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Box Office: Race 2 opens well

Last updated on: January 28, 2013 17:49 IST

Box Office: Race 2 opens well

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Last Friday's release -- Abbas-Mustan's multistarrer action thriller Race 2 did good business in its opening weekend, thanks to the two public holidays, Eid and Republic Day.

However, the film's fate will still depend on how it sustains through the week.

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

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacquelien Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel

Director: Abbas-Mustan

What works: Production values, star power

What doesn't: Dialogues, hackneyed plot

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens well.

Read the review here.


Image: Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan in Race 2


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Inkaar

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Cast: Arjun Rampal and Chitrangada Singh

Director: Sudhir Mishra

What works: Engaging plot, acting

What doesn't: Treatment, crude in parts

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here.


Image: Chitrangada Singh and Arjun Rampal in Inkaar

Tags: BO , Chitrangada

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Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola

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Cast: Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Pankaj Kapur

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

What works: Direction, Pankaj Kapur's performance

What doesn't: Imran Khan's character, length of the film

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the reviews here and here


Image: Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma in Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola


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Life Of Pi

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Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu

Director: Ang Lee

What works: Abale screen adaptation of the book, stunning visuals

What doesn't: The film doesn't quite live up to expectations.

Number of weeks: 10

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here



Image: Suraj Sharma in Life Of Pi


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