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Box Office: Holiday, Filmistaan get poor opening

June 09, 2014 18:29 IST

Box Office: Holiday, Filmistaan get poor opening

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Looking at the week's hits and misses at the box office.

Last week's release Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty opened to a weak response but picked up gradually over the weekend. It will need to sustain through the week to cross the average mark.

Filmistaan saw poor collections.

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

Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty 

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Sumeet Raghavan, Freddy Daruwala, Govinda

Director: A R Murugadoss.

What works: Akshay Kumar.

What doesn't: Too long and boring.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening.

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Image: Akshay Kumar Sonakshi Sinha in Holiday


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Filmistaan

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Cast: Sharib Hashmi, Inaamulhaq

Director: Nitin Kakkar.

What works: Terrific plot, good performances.

What doesn't: Nothing.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening.

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Image: Poster of Filmistaan


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Citylights

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Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha.

Director: Hansal Mehta.

What works: Terrific performances, good cinematography.

What doesn't: Bad music undoes the film's drama.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Below average.

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Image: Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha in Citylights


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Heropanti

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Cast: Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon

Director: Sabbir Khan.

What works: Tiger shows promise.

What doesn't:
Shoddy, outdated direction. Tacky script.

Number of weeks:
 2

BO verdict:
Hit.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma / Paloma Sharma


Image: Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff in Heropanti


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Kochadaiiyaan

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Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone

Director: Soundarya R Ashwin.

What works: Rajinikanth.

What doesn't: The first half is slow and chaotic, bad animation.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Above Average.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen/ S Saraswathi


Image: Rajinikanth in Kochadaiiyaan


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