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Box Office: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 flops

July 31, 2018 09:05 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

Tigmanshu Dhulia's Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 saw a poor opening at the box office.

Shashank Khaitan's Dhadak maintained well during its second weekend and ended up with above average collections.

Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.


Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Jimmy Shergill, Mahie Gill, Chitrangada Singh.
Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia.
What works: Tough!
What doesn't: Tigmanshu Dhulia's direction, shoddy performances, bad dialogues.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Poor opening.



Cast: Ishaan Khatter, Janhvi Kapoor, Ashutosh Rana.
Director: Shashank Khaitan.
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Not as well-made as the original film, Sairat, disappointing.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Above average.



Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Tapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi.
Director: Shaad Ali.
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Second half wallows in heartbreak and pity.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Below average.



Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Jim Sarbh.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani.
What works: Ranbir Kapoor is brilliant, the rest of the cast lends good support.
What doesn't: Predictable story, omits large parts of Sanjay Dutt's life, paints it rosy.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Hit.


Race 3

Cast: Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bobby Deol, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem, Freddy Daruwala.
Director: Remo D'Souza.
What works: Good action sequences.
What doesn't: Too long, too loud, no story.
Number of weeks: 6.
Box Office verdict: Average.


Kaala (in Hindi)

Cast: Rajinikanth, Nana Patekar, Eswari Rao, Huma Qureshi, Anjali Patil, Samuthirakani, Dileepan.
Director: Pa. Ranjith.
What works: Rajinikanth's style, the fabulous climax.
What doesn't: Very little action scenes from Rajinikanth, Huma Qureshi disappoints.
Number of weeks: 7.
Box Office verdict: Flop.


Veere Di Wedding

Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, Shikha Talsania, Sumeet Vyas.
Director: Shashanka Ghosh.
What works: Locations and Sakshi Talsania and Sumeet Vyas.
What doesn't: Weak script and editing.
Number of weeks: 8.
Box Office verdict: Hit.


Bhavesh Joshi

Cast: Harshvardhan Kapoor.
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane.
What works: Harshvardhan Kapoor shows promise; is a fine, behavioural actor.
What doesn't: Motwane's storytelling lacks movement. Self-conscious dialogues. 
Number of weeks: 8.
Box Office verdict: Flop.



Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Jackie Shroff, kay Kay Menon, Shriya Saran, Mahie Gill, Pankaj Tripathi.
Director: Karan Butani.
What works: Nothing.
What doesn't: Old, dated film with neither substance nor sense nor a story line.
Number of weeks: 8.
Box Office verdict: Flop.



Cast: John Abraham, Diana Penty, Boman Irani, Anuja Sathe.
Director: Abhishek Sharma.
What works: Based on true events, fascinating script.
What doesn't: John Abraham performance, bad execution and lack of detailing.
Number of weeks: 9.
Box Office verdict: Semi hit.

Vinod Mirani