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Box Office: Will Rangoon be the biggest debacle of the year?

February 27, 2017 13:49 IST

The hits and misses of the week.

With a poor opening response and disastrous weekend, Rangoon is slated to become the biggest debacle of the year.

The Ghazi Attack has sustained well even though on low figures but it is nowhere near recovery yet.

Running Shaadi and Irada are poor at the box office.

Jolly LLB 2 hasn't recovered yet either.


Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Over-the-top spectacle, a hotchpotch of conflicts that don’t mix well. 

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Poor opening.

Read the reviews: Raja Sen/ Sukanya Verma


The Ghazi Attack

Cast: Rana Daggubati, Kay Kay Menon, Atul Kulkarni, Taapsee Pannu.

Director: Sankalp Reddy.

What works: Nail-biting thriller, riveting war story.

What doesn't: Over-dramatised.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here

Running Shaadi

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Amit Sadh.

Director: Amit Roy.

What works: The Bihari tadka.

What doesn't: Everything else!

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the review here


Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Sagarika Ghatge, Divya Dutta

Director: Aparnaa Singh.

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Sloppy editing, doesn't hold your attention.

Number of weeks: 1.

BO verdict: Poor.

Read the reviews here

Jolly LLB 2

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Saurabh Shukla, Annu Kapoor

Director: Subhash Kapoor

What works: Good performances, fun dialogues and well-directed.

What doesn't: Predictable.

Number of weeks: 2.

BO verdict: Above average.

Read the review here


Kung Fu Yoga

Cast: Jackie Chan, Sonu Sood, Disha Patani, Amyra Dastur.

Director: Stanley Tong

What works: Jackie Chan.

What doesn't: Lousy acting, bad CGI, terrible dialogues, illogical film.

Number of weeks: 3.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here



Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy.

Director: Sanjay Gupta.

What works: Hrithik Roshan.

What doesn't: Predictable story, slow first half.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here: Sukanya VermaNamrata Thakker



Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Director: Rahul Dholakia.

What works: Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

What doesn't: Script and narration doesn't grab you.

Number of weeks: 4.

BO verdict: Below Average.

Read the reviews here: Saisuresh SivaswamyPrasanna Zore


Coffee With D

Cast: Sunil Grover, Pankaj Tripathi.

Director: Vishal Mishra

What works: Good performances, a few genuinely funny scenes.

What doesn't: Poorly executed, boring music.

Number of weeks: 5.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Ok Jaanu

Cast: Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah, Leela Samson

Director: Shaad Ali

What works: Beautiful cinematography.

What doesn't: Shaad Ali cannot pull off a remake of the well-made original, O Kadhal Kanmani.

Number of weeks: 6.

BO verdict: Flop.

Read the review here