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Box Office: The Xpose opens well

May 19, 2014 18:07 IST

Box Office: The Xpose opens well

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A look at the hits and misses of the week.

Himesh Reshammiya's latest release The Xpose saw a decent run at the box office despite poor reviews.

One of the key reasons is probably because it was the solo Hindi release of the week.

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

The Xpose

Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain Sonali Raut, Zoya Afroz

Director: Anant Mahadevan.

What works: Entertaining dialogues.

What doesn't: Shoddy direction, bad script.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Good opening.

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Image: Himesh Reshammiya and Zoya Afroz in The Expose


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Hawaa Hawaai

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Cast: Partho Gupte, Saqib Saleem.

Director: Amol Gupte.

What works: Good script, direction

What doesn't: Melodramatic climax

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Hit.

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Image: Movie poster of Hawaa Hawaai


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Mastram

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Cast: Rahul Bagga, Tara-Alisha Berry

Director: Akhilesh Jaiswal

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Confused direction, very slow pace.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

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2 States

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Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Ronit Roy, Revathy

Director: Abhishek Varman.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Too many stereotypes.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Hit.

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Image: Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor in 2 States


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