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Box Office: Decent opening for Go Goa Gone, Gippi doesn't impress

Last updated on: May 13, 2013 19:16 IST

Box Office: Decent opening for Go Goa Gone, Gippi doesn't impress

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Last week's release Go Goa Gone has faired well at select multiplexes in metro cities. The other release Gippi, however, failed to set the cash registers ringing.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Go Goa Gone

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das and Puja Gupta

Director: Krishna D.K and Raj Nidimoru

What works: Kunal Khemu, well-written dialogues and some good moments.

What doesn't: Too much gore

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Doing well at select multiplexes in major cities.

Read the review here


Image: Saif Ali Khan in Go Goa Gone


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Gippi

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Cast: Riya Vij, Taaha Shah, Divya Dutta

Director: Sonam Nair

What works: Unique storyline, slapstick humour

What doesn't: Predictable

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here


Image: Riya Vij in Gippi


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Shootout At Wadala

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Cast: John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Sonu Sood, Kangna Ranaut.

Director: Sanjay Gupta

What works: Good perfromances by Anil Kapoor and Manoj Bajpayee

What doesn't: Excess violence, too lengthy

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here


Image: Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham in a Shootout at Wadala poster


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Bombay Talkies

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Cast: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vineet Singh, Saqib Saleem, Naman Jain

Directors: Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Dibaker Banerjee and Zoya Akhtar

What works: A unique, experimental take on filmmaking.

What doesn't: Inconclusive plots. Some shorts work, some don't. Tacky end credits.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the reviews here and here


Image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bombay Talkies


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Chhota Bheem And The Throne of Bali

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Director: Rajiv Chilaka

What works: Enjoyable story, treat for kids, good animation

What doesn't: Duration

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the review here


Image: The Chhota Bheem And The Throne of Bali poster

Tags: BO , Bali

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Aashiqui 2

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Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor.

Director: Mohit Suri

What works: Good music

What doesn't: Amateur performances, poorly-directed film

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in Aashqiui 2


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