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Box Office: Hate Story 2 opens well

July 21, 2014 17:27 IST

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

Last week saw four movie releases -- Hate Story 2, Pizza 3D, Riyasat and Amit Sahni Ki List.

Despite poor reviews, Hate Story 2 did well over the weekend at the box office. The other releases didn't fare as well.

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

Hate Story 2

Cast: Surveen Chawla, Jai Bhanushali, Sushant Singh

Director: Vivek Agnihotri

What works: Good soundtrack.

What doesn't: Bad performances, poor script.

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Opens well.

Read the review here

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Image: Surveen Chawla and Jai Bhanushali in Hate Story 2


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Pizza 3D

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Cast: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Ommanakuttan

Director: Akshay Akkineni

What works: Great twist in the tale.

What doesn't: The 3D gimmicks.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

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Image: Akshay Oberoi in Pizza 3D


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Riyasat

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Cast: Rajesh Khanna, Aryan Vaid, Vishwajeet Pradhan

Director: Ashok Tyagi

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Terrible direction, no story, very tacky film.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

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Image: Rajesh Khanna in Riyasaat


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Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya

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Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Shukla

Director: Shashank Khaitan

What works: A poor man's Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Humpty Sharma is a goofy, fun film with nice songs.

What doesn't: Poor ending.

Number of weeks: 1

Box Office verdict: Hit

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Image: Alia Bhatt with Varun Dhawan in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya


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Bobby Jasoos

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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: 2

Box Office verdict: Flop

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


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