Box Office: 2 States opens well
Last week's release 2 States has had a very positive opening at the box office, and is on its way to becoming a hit.
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives box office verdict for the week:
Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Ronit Roy, Revathy
Director: Abhishek Varman.
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Too many stereotypes.
Number of weeks: New
BO verdict: Good opening.
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Image: Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in 2 States
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Parth Bhalerao, Usha Jadhav
Director: Nitesh Tiwari.
What works: Parth Bhalerao's performance, gags in the first half.
What doesn't: Plot meanders in the second half.
Number of weeks: 1
BO verdict: Average
Image: Amitabh Bachchan in Bhootnath Returns
Main Tera Hero
Cast: Varun Dhawan, Ileana D'Cruz, Nargis Fakhri.
Director: David Dhawan.
What works: A time-pass and paisa vasool film, with lots of romance and comedy.
What doesn't: Not for family audiences, too many subplots.
Number of weeks: 2
BO verdict: Hit.
Image: Illeana D'cruz and Varun Dhawan in Main Tera Hero
Ragini MMS 2
Cast: Sunny Leone, Parvin Dabas, Sandhya Mridul, Divya Dutta
Director: Bhushan Patel
What works: Sunny Leone's hot image, good music.
What doesn't: Not scary enough.
Number of weeks: 4
BO verdict: Hit
Image: Sunny Leone in Ragini MMS 2
Cast: Kangna Ranaut, Lisa Haydon, Rajkummar Rao
Director: Vikas Bahl
What works: Kangna's performance, script, humour.
What doesn't: Lengthy.
Number of weeks: 6
BO verdict: Hit
Image: Lisa Haydon and Kangna Ranaut in Queen