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Box Office: Aurangzeb gets an average opening

Last updated on: May 20, 2013 17:51 IST

Box Office: Aurangzeb gets an average opening

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Last week's release Aurangzeb got some rave reviews but opened to average collections at the box office.

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

Aurangzeb

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Sashaa Agha, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Prithviraj

Director: Atul Sabharwal

What works: Engaging film, suburb performances from Rishi and Arjun Kapoor.

What doesn't: Lacks depth, plot has some loopholes.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here


Image: Arjun Kapoor and Sashaa Agha in Aurangzeb


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Go Goa Gone

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Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das and Puja Gupta

Director: Krishna D.K and Raj Nidimoru

What works: Kunal Khemu, well-written dialogues and some good moments.

What doesn't: Too much gore

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Saif Ali Khan in Go Goa Gone


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Gippi

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Cast: Riya Vij, Taaha Shah, Divya Dutta

Director: Sonam Nair

What works: Unique storyline, slapstick humour

What doesn't: Predictable

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Riya Vij in Gippi


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Shootout At Wadala

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Cast: John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Sonu Sood, Kangna Ranaut.

Director: Sanjay Gupta

What works: Good perfromances by Anil Kapoor and Manoj Bajpayee

What doesn't: Excess violence, too lengthy

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham in a Shootout at Wadala poster


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Bombay Talkies

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Cast: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vineet Singh, Saqib Saleem, Naman Jain

Directors: Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Dibaker Banerjee and Zoya Akhtar

What works: A unique, experimental take on filmmaking.

What doesn't: Inconclusive plots. Some shorts work, some don't. Tacky end credits.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here and here


Image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bombay Talkies


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