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Barfi! opens well at the box office

Last updated on: September 18, 2012 19:03 IST

Barfi! opens well at the box office



Anurag Basu's latest film Barfi! has done reasonably good business despite mixed reports. The limited screen release has helped the film, which is doing well mainly in multiplexes.

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


Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz

Director: Anurag Basu

What works: Direction, story, performances

What doesn't: Slightly prolonged second half

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Good opening.

Read the reviews here and here

Image: A scene from Barfi!


Raaz 3

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Cast: Bipasha Basu, Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta

Director: Vikram Bhatt

What works: Sleaze, skin show

What doesn't: Outdated horror elements, mediocre acting

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

Image: A scene from Raaz 3

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Shreyas Talpade

Director: Shirish Kunder

What works: Brisk film at 100 minutes.

What doesn't: Bad script, execution, dialogues.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

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Ek Tha Tiger

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Cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif

Director: Kabir Khan

What works: Salman Khan and action sequences.

What doesn't: Film fails to make any real emotional connect.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Superhit.

Read the Ek Tha Tiger reviews:

Ek Tha Tiger review: Snappy, snazzy & substantial action!

Review: Ek Tha Tiger is Salman at his coolest

Image: A scene from Ek Tha Tiger


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