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Pati Patni Aur Woh on its way to becoming a hit!

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December 10, 2019 09:00 IST
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Kartik Aaryan scores a hat-trick of successes with Pati Patni Aur Woh, which is slated to becoming a hit after a good opening weekend.

The week's other release Panipat is below par.

Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict. 

 

Pati Patni Aur Woh

Cast: Kartik Aaryan, Ananya Pandey, Bhumi Pednekar and Aparshakti Khurana.
Director: Mudassar Aziz.
What works: Good performances.
What doesn't: Too much melodrama in the climax.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Good opening.

 

Panipat

Cast: Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon, Sanjay Dutt, Zeenat Aman, Mohnish Bahl and Padmini Kolhapure.
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker.
What works: The battle scene.
What doesn't: Ashutosh Gowariker's lopsided view.
Number of weeks: New.
Box Office verdict: Below average.

 

Commando 3

Cast: Vidyut Jamwal, Adah Sharma and Gulshan Devaiah.
Director: Aditya Datt.
What works: Gulshan Davaiah, as the diabolical, megalomaniacal terrorist
What doesn't: Vidyut Jamwal's acting skills.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Above average.

 

Hotel Mumbai

Cast: Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Armie Hammer, Suhail Nayyar, Amardeep Singh.
Director: Anthony Maras.
What works: Riveting.
What doesn't: It's a gripping depiction but it could have been a lot more.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Below Average.

 

Yeh Saali Aashiqui

Cast: Vardhan Puri, Shivaleeka Oberoi.
Director: Cherag Ruparel.
What works: Many twists and turns in the plot.
What doesn't: Too many loopholes in the script.
Number of weeks: 1.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Pagalpanti

Cast: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Saurabh Shukla, Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Ileana D'Cruz, Urvashi Rautela.
Director: Anees Bazmee.
What works: Nothing!
What doesn't: Very low standard of comedy.
Number of weeks: 2.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Marjaavaan

Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Tara Sutaria, Rakul Preet Singh.
Director: Milap Zaveri.
What works: Full-on masala movie.
What doesn't: Outdated film-making, stale imagination, hysterically hamming actors.
Number of weeks: 3.
Box Office verdict: Average.

 

 

Motichoor Chaknachoor

Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Athiya Shetty.
Director: Debamitra Biswal.
What works: Strong performances.
What doesn't: Tame romance.
Number of weeks: 3.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

 

Bala

Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam and Bhumi Pednekar.
Director: Amar Kaushik.
What works: The cast, the story, the screenplay.
What doesn't: Bhumi Pednekar's tacky make-up.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Superhit.

 

Satellite Shankar

Cast: Sooraj Pancholi and Megha Akash.
Director: Irfan Kamal.
What works: Megha Akash, the second half of the film.
What doesn't: The first half is slow.
Number of weeks: 4.
Box Office verdict: Flop.

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