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Box Office: Kahaani 2 gets poor opening

December 05, 2016 16:39 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Last week's release Kahaani 2 proved disappointing. That's because there's nothing in common with the earlier movie and Vidya Balan's character failed to come across as gutsy.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly verdict.

Kahaani 2

Cast: Vidya Balan, Arjun Rampal.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh

What works: Great performance by Vidya Balan.

What doesn't: Predictable ending.

Number of weeks: New.

BO verdict: Fair opening.

Read the review here

 

Dear Zindagi

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Angad Bedi, Kunal Kapoor, Ali Zafar.

Director: Gauri Shinde

What works: Great performances, great script, good music, beautiful locales.

What doesn't: Slow paced in the first half.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Average.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen/Sukanya Verma

 

Moh Maya Money

 

Cast: Ranveer Shorey, Neha Dhupia

Director: Munish Bhardwaj

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Poor screenplay and cinematography.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Flop.

 

Force 2

Cast: John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha, Tahir Raj Bhasin

Director: Abhinay Deo

What works: Tahir Raj Bhasin and the action sequences.

What doesn't: Complex plot.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen/Sukanya Verma

 

Tum Bin II

 

Cast: Aditya Seal, Neha Sharma, Aashim Gulati  

Director: Anubhav Sinha

What works: Tough!

What doesn't: Outdated twists, too lengthy, music not impressive.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here

 

Rock On 2

Rock On 2

Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal, Shraddha Kapoor, Purab Kohli, Shashank Arora.

Director: Shujat Saudagar

What works: Beautiful locales.

What doesn't: Wafer-thin plot, poor characterisations, boring music.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Flop

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

 

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Fawad Khan.

Director: Karan Johar.

What works: Good music and locations.

What doesn't: The story doesn't connect with the masses, film's pace is too slow and drags.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma/ Raja Sen

 

Shivaay

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sayyeshaa, Erika Kaar and Abigail Eames.

Director: Ajay Devgn.

What works: Action sequences and good visuals.

What doesn't: Disappointing narrative and story.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Below average.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen/ Sukanya Verma