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1920 - Evil Returns does well at the box office

Last updated on: November 5, 2012 19:09 IST

1920 - Evil Returns does well at the box office

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Out of the seven films that released last Friday -- 1920 - Evil Returns, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Future Toh Bright Hi Ji, Ata Pata Laapata, Le Gaya Saddam, Sons Of Ram, and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro -- only 1920 - Evil Returns did well at the box office.

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

1920 - Evil Returns

Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai

Director: Bhushan Patel

What works: Good screenplay.

What doesn't: Predictable, not too many chills.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Good opening.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from 1920 - Evil Returns


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Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana

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Cast: Kunal Kapoor, Huma Qureshi

Director: Sameer Sharma

What works: Novel concept, with lots of good humour.

What doesn't: Drags in parts

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Bad opening


Image: A scene from Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana


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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

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Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapur, Bhakti Barve, Satish Kaushik, Satish Shah, Neena Gupta

Director: Kundan Shah

What works: Story, screenplay, dialogues, direction, performances. 

What doesn't: Tough!

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Bad opening


Image: A scene from Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro


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Student of The Year

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Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra

Director: Karan Johar

What works: Well directed film with good humour, and great clothes!

What doesn't: Script lacks depth

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit


Image: A scene from Student of The Year


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Delhi Safari

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Cast: Voices of Akshaye Khanna, Govinda Boman Irani, Suniel Shetty, Urmila Matondkar

Director: Nikhil Advani

What works: Very good animation.

What doesn't: Bad timing of songs

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop


Image: A scene from Delhi Safari


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English Vinglish

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Cast: Sridevi, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand, Adil Hussain

Director: Gauri Shinde

What works: Sridevi's performance, touching story.

What doesn't: Tough!

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here


Image: A scene from English Vinglish


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OMG-Oh My God

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal

Director: Umesh Shukla

What works: Paresh Rawal's performance

What doesn't: Production values

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Super Hit

Read the review here


Image: A scene from OMG-Oh My God


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