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Box office: Decent opening for Nautanki Saala, Commando

Last updated on: April 15, 2013 18:01 IST

Box office: Decent opening for Nautanki Saala, Commando

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Last week's releases Nautanki Saala and Commando have opened to a decent response at the box office. While Nautanki Saala faired well in multiplexes, Commando -- being an action film -- has done well in single screen theatres.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Nautanki Saala

Cast: Ayushmaan Khurrana, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Evelyn Sharma, Pooja Salvi, Gaelyn Mendonca

Director: Rohan Sippy

What works: Funny moments and good performances by Ayushmaan and Kunaal.

What doesn't: Lengthy

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Decent opening

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Nautanki Saala


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Commando

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Cast: Viduyt Jamwal, Pooja Chopra, Jaideep Ahlawat

Director: Dilip Ghosh

What works: Good performances by Vidyut Jamwal and Jaideep Ahlawat.

What doesn't: Few action sequences, Poor script.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Decent opening

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Commando


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Chashme Baddoor

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Cast: Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma, Ali Zafar, Taapsee Pannu

Director: David Dhawan

What works: Funny moments and dialogues.

What doesn't: Not an adequately inspired remake

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Chashme Baddoor


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Himmatwala

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Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tamannah, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar

Director: Sajid Khan

What works: Tamannah's performance, some funny moments

What doesn't: Clumsy production values, over-the-top melodrama and loud dialogues

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Himmatwala


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Jolly LLB

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Cast: Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, Amrita Rao

Director: Subhash Kapoor

What works: Good performances, funny in parts

What doesn't: Predictable plot, preachy

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here 


Image: A scene from Jolly LLB


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