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Last week's release Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 starring Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol opened poorly at the box office.
Thanks to a weak storyline and mindless gags, the film failed to draw audiences to the theatres.
Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict for the week.
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2
Cast: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Neha Sharma, Kristina Akheeva.
Director: Sangeeth Sivan
What works: The cast
What doesn't: Bad jokes, prolonged second half drags
Number of weeks: New
BO verdict: Poor opening
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin and Aditya Roy Kapur
Director: Ayan Mukerji
What works: Good performances, great storyline
What doesn't: Length
Number of weeks: 1
BO verdict: Blockbuster
Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Vir Das and Puja Gupta
Director: Krishna D K and Raj Nidimoru
What works: Kunal Khemu, well-written dialogues and some good moments.
What doesn't: Too much gore
Number of weeks: 4
BO verdict: Flop
Cast: Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor
Director: Mohit Suri
What works: Good music
What doesn't: Amateur performances, poorly-directed film
Number of weeks: 5
BO verdict: Hit