Rowdy Rathore scores big at the box office
Last Friday's Rowdy Rathore enjoyed an excellent opening at the box office. Looks like director Prabhu Deva has another winner on his hands.
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.
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: NewBO verdict: Good opening.
Image: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in Rowdy Rathore
Arjun: The Warrior Prince
Director: Arnab Chaudhari
What works: Good animation.
What doesn't: We know the story only too well.
Number of weeks: 1BO verdict: Poor opening.
Image: A scene from Arjun: The Warrior Prince
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
What works: Dialogues, Amitabh Bachchan's performance
What doesn't: Poor script, bad camera work.
Number of weeks: 3BO verdict: Flop.
Image: Rana Dagubatti and Amitabh Bachchan in Department
Cast: Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra.
Director: Habib Faisal
What works: Parineeti Chopra's performance
What doesn't: A weak second half, slightly regressive
Number of weeks: 4
BO verdict: Hit.
Image: Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor in Ishaqzaade