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Tough times ahead for My Name is Khan

February 16, 2010 17:50 IST
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Last week's release, My Name Is Khan lost steam from Monday onwards after doing well over the three-day weekend. Collections showed a drastic drop on Monday and the film may face a tough time ahead.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

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


My Name is Khan

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Tanay Chheda, Zarina Wahab, Sonya Jehan, Jimmy Shergill, Vinay Pathak
Director: Karan Johar.
Solid performances by Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Zarina Wahab and Tanay Chheda.

Filmi climax.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Loses steam after a good opening.



Cast: Siddharth, Aditya Pancholi, Padmapriya and Nicolette Bird.
Director: Chandan Arora.
Great performances by Siddharth, taut script and fast paced narrative.

Tend to digress.

Number of weeks: 1
BO Verdict: Flop. 



Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi.
Director: Abhishek Chaubey.
Great performances, witty dialogues, very well directed film.

Tame end.

Number of weeks: 2

BO Verdict: Average.



Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ritesh Deshmukh, Sudeep, Paresh Rawal, Rajat Kapoor, Gul Panag, Rajpal Yadav, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, Mohnish Bahl and Neetu Chandra.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Amitabh Bachchan.

Too many to list.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Salman Khan, Zarine Khan, Jackie Shroff, Mithun.
Director: Anil Sharma.
Salman Khan.

Cliched and dated.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Chance Pe Dance

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Genelia
Director: Ken Ghosh.
Shahid's fab dance moves.

Predictable script.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Dulha Mil Gaya

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, J
ohnny Lever, Ishitta Sharma
Director: Mudassar Aziz.
Breathtaking locales.


Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Accident on Hill Road

Cast: Celina Jaitley, Farooque Sheikh, Abhimanyu Singh.
Director: Mahesh Nair.
Celina's new look.

Unnecessary songs, terrible dialogues, poorly-made film.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.


3 Idiots

Cast: Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani and Kareena Kapoor.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani.
Excellent performances, very well directed film.

Quite long.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Superhit.


Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results

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