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Box Office: Tanhaji is a HIT, Chhapaak FLOPS

By Rediff Movies
January 21, 2020 09:00 IST

Jai Mummy Di opened to a poor response at the box office.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is a hit while Chhapaak fails.

Vinod Mirani gives us the weekly box office verdict.

 

Jai Mummy Di

Cast: Sunny Singh, Sonnalli Seygall, Supriya Pathak, Poonam Dhillon.
Director: Navjot Gulati.
What works: Catchy songs like Lamborghini and Mummy Nu Pasand.
What doesn't: Story is neither interesting nor engaging.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Poor opening.

 

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior review

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Jagapathi Babu, Kajol, Sharad Kelkar.
Director: Om Raut.
What works: Visually impressive, terrific 3D, technically slick.
What doesn't: Needless songs, one-note narrative, takes too many creative liberties.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Hit.

 

Chhapaak

Cast: Deepika Padukone, Vikrant Massey.
Director: Meghna Gulzar.
What works: Deepika, the direction, camera, editing.
What doesn't: Not an easy watch.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Shimla Mirchi

Cast: Hema Malini, Rajkummar Rao, Rakul Preet Singh.
Director: Ramesh Sippy.
What works: Rajkummar Rao.
What doesn't: Too dated.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Bhangra Paa Le

Cast: Sunny Kaushal, Rukshar Dhillon, Shriya Pilgaonkar.
Director: Sneha Taurani.
What works: Sunny Kaushal.
What doesn't: Poor direction.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Sab Kushal Mangal

Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Priyaank Sharma, Riva Kishen, Supriya Pathak, Satish Kaushik, Mrunal Jain, Rakesh Bedi.
Director: Karan Vishwanath Kashyap.
What works: Akshaye Khanna's comic villain act evokes laughs.
What doesn't: Climax is a huge let-down.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Good Newwz

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani.
Director: Raj Mehta.
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Too much melodrama in second half, poor editing.
Number of weeks: 3.
Box Office verdict: Hit.

 

Dabangg 3

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sudeep, Saiee Manjrekar and Arbaaz Khan.
Director: Prabhu Deva.
What works: Sonakshi Sinha's punchlines.
What doesn't: Shoddily put together mess.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Average.

 

Mardaani 2

Cast: Rani Mukerji, Rajesh Sharma, Jisshu Sengupta and Vishal Jethwa.
Director: Gopi Puthran.
What works: Rani Mukerji and Vishal Jethwa.
What doesn't: Dialogues lack punch.
Number of weeks: 5.
Box Office verdict: Hit.

 

Body

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Rishi Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala and Vedhika.
Director: Jeethu Joseph.
What works: Rishi Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi and Sobhita Dhulipala's performances.
What doesn't: The film lose its grip in the second.
Number of weeks: 5.
Box Office verdict: Flop.


Vinod Mirani is a veteran pundit on the Bollywood box office.


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