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Box Office: 31st October flops

October 24, 2016 18:25 IST
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The hits and misses of the week.

Last week's release 31st October has fared poorly at the box office.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict.


31st October

Cast:  Soha Ali Khan, Vir Das

Director: Shivaji Lotan Patil

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Bad direction and a disappointing narrative.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here



Cast:  Shubham, Swati Kapoor

Director: Sunil Subramani

What works: Good performances, unusual story line.

What doesn't: Silly ending, unnecessary songs.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare

Cast:  Shashank Udapurkar, Tanishaa Mukerji, Ankit Sharma, Govind Namdeo, Rajit Kapur, Sharat Saxena, Kishor Kadam

Director: Shashank Udapurkar

What works: An attempt to make a film on Anna.

What doesn't: It does not examine the details of Anna's political life.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here



Cast: Harshvardhan Kapoor, Saiyami Kher, Art Malik, K K Raina

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

What works: Beautiful locales and cinematography

What doesn't: A hollow re-working of Mirza Sahiban.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Disaster

Read the review here: Raja Sen/ Suknaya Verma


Tutak Tutak Tutiya

Cast:  Prabhu Deva, Tamannaah, Sonu Sood

Director: A L Vijay

What works: Great performances and music

What doesn't: Stale plot, screenplay lacks punch

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


M S Dhoni: The Untold Story

Kiara Advani and Sushant Singh Rajput

Cast: Sushant Singh Raput, Anupam Kher, Bhoomika Chawla, Disha Patani, Kiara Advani

Director: Neeraj Pandey

What works: Great performances, a brilliant first half

What doesn't: Too long, unnecessary songs

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Average

Read the review here



Riteish Deshmukh and Nargis Fakhri

Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Nargis Fakhri, Dharmesh Yelande, Aditya Kumar, Ram Menon

Director: Ravi Jadhav

What works: Good supporting cast, music

What doesn't: Predictable screenplay

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Wah Taj

Shreyas Talpade and Manjari Phadnis

Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Manjari Phadnis

Director: Ajit Sinha

What works: Novel idea, intriguing premise

What doesn't: Execution, exaggerated performances, cartoonish sound effects

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here



Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Surveen Chawla

Cast: Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Surveen Chawla, Sayani Gupta

Director: Leena Yadav

What works: Good performances, direction, the way the film is shot by Russell Carpenter

What doesn't: Scenes end on an unreal note

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here



Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Piyush Mishra

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

What works: Good performances, great execution

What doesn't: Nothing!

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here


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