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Singham does very good business at box office

July 25, 2011 15:28 IST

Ajay Devgn got yet another winner on his hands with Singham, which did very good business over the weekend, especially in single-screen theatres.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs do not reflect rediff's views.


Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kajal Agarwal, Prakash Raj
Director: Rohit Shetty.

Great action, must watch for Devgn fans.

Wafer-thin plot, poor dialogues.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Very good.

Review 1 | 2

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin
Director: Zoya Akhtar.

Fun film, brilliantly made.

Slow second half

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Good at multiplxes.

Review 1 | 2

Murder 2

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Jacqueline Fernandez.
Director: Mohit Suri.

Steamy scenes.

Bad Chemistry.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Hit.


Chillar Party 

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanath Menon.
Directors: Nitesh Tiwari and Vikas Bahl.

Plenty of laughs.

Foisted climax.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Average.


Delhi Belly

Cast: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapoor, Shenaz Treasurey, Poorna Jagannathan
Director: Abhinay Deo.

Great plot, great laughs.

Hindi version is a letdown

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Hit.


Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Raveena Tandon and Sonu Sood

 Director: Puri Jagannadh

Amitabh Bachchan.

Not well-crafted film.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Double Dhamaal

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Aashish Chaudhary and Mallika Sherawat.
Director: Indra Kumar.

Last 20 minutes have some humour.

Overdose of slapstick comedy, over-the-top performances.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Hit.


Bheja Fry 2

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Minissha Lamba, Kay Kay Menon
Director: Sagar Ballary.

Vinay Pathak.

Brainless humour.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Average.


Always Kabhi Kabhi

Cast: Ali Fazal, Giselle Monteiro, Zoa Morani, Satyajeet Dubey.
Director: Roshan Abbas.

Zoa Morani.

Tacky film.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Bhindi Bazaar Inc.

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Prashant Narayanan, Pawan Malhotra, Caterina Lopez
Director: Ankush Bhatt.

Prashant Narayanan.

Immature script.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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