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Box Office: Guddu Rangeela does average business

July 06, 2015 17:44 IST
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Despite good reviews, Guddu Rangeela fails to work at the box office.

Arshad Warsi and Amit Sadh may be a laugh riot but their onscreen chemistry in Guddu Rangeela did not warm up the audiences.

The week's other releases, Second Hand Husband and Bezubaan Ishq, fared even worse -- they did not find any takers at all.

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

Guddu Rangeela

Cast: Arshad Warsi, Amit Sadh and Aditi Rao Hydari.

Director: Subhash Kapoor.

What works: Great performances.

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

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the review here

Second Hand Husband

Cast: Dharmendra, Gippy Grewal, Tina Ahuja and Geeta Basra.

Director: Sumeep Kang.

What works: Dharmendra's performance, some funny dialogues.

What doesn't: Weak story.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening

Read the review here

Bezubaan Ishq

Cast: Mughda Godse, Sneha Ullal and Nishant Malkani.

Director: Jashwant Ganglani

What works: Nothing!

What doesn't: Poor story, bad dialogues.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the review here


Cast: Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor and Prabhudheva.

Director: Remo D'Souza

What works: Splendid choreography, good acting.

What doesn't: Too long, bad dialogues.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here

Humari Adhuri Kahani

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan and Rajkummar Rao

Director: Mohit Suri

What works: Practically nothing!

What doesn't: Bad performances, too melodramatic, bad direction and story.

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here

Dil Dhadakne Do


Cast: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Rahul Bose

Director: Zoya Akhtar

What works: Fantastic performances, visually stunning, film has some beautiful moments.

What doesn't: Too long, unconvincing end.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

Tanu Weds Manu Returns


Cast: Kangana Ranaut, R Madhavan, Jimmy Shergill, Swara Bhaskar, Eijaz Khan, Deepak Dobriyal.

Director: Aanand L Rai

What works: Kangana and Madhavan, the film ensures a lot of laughs.

What doesn't: Nothing new in the story.

Number of weeks: 6

BO verdict: Blockbuster.

Read the review here

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