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Box Office: Humshakals opens well

June 23, 2014 18:57 IST

Image: Ram Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh in Humshakals

Here's looking at the hits and flops of the week.

Despite bad reviews, Sajid Khan's Humshakals has managed to do reasonably well in its opening weekend. But the film's high costs may pose a problem.

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


Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Esha Gupta, Tamannaah

Director: Sajid Khan

What works: Riteish Deshmukh's acting

What doesn't: Bad acting, bad script, bad humour.

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Decent opening

Read the review here



Image: Movie poster of Fugly

Cast: Jimmy Shergill, Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh, Kiara Advani, Arif Lamba

Director: Kabir Sadanand.

What works: Noble intentions.

What doesn't: Too many loopholes in the script. We've seen it all before.

Number of weeks: 1

Box Office verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty

Image: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in Holiday

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Sumeet Raghavan, Freddy Daruwala, Govinda

Director: A R Murugadoss.

What works: Akshay Kumar.

What doesn't: Too long and boring.

Number of weeks: 2

Box Office verdict: Hit.

Read the review here


Image: Poster of Filmistaan

Cast: Sharib Hashmi, Inaamulhaq

Director: Nitin Kakkar.

What works: Terrific plot, good performances.

What doesn't: Nothing.

Number of weeks: 2

Box Office verdict: Flop.

Read the review here


Image: A scene from Citylights

Cast: Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha.

Director: Hansal Mehta.

What works: Terrific performances, good cinematography.

What doesn't: Bad music undoes the film's drama.

Number of weeks: 3.

Box Office verdict: Below average.

Read the review here