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Box Office: D-Day, Ramaiya Vastavaiya open to mixed response

Last updated on: July 23, 2013 12:49 IST

Box Office: D-Day, Ramaiya Vastavaiya open to mixed response

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Last week's release D-Day was appreciated by critics but that unfortunately didn't reflect in the film's weekend collections. 

Girish Kumar's debut film Ramaiya Vastavaiya, on the contrary,  had a fair weekend but gradually saw a drop in its collection. 

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

D-Day

Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Shruti Haasan

Director: Nikhil Advani

What works: Great performances, Amazing action sequences

What doesn't: Second half drags

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the review here


Image: Arjun Rampal and Shruti Haasan in D-Day


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Ramaiya Vastavaiya

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Cast: Girish Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Sonu Sood

Director: Prabhudeva

What works: Confident debut by Girish Kumar, Good music

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Fares well over the weekend.

Read the review here


Image: Shruti Haasan and Girish Kumar in Ramaiya Vastavaiya


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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

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Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Pawan Malhotra

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

What works: Great script, amazing performances

What doesn't: Too long.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Opens well

Read the review here and here


Image: Farhan Akhtar in Bhag Milkha Bhag


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Sixteen

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Cast: Izabelle Leite, Keith Sequeira, Wamiqa Gabbi, Highphill

Director: Raj Purohit

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Formulaic representation of teenage life

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Izabelle Leite in Sixteen


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