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Box Office: Hawaa Hawaai opens well, Mastram sinks

May 12, 2014 18:02 IST

Box Office: Hawaa Hawaai opens well, Mastram sinks

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A look at the hits and misses of the week.

Last Firday saw as many as six movie releases -- Hawaa Hawaai, Mastram, Yeh Hai Bakrapur, Manjunath, Koyelaanchal and Khwaab.

Hawaa Hawaai managed to get some favourable response but the others sank without a trace.

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

Hawaa Hawaai

Cast: Partho Gupte, Saqib Saleem.

Director: Amol Gupte.

What works: Good script, direction

What doesn't: Melodramatic climax

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens well.

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Hawaa Hawaai


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Koyelaanchal

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Cast: Vinod Khanna, Suneil Shetty

Director: Ashu Trikha.

What works: The lead actors.

What doesn't: Half-baked plot, bad direction.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

 


Image: Suniel Shetty and Vinod Khanna in Koyelaanchal


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Yeh Hai Bakrapur

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Cast: Anushman Jha, Asif Basra.

Director: Janki Vishwanthan

What works: Cinematography, good performances.

What doesn't: Bad editing and direction.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Yeh Hai Bakrapur


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Mastram

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Cast: Rahul Bagga, Tara-Alisha Berry

Director: Akhilesh Jaiswal

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Confused direction, very slow pace.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Mastram


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Manjunath

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Cast: Sasho Satish Sarathy

Director: Sandeep Varma

What works: Good, honest story-telling.

What doesn't: The second half drags.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Mastram


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2 States

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Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Ronit Roy, Revathy

Director: Abhishek Varman.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Too many stereotypes.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in 2 States


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