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Box Office: Ugly opens poorly

December 29, 2014 16:57 IST

Ronit Roy in UglyLast Friday's release Ugly opened poorly at the box office while Aamir Khan's PK, now in its second week, is still going strong.

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

Ugly

Cast: Ronit Roy, Rahut Bhat, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Vineet Kumar

Director: Anurag Kashyap

What works:  Performance, plot and direction

What doesn't: Too dark

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: 

Read the review here

 

PK

Cast: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Sushant Singh Rajput, Saurabh Shukla, Boman Irani

Director: Rajkumar Hirani

What works:  Performances and the humour. 

What doesn't: Melodramatic plot.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Opens well

Read the reviews here: Sukanya Verma/Raja Sen

 

Action Jackson

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Yami Gautam, Manasvi Mamgai, Kunaal Roy Kapur

Director: Prabhudheva.

What works: It's so bad, it's good!

What doesn't: An assault on the nerves, a very strange plot.

Number of weeks: 4

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Ungli

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Kangna Ranaut, Neil Bhoopalam, Angad Bedi

Director: Rensil D'Silva

What works: Promising screenplay.

What doesn't: Melodramatic story, very repetitive.

Number of weeks: 5

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here