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Audience laps up Love Aaj Kal

Last updated on: August 04, 2009 11:53 IST
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Saif Ali Khan can relax a little because it looks like his first production Love Aaj Kal has gone down quite well with the audience. The movie had a sustained collection over the weekend, especially in the Metros. However, its high cost will make recovery tough.

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.

Love Aaj Kal

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Rishi Kapoor.
Director: Imtiaz Ali.

Saif does well, unique story, great music.

Second half is an over-melodramatic drag.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Works in multiplexes.



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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop


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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


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: 3.
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: 2.
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: 3.
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: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


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: 3.
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: 4.
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: 5.
BO Verdict: Hit.


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