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Box Office: Humshakals opens well

June 23, 2014 18:57 IST

Box Office: Humshakals opens well

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

Despite bad reviews, Sajid Khan's Humshakals has managed to do reasonably well in its opening weekend. But the film's high costs may pose a problem.

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

Humshakals

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, Tamannaah

Director: Sajid Khan

What works: Riteish Deshmukh's acting

What doesn't: Bad acting, bad script, bad humour.

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Decent opening

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Image: Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals


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Fugly

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Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh, Kiara Advani, Arif Lamba

Director: Kabir Sadanand.

What works: Noble intentions.

What doesn't: Too many loopholes in the script. We've seen it all before.

Number of weeks: 1

Box Office verdict: Flop

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Image: Movie poster of Fugly


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Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty

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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: 2

Box Office verdict: Hit.

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Image: Akshay Kumar and 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: 2

Box Office verdict: Flop.

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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: 3.

Box Office verdict: Below average.

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Image: A scene from Citylights


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