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Box Office: Dabangg 2 gets a mixed response

Last updated on: December 24, 2012 17:53 IST

Box Office: Dabangg 2 gets a mixed response

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Last week's release -- Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg 2 -- has met with a mixed response at the box office.

But considering the number of screens (approximately 3,500) and increased admission, the weekend business was slightly better.

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

Dabangg 2

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan, Vinod Khanna

Director: Arbaaz Khan

What works: Salman's star power 

What doesn't: Bad acting, poor script

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Record opening

Read the reviews here and here.


Image: Salman Khan in Dabangg 2


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Khiladi 786

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asin, Himesh Reshammiya, Raj Babbar, Mukesh Rishi

Director: Ashish R Mohan

What works: Nothing

What doesn't: Bad acting, poor script, action

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Going steady

Read the review here.


Image: A scene from Khiladi 786


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Talaash

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Cast: Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor

Director: Reema Kagti

What works: The plot, cast

What doesn't: Slow-paced

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Mixed response

Read the review here.


Image: A scene from Talaash


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Life Of Pi

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Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu

Director: Ang Lee

What works: Able screen adaptation of the book, stunning visuals

What doesn't: The film doesn't quite live up to expectations.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here.


Image: A scene from Life of Pi


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