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Rowdy Rathore scores at the box office

Last updated on: June 5, 2012 16:33 IST

Rowdy Rathore scores big at the box office

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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.

Rowdy Rathore

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: New

BO verdict: Good opening.

Read the review here


Image: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in Rowdy Rathore


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Arjun: The Warrior Prince

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Director: Arnab Chaudhari

What works: Good animation.

What doesn't: We know the story only too well.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Arjun: The Warrior Prince


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Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Rana Daggubati

Director: Ram Gopal Varma

What works: Dialogues, Amitabh Bachchan's performance

What doesn't: Poor script, bad camera work.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: Rana Dagubatti and Amitabh Bachchan in Department


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Ishaqzaade

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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.

Read the review here


Image: Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor in Ishaqzaade


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