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Dismal show at the box office continues

April 05, 2010 17:58 IST
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Last week's releases Tum Milo Toh Sahi and Sadiyaan fared poorly at the box office. Pankh and The Great Indian Butterfly too could not draw enough patrons mandatory to hold a show at most places.

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.




Tum Milo Tho Sahi

Cast: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Rehan Khan, Vidya Malvade.
Director: Kabir Sadanand.
Great performance from Nana Patekar and Dimple Kapadia.

Predictable climax.

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

Review




Sadiyaan

Cast: Rekha, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Luv Sinha and Ferena Wazir.
Director: Raj Kanwar.
Tough.

Long annoying film.

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

Review




Pankh

Cast: Bipasha Basu, Maradona Rebello.
Director: Sudipto Chattopadhyay.
Very courageous film.

Director tries to explore too many sub-themes simultaneously.

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

Review




The Great Indian Butterfly

Cast: Sandhya Mridhul, Aamir Bashir and Koel Puri.
Director: Sarthak Das Gupta.
Great performance from Sandhya Mridhul, Aamir Bashir and Koel Puri.

Outdated.

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

Review




Well Done Abba

Cast: Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sammer Dattani.
Director: Shyam Benegal.
Great performance from Boman Irani.

Audience might not relate to situations.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Hum Tum aur Ghost

Cast: Arshad Warsi, Dia Mirza, Boman Irani and Sandhya Mridul.
Director: Kabeer Kaushik.
Dia and Arshad are fun to watch together.

Second half is melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Mittal vs Mittal

Cast: Rohit Roy and Rituparno Sengupta .
Director: Karan Razdan.
Tough.

Predictable climax.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Love Sex Aur Dhokha

Cast: Anshuman Jha, Raj Kumar Yadav, Neha Chauhan, Amit Sial, Arya Devdutta, Herry Tangri .
Director: Dibakar Banerjee.
Great script, editing, cinematography and acting.

Tough.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Lahore

Cast: Aanaahad, Aashish Vidyarthi, Farooq Sheikh, Jeeva, Kelly Dorjee, Mukesh Rishi, Nafisa Ali, Nirmal Pandey, Pramod Moutho, Sabyasachi Chakravarthy, Saurabh Shukla, Shraddha Das, Shraddha Nigam.
Director: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan.
Good fight scenes.

Limited story-telling.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Shaapit

Cast: Aditya Narayan, Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal.
Director: Vikram Bhatt.
Every scene is well woven.

Cliched dialogues, predictable scenes and too many songs.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review



Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results

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