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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara rocks at the box office

July 19, 2011 11:41 IST

Despite strong competition from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara fared very well at the box office over the weekend, especially in multiplexes.

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.




Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin
Director: Zoya Akhtar.

Fun film, brilliantly made.

Slow second half

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Opens well.

Review 1 | 2




Murder 2

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez.
Director: Mohit Suri.

Steamy scenes.

Bad Chemistry.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review




Chillar Party 

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanath Menon.
Directors: Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl.

Plenty of laughs.

Foisted climax.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Delhi Belly

Cast: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapoor, Shenaz Treasurey, Poorna Jagannathan
Director: Abhinay Deo.

Great plot, great laughs.

Hindi version is a letdown

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review




Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Raveena Tandon and Sonu Sood

 Director: Puri Jagannadh

Amitabh Bachchan.

Not well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Double Dhamaal

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Aashish Chaudhary and Mallika Sherawat.
Director: Indra Kumar.

Last 20 minutes have some humour.

Overdose of slapstick comedy, over-the-top performances.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review




Bheja Fry 2

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Minissha Lamba, Kay Kay Menon
Director: Sagar Ballary.

Vinay Pathak.

Brainless humour.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Always Kabhi Kabhi

Cast: Ali Fazal, Giselle Monteiro, Zoa Morani, Satyajeet Dubey.
Director: Roshan Abbas.

Zoa Morani.

Tacky film.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Bhindi Bazaar Inc.

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan, Pawan Malhotra, Caterina Lopez
Director: Ankush Bhatt.

Prashant Narayanan.

Immature script.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Bin Bulaye Baraaati

Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Priyanka Kothari, Gulshan Grover, Om Puri
Director: Chandrakant Singh.

Music.

Old cheesy jokes.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Average.

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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