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Box Office: Brothers opens well

August 17, 2015 17:41 IST
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Akshay Kumar strikes gold at the box office!

Last week’s release Brothers opened well at the box office.

The film has recorded the second highest weekend opening after Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Saturday was an especially good day at the box office, since it was a national holiday for Independence Day.

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


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: New

BO verdict: Decent opening

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: 1

BO verdict: Poor

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: 1

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: 2

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: 3

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: 4

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

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