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JHTJ, Son Of Sardaar greeted with mixed response at the BO

Last updated on: November 19, 2012 18:09 IST

JHTJ, Son Of Sardaar greeted with mixed response at the BO

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The two Diwali releases of 2012 -- Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son Of Sardaar -- opened to mixed responses from the viewers. Both films released on Tuesday, November 13.

The collections suffered due to Laxmi pooja on Tuesday, but picked up the next day.

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

Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma

Director: Yash Chopra

What works: Return of SRK as the romantic hero

What doesn't: Hackeneyed plot, weak story, bad editing, poor music.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average opening

Read the reviews here, here and here.


Image: A scene from Jab Tak Hai Jaan


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Son Of Sardaar

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Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt

Director: Ashwini Dhir

What works: Action sequences, mass appeal

What doesn't: Weak story

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Average opening.

Read the reviews here and here.


Image: A scene from Son Of Sardaar


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1920 - Evil Returns

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Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Tia Bajpai

Director: Bhushan Patel

What works: Good screenplay

What doesn't: Predictable, not too many chills

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Good opening

Read the review here


Image: A scene from 1920 - Evil Returns


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Student Of The Year

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Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra

Director: Karan Johar

What works: Well directed film with good humour, and great clothes!

What doesn't: Script lacks depth

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Student Of The Year


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