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Maximum Flops at the box office

Last updated on: July 2, 2012 17:54 IST

Maximum Flops at the box office

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Last Friday's release Maximum and Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai has been rejected by cinegoers. 

Meanwhile, Gangs Of Wasseypur fared below average at the box office and Teri Meri Kahaani flops.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

Maximum

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

Director: Kabeer Kaushik.

What works: Nothing.

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

Number of weeks: New

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: New

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: 1

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: 1

BO verdict: Below 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, dialogues.

What doesn't: Too much mush.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Ferrari Ki Sawaari


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Shanghai

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Cast: Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Pitobash Tripathy.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee.

What works: The central theme and performances.

What doesn't: Grim tone of the plot.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


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Rowdy Rathore

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Cast: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha.

Director: Prabhu Deva.

What works: Akshay Kumar's one-liners and action stunts.

What doesn't: Silly story.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Super hit.

Read the review here


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