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English Vinglish picks up at the box office

Last updated on: October 8, 2012 18:57 IST

English Vinglish picks up at the box office

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Gauri Shinde's English Vinglish that opened to a tepid response on Friday, picked up over the weekend, and has remained steady since then.

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

English Vinglish

Cast: Sridevi, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand, Adil Hussain

Director: Gauri Shinde

What works: Sridevi's performance, the script

What doesn't: Unclever, basic plot

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Promises to be a hit.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from English Vinglish


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Kismet Love Paisa Dilli

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Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Mallika Sherawat

Director: Sanjay Khanduri

What works: Nothing really.

What doesn't: Cliche, unoriginal story, bad direction.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Bad Opening.

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Image: A scene from Kismet Love Paisa Dilli


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OMG! Oh My God

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal

Director: Umesh Shukla

What works: Paresh Rawal's performance.

What doesn't: Production values.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Hit.

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Image: A scene from OMG! Oh my God

Tags: Paresh Rawal , OMG , BO

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Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal

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Cast: Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Shreyas Talpade

Director: Priyadarshan

What works: Nothing

What doesn't: Poor script, oudated comedy elements

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop.

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Image: A scene from Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal


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Heroine

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Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda

Director: Madhur Bhandarker

What works: Kareena and Shahana Goswami's performances

What doesn't: Poor content, lack of originality

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

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Image: A scene from Heroine


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Barfi!

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Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz

Director: Anurag Basu

What works: Direction, story, performances

What doesn't: Slightly prolonged second half.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit

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Image: A scene from Barfi!


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