works: Confident debut by Girish Kumar, good music

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Shruti Haasan and Girish Kumar in Ramaiya Vastavaiya


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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

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Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Pawan Malhotra

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

What works: Great script, amazing performances

What doesn't: Too long.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here and here


Image: Farhan Akhtar in Bhag Milkha Bhag


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