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Box office: Tanu Weds Manu Returns gets impressive opening

Last updated on: May 25, 2015 17:56 IST

Kangana Ranaut scores again!

The Indian Premiere League semi-final and final cricket matches did not hamper the box office fate of last week's release Tanu Weds Manu Returns. The film got rave reviews, and has struck gold!

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


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: New

BO verdict:Impressive opening

Read the review here

Bombay Velvet

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar

Director: Anurag Kashyap

What works: Good production values and terrific detailing, good music.

What doesn't: Shallow film that loses steam midway, half-baked characters.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict:Flop.

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma/ Aseem Chhabra


Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee.

Director: Shoojit Sircar

What works: Brilliant performances, good story

What doesn't: Abrupt end.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict: Hit

Read the reviews here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

Kuch Kuch Locha Hai

Cast: Sunny Leone, Ram Kapoor, Evelyn Sharma

Director: Devang Dholakia

What works: Sunny Leone!

What doesn't: Bad performances, a horrible script.

Number of weeks: 2

BO verdict:Flop.

Read the review here

Gabbar Is Back

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Kareena Kapoor, Suman Talwar, Sunil Grover

Director: Krish

What works: Akshay Kumar and Sunil Grover's performance.

What doesn't: Melodramatic plot, bad direction

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict:Below average.

Read the review here