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Box Office: Lootera gets mixed response, Policegiri flops

Last updated on: July 09, 2013 12:12 IST

Box Office: Lootera gets mixed response, Policegiri flops

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Ranveer Singh-Sonakshi Sinha starrer Lootera, which opened in theatres last week, had a fair weekend in multiplexes.

The week's other release Policegiri failed to impress the single screen audiences at whom it was aimed.

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

Lootera

Cast: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane

What works: Great script, amazing performances

What doesn't: Slow pace, too long

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Fares well over the weekend.

Read the review here and here


Image: Ranveer Singh in Lootera


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Policegiri

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Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Prachi Desai, Prakash Raj

Director: K.S Ravikumar

What works: Sanjay Dutt, back on the big screen.

What doesn't: Loud music, plot full of loopholes, poorly directed.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 


Image: Prakash Raj and Sanjay Dutt in Policegiri


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Ghanchakkar

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Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan

Director: Rajkumar Gupta

What works: Emraan Hashmi, good background score.

What doesn't: Weak plot

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here

 


Image: Vidya Balan in Ghanchakkar


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Raanjhanaa

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Cast: Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol

Director: Aanand L Rai

What works: Terrific performance by Dhanush, great music by A R Rahman

What doesn't: Second half drags

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here

 


Image: Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in Raanjhanaa


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Fukrey

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Cast: Richa Chadda, Ali Fazal, Pukit Samrat, Manojit Singh, Varun Sharma

Director: Mrighdeep Singh Lamba

What works: Good performances, a few gags

What doesn't: We've seen it all before

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit

Read the reveiw here


Image: Pulkit Samrat in Fukrey


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Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

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Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin and Aditya Roy Kapur

Director: Ayan Mukerji

What works: Good performances, great storyline

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here and here


Image: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani


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