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Ajay Devgn's Himmatwala fails at the box office

Last updated on: April 1, 2013 17:23 IST

Ajay Devgn's Himmatwala fails at the box office

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Last week's release Himmatwala opened poorly at the box office, as it hasn't lived up to its expectations.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Himmatwala

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tamannah, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar

Director: Sajid Khan

What works: Tamannah's performance, some funny moments

What doesn't: Clumsy production values, over-the-top melodrama and loud dialogues.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens poorly

Read the review here


Image: Tamannah and Ajay Devgn in Himmatwala

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Aatma

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Cast: Bipasha Basu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Director: Suparn Verma

What works: Some good scary moments.

What doesn't: No twists in the plot, gets predictable.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here and here


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Rangrezz

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Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Priya Anand

Director: Priyadarshan

What works: Cinematography, Rajpal Yadav's comedy

What doesn't: Loopholes in plot

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

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Jolly LLB

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Cast: Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani, Amrita Rao

Director: Subhash Kapoor

What works: Good performances, funny in parts

What doesn't: Predictable plot, preachy

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit

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Mere Dad Ki Maruti

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Cast: Saqib Saleem, Rhea Chakraborty, Ram Kapoor

Director: Ashima Chibber

What works: Length, good performances

What doesn't: Wafer-thin plot, lack of star value

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

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