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Box Office: Bobby Jasoos, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil open poorly

July 07, 2014 18:30 IST

Box Office: Bobby Jasoos, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil open poorly

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Here's looking at the hits and flops of the week.

Last week's release Bobby Jasoos failed to repeat the Vidya Balan's magic despite being a novel subject. The film saw a poor opening with a slight improvement over the weekend.

Armaan Jain's debut Lekar Hum Deewana Dil was also very poor.

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

Bobby Jasoos

Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Kiran Kumar, Supriya Pathak, Tanvi Azmi

Director: Samar Shaikh

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Bad songs, bad subplots, shabby direction.

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Opens poorly

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Image: Supriya Pathak, Vidya Balan, Tanvi Azmi in Bobby Jasoos


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Lekar Hum Deewana Dil

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Cast: Armaan Jain, Deeksha Seth, Rahul Dev Shetty, Akhil Kumar, Nikita Dutta

Director: Arif Ali

What works: Armaan Jain.

What doesn't: Mishmash of different stories.

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Opens poorly

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Image: Deeksha Seth and Armaan Jain in Lekar Hum Deewana Dil


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Ek Villain

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Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Siddharth Malhotra, Shraddha Kapoor

Director: Mohit Suri

What works: Riteish Deshmukh, good music.

What doesn't: Second half drags.

Number of weeks: 1

Box Office verdict: Hit

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Image: Siddharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor in Ek Villain


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Humshakals

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Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, Tamannaah

Director: Sajid Khan

What works: The film starts off well.

What doesn't: Bad acting, bad script, bad humour.

Number of weeks: 2

Box Office verdict: Hit

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Image: Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals


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Holiday

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Sumeet Raghavan, Freddy Daruwala, Govinda

Director: A R Murugadoss.

What works: Akshay Kumar.

What doesn't: Too long and boring.

Number of weeks: 4

Box Office verdict: Hit.

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Image: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in Holiday


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