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Box Office: Average opening for Mardaani

August 25, 2014 18:35 IST

Box Office: Average opening for Mardaani

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A look at this week's hits and misses.

Mardaani opened to a very lukewarm response at the box office, mixed reviews from critics and an A certification further limiting its audience.

The film improved over Saturday and Sunday but is not likely to sustain through the week. 

Singham Returns, on th eother hand, continued its excellent run at the box office for the first four days due to Independence Day and Gokulashtami holidays but started dropping thereafter. 

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

Mardaani

Cast: Rani Mukerji, Jisshu Sengupta, Tahir Bhasin

Director: Pradeep Sarkar

What works: Rani Mukerji's performance

What doesn't: Weak script.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here

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Image: Rani Mukerji on the poster of Mardaani


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Singham Returns

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Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Amol Gupte

Director: Rohit Shetty

What works: Great action sequences, good performances

What doesn't: Childishly crafted film, too loud.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Ajay Devgn in Singham Returns


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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah, Johnny Lever, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood, Krushna Abhishek

Director: Sajid-Farhad

What works: Good one-liners.

What doesn't: Poor script, lacks a good story.

Number of weeks: 2

Box Office verdict: Below average.

Read the review here


Image: Akshay Kumar in Entertainment


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Kick

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Cast: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nawazuddin Siddique

Director: Sajid Nadiadwala

What works: Salman Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique, hit music

What doesn't: Lack of a story

Number of weeks: 4

Box Office verdict: Superhit

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Salman Khan and Jaqueline Fernandes in Kick


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