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Box Office: Poor opening for Ek Thi Daayan

Last updated on: April 22, 2013 17:54 IST

Box Office: Poor opening for Ek Thi Daayan

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Last week's release Ek Thi Daayan opened poorly at the box office despite good reviews. The film has failed to draw audiences to the theatres.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Ek Thi Dayan

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Huma Qureshi

Director: Kannan Iyer

What works: Good scary moments.

What doesn't: Second half drags, predictable.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens poorly.

Read the review here


Image: Emraan Hashmi in Ek Thi Daayan


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Nautanki Saala

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Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Evelyn Sharma, Pooja Salvi, Gaelyn Mendonca

Director: Rohan Sippy

What works: Funny moments and good performances by Ayushmann and Kunaal.

What doesn't: Lengthy

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Nautanki Saala


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Commando

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Cast: Vidyut Jamwal, Pooja Chopra, Jaideep Ahlawat

Director: Dilip Ghosh

What works: Good performances by Vidyut Jamwal and Jaideep Ahlawat.

What doesn't: Few action sequences, Poor script.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Commando


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Chashme Baddoor

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Cast: Siddharth, Divyendu Sharma, Ali Zafar, Taapsee Pannu

Director: David Dhawan

What works: Funny moments and dialogues.

What doesn't: Not an adequately inspired remake

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Chashme Baddoor


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