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Box Office: Raanjhanaa does well, Shortcut Romeo is a disaster

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 17:57 IST
Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor in  Raanjhanaa
Last Friday saw three releases -- Raanjhanaa, Shortcut Romeo and Enemmy -- at the box office. While Raanjhanna opened slowly, it picked up over the weekend. Shortcut Romeo and Enemmy are disasters.

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

Raanjhanaa

Cast: Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol

Director: Aanand L Rai

What works: Terrific performance by Dhanush, great music by A R Rahman.

What doesn't: Second half drags

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Fared very well over the weekend.

Read the review here

Shortcut Romeo

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 17:57 IST
Ameesha Patel and Neil Nitin Mukesh in Shortcut Romeo

Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Ameesha Patel, Puja Gupta

Director: Susi Ganesan

What works: Well shot, good performances by Neil Nitin Mukesh and Ameesha Patel

What doesn't: Bizarre twists, plot has loopholes, mediocre music.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Disaster.

Read the review here

Enemmy

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 17:57 IST
Suniel Shettty in Enemmy

Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Suniel Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Johnny Lever, Mahaakshay

Director: Ashu Trikha

What works: Mithun Chakraborty and Suniel Shetty's perforrmances

What doesn't: Weak script, poorly directed.

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Opens poorly.

Read the review here

Fukrey

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 17:57 IST
Pulkit Samrat in Fukrey

Cast: Richa Chadda, Ali Fazal, Pukit Samrat, Manojit Singh, Varun Sharma

Director: Mrighdeep Singh Lamba

What works: Good performances, a few gags

What doesn't: We've seen it all before.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Will sail through safely

Read the reveiw here

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 17:57 IST
Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kalki Koechlin and Aditya Roy Kapur

Director: Ayan Mukerji

What works: Good performances, great storyline

What doesn't: Too long

Number of weeks: 3

BO verdict: Blockbuster

Read the reviews here and here