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Box Office: Fuddu, Anna flop

October 17, 2016 16:49 IST
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The hits and misses of the week.

Last week's releases, Fuddu and Annahave met with a disastrous fate at the box office.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict.



Cast:  Shubham, Swati Kapoor

Director: Sunil Subramani

What works: Good performances, unusual story line

What doesn't: Silly ending, unnecessary songs

Number of weeks: New

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, in depth, the details of Anna's political life.

Number of weeks: New

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: 1

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: 1

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: 2

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: 3

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: 3

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: 3

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: 4

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here


Raaz: Reboot

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Kriti Kharbanda

Director: Vikram Bhatt

What works: Decent music

What doesn't: Same old story, cliched dialogues

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here 

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