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Murder 2 has an outstanding opening weekend

July 11, 2011 18:43 IST

Murder 2 was a pleasant surprise on the film trade front with an outstanding opening weekend collections. On the other hand Chillar Party has not been able to find much favour from the kids.

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

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs do not reflect rediff's views.

Murder 2

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez.
Director: Mohit Suri.

Steamy scenes.

Bad Chemistry.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Good opening.


Chillar Party 

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanath Menon.
Directors: Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl.

Plenty of laughs.

Foisted climax.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Average.


Delhi Belly

Cast: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapoor, Shenaz Treasurey, Poorna Jagannathan
Director: Abhinay Deo.

Great plot, great laughs.

Hindi version is a letdown

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Hit.


Bbuddah Hoga Tera Baap

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Raveena Tandon and Sonu Sood

 Director: Puri Jagannadh

Amitabh Bachchan.

Not well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Double Dhamaal

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Aashish Chaudhary and Mallika Sherawat.
Director: Indra Kumar.

Last 20 minutes have some humour.

Overdose of slapstick comedy, over-the-top performances.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Hit.


Bheja Fry 2

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Minissha Lamba, Kay Kay Menon
Director: Sagar Ballary.

Vinay Pathak.

Brainless humour.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.


Always Kabhi Kabhi

Cast: Ali Fazal, Giselle Monteiro, Zoa Morani, Satyajeet Dubey.
Director: Roshan Abbas.

Zoa Morani.

Tacky film.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Poor response.


Bhindi Bazaar Inc.

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan, Pawan Malhotra, Caterina Lopez
Director: Ankush Bhatt.

Prashant Narayanan.

Immature script.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Poor response.


Bin Bulaye Baraaati

Cast: Aftab Shivdasani, Priyanka Kothari, Gulshan Grover, Om Puri
Director: Chandrakant Singh.


Old cheesy jokes.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.


Cast: Salman Khan, Asin
Director: Anees Bazmee.

Salman and Asin.


Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Hit.

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Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results