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Box Office: Salman Khan's Kick is a hit

Last updated on: July 28, 2014 19:14 IST

Image: Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in Kick

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

Salman Khan's Kick got a huge opening at the box office, collecting an unprecedented Rs 83.84 crore over the weekend.

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

Kick

Cast: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nawazuddin Siddique

Director: Sajid Nadiadwala

What works: Salman Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique

What doesn't: Lack of a story

Number of weeks: New

Box Office verdict: Hit

Read the review here: Raja Sen / Sukanya Verma

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Hate Story 2

Image: Surveen Chawla and Jai Bhanushali in Hate Story 2

Cast: Surveen Chawla, Jai Bhanushali, Sushant Singh

Director: Vivek Agnihotri

What works: Good soundtrack.

What doesn't: Bad performances, poor script.

Number of weeks: 1

Box Office verdict: Hit.

Read the review here

Pizza 3D

Image: Akshay Oberoi in Pizza 3D

Cast: Akshay Oberoi, Parvathy Ommanakuttan

Director: Akshay Akkineni

What works: Great twist in the tale.

What doesn't: The 3D gimmicks.

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here

 

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya

Image: Alia Bhatt with Varun Dhawan in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya

Cast: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Shukla

Director: Shashank Khaitan

What works: A poor man's Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Humpty Sharma is a goofy, fun film with nice songs.

What doesn't: Poor ending.

Number of weeks: 2

Box Office verdict: Hit

Read the review here

Bobby Jasoos

Image: Supriya Pathak, Vidya Balan and Tanvi Azmi in Bobby Jasoos

Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Kiran Kumar, Supriya Pathak, Tanvi Azmi

Director: Samar Shaikh

What works: Good performances.

What doesn't: Bad songs, bad subplots, shabby direction.

Number of weeks: 3

Box Office verdict: Flop

Read the review here