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Will Luck get lucky at the box office?

Last updated on: July 27, 2009 19:16 IST
Soham Shah's Luck found some favour with single screen audience but little at multiplexes. With its high priece tag, poor content and lukewarm response, it's set to be a loser.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office report.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs reflect rediff's views.


Cast: Imran Khan, Shruti Haasan, Sanjay Dutt, Mithun Chakraborty, Danny Denzongpa, Chitrashi Rawat, Ravi Kissen.
Director: Sohan Shah.
Good concept.

Tacky and boring film.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Works in single-screen theatres but not as well in multiplexes.


Perfect Mismatch

Cast: Anubhav Anand, Nandana Sen, Boman Irani.
Director: Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad.
Decent performances.

An amateurish attempt at making a film.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Poor.


Cast: Adhyayan Suman, Shahana Goswami, Humayun Saeed and Anjana Sukhani.
Director: Raksha and Hasnain.
Great music, Humayun is quite a find.

Poor script, bad performances from the rest of the cast.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Dekh Re Dekh

Cast: Siddharth Koirala, Gracy Singh, Raghuveer Yadav, Vijay Raaz.
Director: Rahat Kazmi.

Poor screenplay, poor film.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Short Kut: The Con Is On

Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao.
Director: Neeraj Vora.
Good comic scenes.

Arshad disappoints, poor story.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Sankat City

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Rahul Dev, Manoj Pahwa, Rimii Sen.
Director: Pankaj Advani.
The film has its great moments.


Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Picked up over the weekend.


Morning Walk

Cast: Anupam Kher, Sharmila Tagore, Rajat Kapoor, Divya Dutta,
Director: Arup Dutta.
Refreshing film with a good plot.

Sub-plots and badly-timed songs interfere with the main story. Film drags.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Kambakkht Ishq

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor.
Director: Sabbir Khan.
A gorgeous Kareena, cool stunts.

Mindless and loud comedy.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.

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New York

Cast: John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Irrfan Khan.
Director: Kabir Khan.
Great performances, well-directed film.

Filmi climax.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Hit.



Cast: Amarjeet Shukla, Tulip Joshi, Lucky Ali, Deepal Shaw, Shahwar Ali, Sharat Saxena and Rauf Lala.
Director: Sunil Tiwari.
Good music.

Defies logic.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.