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Cocktail does well at the multiplexes

Last updated on: July 16, 2012 17:38 IST

Cocktail does well at the multiplexes

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Last Friday's release Cocktail saw a good opening at the box office, and is already a hit amongst the youth.

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

Cocktail

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty

Director: Homi Adajania.

What works: Stylish movie, good looking cast, good music.

What doesn't: Watered down film with an inane plot.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Semi hit.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Cocktail


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Bol Bachchan

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Cast: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin, Prachi Desai

Director: Rohit Shetty.

What works: Fun dialogues.

What doesn't: Boisterous, cheesy, slapstick movie with a lacklustre script.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Bol Bachchan
Photographs: Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan in Bol Bachchan

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Maximum

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Cast: Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia, Naseeruddin Shah, Anjana Sukhani

Director: Kabeer Kaushik.

What works: A sexy item number.

What doesn't: Story, script, dialogues, performances, everything...

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Maximum


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Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai

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Cast: Veena Malik, Jackie Shroff, Shakti Kapoor, Vijay Raaj. 

Director: Aanand Balraj.

What works: Nothing works for this film.

What doesn't: Too many characters, bad script, shoddily executed.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

 


Image: A scene from Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai


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Teri Meri Kahaani

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Cast: Shahid Kapur, Priyanka Chopra

Director: Kunal Kohli.

What works: Good production values.

What doesn't: Too many songs, loud sentimentality and contrived writing.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Teri Meri Kahaani


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Gangs Of Wasseypur

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Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Richa Chadda, Reemma Sen, Huma Qureshi, Piyush Mishra. 

Director: Anurag Kashyap.

What works: Engaging story, brilliant performances, fantastic music.

What doesn't: Too much violence and bad language.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Average.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Gangs Of Wasseypur


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Ferrari Ki Sawaari

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Cast: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritwik Sahore, Paresh Rawal.

Director: Rajesh Mapuskar.

What works: Screenplay, terrific dialogues.

What doesn't: Too much mush.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Ferrari Ki Sawaari


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