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Box office: Poor opening for Miss Lovely, Karle Pyar Karle

Last updated on: January 20, 2014 18:35 IST

Box office: Poor opening for Miss Lovely, Karle Pyar Karle

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Last week's release Karle Pyar Karle got a big release with over 1,000 screens as it launched filmmaker Suneel Darshan's son, Shiv. But it was a disappointment.

Miss Lovely won rave reviews at film festivals and among critics, but it went unnoticed.

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

Miss Lovely

Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh

Director: Ashim Ahluwalia

What works: Brilliant performances.

What doesn't: The film has a slow pace.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here


Image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Miss Lovely


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Karle Pyar Karle

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Cast: Shiv Darshan, Hasleen Kaur

Director: Rajesh Pandey

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Bad performance, weak story

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here


Image: Shiv Darshan and Hasleen Kaur in Karle Pyar Karle


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Dedh Ishqiya

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Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Madhuri Dixit, Arshad Warsi, Huma Qureshi

Director: Abhishek Chaubey

What works: Powerful performances, terrific story

What doesn't: Too length, disappointing climax

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Below average

Read the review here


Image: Arshad Warsi and Naseeuddin Shah in Dedh Ishqiya


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Yaariyan

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Cast: Gulshan Griver, Deepti Naval, Himanshu Kohli, Rakul Preet Singh, Evelyn Sharma, Nicloe Faria

Director: Divya Khosla Kumar

What works: Good music.

What doesn't: Too many stereotypes, wafer-thin plot.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Above average.

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Yaariyan


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Sholay 3D

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Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bachchan, Hema Malini

Director: Ramesh Sippy

What works: It's a classic.

What doesn't: The 3D gimmicks

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Sholay


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Dhoom 3

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Cast: Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra, Jackie Shroff

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

What works: Performances, visually brilliant, great action sequences

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif in Dhoom 3


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