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Box Office: Dedh Ishqiya gets average opening, Yaariyan opens well

January 13, 2014 17:23 IST

Box Office: Dedh Ishqiya, Yaariyan

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Last week's release Dedh Ishiqya has managed to impress the critics but has not been able to do as well at the box office.

On the other hand, the other release Yaariyan surprisingly saw a decent run. Despite the mixed reactions from the critics,  the film has had a very good opening weekend collection.

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

Dedh Ishqiya

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi

Director: Abhishek Chaubey

What works: Powerful performances, terrific story

What doesn't: Too length, disappointing climax

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here


Image: Arshad Warsi and Naseeuddin Shah in Dedh Ishqiya


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Yaariyan

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Cast: Gulshan Griver, Deepti Naval, Himanshu Kohli, Rakul Preet Singh, Evelyn Sharma, Nicloe Faria

Director: Divya Khosla Kumar

What works: Songs by Yo Yo Honey Singh

What doesn't: Bad script, bad performances 

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens well

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Yaariyan


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Sholay 3D

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Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bachchan, Hema Malini

Director: Ramesh Sippy

What works: It's a classic.

What doesn't: The 3D gimmicks

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: 

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Sholay


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Dhoom 3

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Cast: Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra, Jackie Shroff

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

What works: Performances, visually brilliant, great action sequences

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif in Dhoom 3


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