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Bol Bachchan opens well at the box office

Last updated on: July 9, 2012 18:55 IST

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Last Friday's release Bol Bacchan saw a good opening at the box office. But due to its high price tag, it's quite early to determine its fate.  

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

Bol Bachchan

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin, Prachi Desai

Director: Rohit Shetty.

What works: Fun dialogues.

What doesn't: Boisterous, cheesy, slapstick movie with a lacklustre script.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens well.

Read the review here


Image: Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan in Bol Bachchan


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Maximum

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Cast: Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah, Anjana Sukhani

Director: Kabeer Kaushik.

What works: Nothing.

What doesn't: Story, script, dialogues, performances, everything...

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Maximum


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Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai

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Cast: Veena Malik, Jackie Shroff, Shakti Kapoor, Vijay Raaj. 

Director: Aanand Balraj.

What works: Nothing works for this film.

What doesn't: Too many characters, bad script, shoddily executed.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

 


Image: A scene from Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai


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Teri Meri Kahaani

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Cast: Shahid Kapur, Priyanka Chopra

Director: Kunal Kohli.

What works: Good production values.

What doesn't: Too many songs, loud sentimentality and contrived writing.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here



Image: A scene from Teri Meri Kahaani


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Gangs Of Wasseypur

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Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, Reemma Sen, Huma Qureshi, Piyush Mishra. 

Director: Anurag Kashyap.

What works: Engaging story, brilliant performances, fantastic music.

What doesn't: Too much violence and bad language.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Gangs Of Wasseypur


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Ferrari Ki Sawaari

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Cast: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritwik Sahore, Paresh Rawal.

Director: Rajesh Mapuskar.

What works: Screenplay, dialogues.

What doesn't: Too much mush.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Ferrari Ki Sawaari


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Shanghai

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Cast: Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Pitobash Tripathy.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee.

What works: The central theme and performances.

What doesn't: Grim tone of the plot.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop.


Image: A scene from Shanghai


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