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Box Office: Salman Khan's Jai Ho gets lukewarm opening

January 27, 2014 18:47 IST

Box Office: Salman Khan's Jai Ho gets lukewarm opening

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Salman Khan's latest film Jai Ho got a lukewarm opening at the box office. It improved on Sunday, but dropped the next day.
 
Yaariyan remained steady in its second week as well.

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

Jai Ho 

Cast: Salman Khan, Tabu, Daisy Shah, Sana Khan, Nadira Babbar, Danny Denzongpa

Director: Sohail Khan

What works: Salman Khan's star presence.

What doesn't: Direction, story

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below average

Read the reviews here and here.

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Image: Salman Khan and Daisy Shah in Jai Ho


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Miss Lovely

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Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niharika Singh

Director: Ashim Ahluwalia

What works: Brilliant performances.

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

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Very poor.

Read the review here.


Image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Miss Lovely

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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: 2

BO verdict: Below average

Read the review here


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Yaariyan

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

Director: Divya Khosla Kumar

What works: Good music

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

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Mini-hit.

Read the review here


Image: Movie poster of Yaariyan

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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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