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Box Office: All Is Well opens poorly, Manjhi is below average

August 24, 2015 17:14 IST
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A look at this week's hits and misses.

Abhishek Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer All Is Well has failed to draw crowds to theatres.

The week's other release, Manjhi: The Mountain Man, which was aimed at a limited audience, has done a decent business.

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

All Is Well

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Asin, Supriya Pathak

Director: Umesh Shukla

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Poor story and bad direction.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here

Manjhi: The Mountain Man

Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhika Apte

Director: Ketan Mehta

What works: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s performance.

What doesn't: Abrupt sequences

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Decent opening

Read the review here


Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra, Jackie Shroff, Jacqueline Fernadez

Director: Karan Malhotra

What works: Akshay Kumar’s performance.

What doesn't: Melodramatic plot, bad direction.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma


Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Pulkit Samrat

Director: Karan Anshuman

What works: Riteish Deshmukh

What doesn't: The gags. Film lacks substance.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Cast: Imran Abbas, Pernia Qureshi

Director: Muzaffar Ali

What works: Beautiful songs.

What doesn't: Weak performances and bad editing.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Disaster

Read the review here


Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Rajat Kapoor

Director: Nishikant Kamath

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: The ingredients are all there but the film never quite takes off.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Below average

Read the review here


Cast: Richa Chadha, Sanjay Mishra, Vicky Kaushal, Shweta Tripathi

Director: Neeraj Ghaywan

What works: Great story, good performances

What doesn't: Offbeat subject

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Poor

Read the review here

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Harshaali Malhotra

Director: Kabir Khan

What works: Great story, and SALMAN KHAN!

What doesn't: Too long.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

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