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Good opening for Housefull 2 at the box office

Last updated on: April 9, 2012 18:03 IST

Good opening for Housefull 2 at the box office

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Sajid Khan's Housefull 2 did not get good reviews but it certainly got a very good opening at the box office. The collections held steady even on Monday, after the three-day weekend.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Housefull 2

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asin, John Abraham, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Zarine Khan, Shazahn Padamsee, Shreyas Talpade.

Director: Sajid Khan.

What works: Fun dialogues.

What doesn't: Terrible performances, moronic humour.

Number of weeks: New.

BO Verdict: Good opening.



Image: A scene from Housefull 2


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Blood Money

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Cast: Kunal Khemu, Amrita Puri, Mia Uyeda, Manish Chaudhry

Director: Vishal Mahadkar

What works: Good performance from Manish Chaudhry.

What doesn't: Sloppily written script, stale story, boring.

Number of Weeks: 1

BO Verdict: Flop

Read the review here

Also Read: Mia Uyeda: Blood Money has a lot more than just skin show


Image: A scene from Blood Money


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Agent Vinod

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Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Maryam Zakaria

Director: Sriram Raghvan

What works: 'Cool', slick film with good action.

What doesn't: Saif Ali Khan's unconvincing spy detective, sloppy editing.

Number of Weeks: 2

BO Verdict: Flop

Read the review here

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'Unlike Bond, Agent Vinod doesn't have secret gadgets'
'For once, Pritam's melody in Agent Vinod is original'
Is she HOTTER than Kareena Kapoor?
'I don't have a typical item number in Agent Vinod'


Image: A scene from Agent Vinod


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Kahaani

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Cast: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee

Director: Sujoy Ghosh

What works: Terrific performances; good, fast-pased thriller.

What doesn't: Tough!

Number of Weeks: 4

BO Verdict: Superhit

Read the review here

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'I don't know why people are so crazy about Bob Biswas'
'There are two heroes in Kahaani: Vidya Balan and Kolkata'


Image: A scene from Kahaani


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Paan Singh Tomar

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Cast: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia

What works: Brilliant performance by Irrfan Khan, terrific direction

What doesn't: Tough!

Number of Weeks: 5

BO Verdict: Moderate hit

Read the review here

Also Read: How Irrfan brought Paan Singh Tomar to life on screen


Image: A scene from Paan Singh Tomar


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