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Kurbaan: Rave reviews, slow opening

Last updated on: November 23, 2009 18:44 IST
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Despite rave reviews, Kurbaan had a slow opening and that dropped further over the weekend.

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



Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, Dia Mirza, Om Puri and Kirron Kher.
Director: Rensil D'Silva.
Stylish photography, good performances.

Too many loopholes, too long.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Slow opening.


Tum Mile

Cast: Soha Ali Khan, Emraan Hashmi
Director: Kunal Deshmukh.
Fabulous soundtrack and good performances from the lead pair.

Fluctuating moods.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Cast: Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Darshan Jariwala and Upen Patel
Director: Raj Kumar Santoshi.
Ranbir Kapoor rocks.

Too melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Hit.



Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mugdha Godse and Manoj Bajpai
Director: Madhur Bhandarkar.
Neil Nitin Mukesh.

Shoddy detailing, cardboard characters and laughable dialogues.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


London Dreams

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan, Asin
Director: Vipul Shah.
Salman Khan.

Lacks soul.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Ritesh Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez.
Director: Sujoy Ghosh.
Big B.

Sloppy script and lacklustre visuals.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Fruit & Nut

Cast: Boman Irani, Cyrus Broacha, Dia Mirza, and Mahesh Manjrekar.
Director: Kunal Vijaykar.
Dia Mirza.

Sloppy script and dimwit humour.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta, Katrina Kaif and Zayed Khan.
Director: Anthony D'Souza.
Stunning underwater photography.

Ridiculous plot, inane dialogues and bad direction.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.


All The Best

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Mugdha Godse and Johnny Lever.
Director: Rohit Shetty.
Johnny Lever.

No real plot to speak of.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Average.


Main Aurr Mrs Khanna

Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sohail Khan and Nauheed Cyrusi.
Director: Prem Soni.

Silly story and dull performances.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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