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Heroine does below average business at the box office

Last updated on: September 24, 2012 18:14 IST

Heroine does below average business at the box office

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Madhur Bhandarker's much-publicised movie Heroine had a below average performance at the box office in its opening weekend.

Meanwhile, Anurag Basu's Barfi! continued its successful streak in its first week of release and has become a hit.

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

Heroine

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: New

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here and here.


Image: Kareena Kapoor in 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: 1

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the reviews here and here


Image: A scene from Barfi!


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Raaz 3

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Cast: Bipasha Basu, Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta

Director: Vikram Bhatt

What works: Sleaze, skin show

What doesn't: Outdated horror elements, mediocre acting

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Raaz 3


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Joker

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Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Shreyas Talpade

Director: Shirish Kunder

What works: Brisk film at 100 minutes.

What doesn't: Bad script, execution, dialogues.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Joker


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