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Box Office: Poor opening for War Chhod Na Yaar

Last updated on: October 14, 2013 18:28 IST

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Last Friday saw four releases -- War Chhod Na Yaar, Baat Ban Gayee, Kya Hua Achanak and Paapi -- and all of them opened poorly at the box office. 

Ranbir Kapoor's Besharam also fared poorly.

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

War Chhod Na Yaar

Cast: Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Javed Jaffrey

Director: Faraz Haider

What works: Good one-liners, good performances by Sharman and Javed

What doesn't: Preachy second half, plot meanders

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here


Image: Sharman Joshi in War Chhod Na Yaar


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Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Pallavi Sharda

Director: Abhinav Singh Kashyap

What works: The Kapoors.

What doesn't: Weak storyline, mindless gags, bad toilet humour.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here


Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Besharam


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Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Director: Ritesh Batra

What works: Story, treatment, performances

What doesn't: Abrupt end.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit

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Image: Movie poster of The Lunchbox


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Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Ileana D'Cruz

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi

What works: Shahid Kapoor

What doesn't: Cliched templates, lazy direction

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop

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Image: Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D'Cruz in Phata Poster Nikla Hero


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Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Aftab Shivdasani, Sonali Kulkarni, Manjari Fadnis, Karishma Tanna, Kainaat Arora, Maryam Zakaria, Bruna Abdullah

Director: Indra Kumar

What works: Vulgar jokes, hot girls, good performances from the lead cast.

What doesn't: Not meant for a family audience.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit

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Image: Movie poster of Grand Masti


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