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Sholay 3D, Mr Joe B Carvalho fail at box office

January 06, 2014 19:19 IST

Sholay 3D, Mr Joe B Carvalho fail at box office

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Movies that release on the first Friday of the year never seem to do well, and the jinx remained unbroken with last week's releases.

Mr Joe B Carvalho and Sholay 3D failed to create an impact on the box office.

Dhoom 3, on the other hand, is still breaking records.

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

Sholay 3D

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bachchan, Hema Malini

Director: Ramesh Sippy

What works: It's a classic.

What doesn't: The 3D gimmicks

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Fails to create impact.

Read the review here

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Image: Poster of Sholay


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Mr Joe B Carvalho

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Cast: Arshad Warsi, Soha Ali Khan, Jaaved Jaaferi

Director: Samir Tewari

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Terrible comedy, terrible script.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Fails to create impact.

Read the review here


Image: The Mr Joe B Carvalho poster


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Mahabharat

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Cast: Voice overs by Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Jackie Shroff, Manoj Bajpayee and Vidya Balan

Director: Amaan Khan

What works: Good dubbing 

What doesn't: Poor animation

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here 


Image: Movie poster of Mahabharat


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Dhoom 3

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Cast: Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra, Jackie Shroff

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya

What works: Performances, visually brilliant, great action sequences

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif in Dhoom 3


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Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

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Cast: Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Supriya Pathak, Richa Chadda

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

What works: Deepika Padukone, visually brilliant.

What doesn't: Too many songs, second half drags.

Number of weeks: 7

BO verdict: Average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Image: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

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