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Ranbir's Rocket Singh faces rejection

December 14, 2009 18:02 IST

Despite rave reviews, the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year did not find any takers at the box office.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs reflect rediff's views.

 




Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Shazahn Padamsee, Prem Chopra and Gauhar Khan.
Director: Shimit Amin.
Ranbir is excellent.

Slow first half.

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

Review




Paa 

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan.
Director: R Balki.
Touching story, Amitabh Bachchan excels.

Patchy editing.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Steady.

Review





Radio 

Cast: Himesh Reshammiya, Shenaz Treasurywala, Sonal Sehgal.
Director: Ishaan Trivedi.
The music is okay.

Himesh tries too hard, poor dialogues.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





De Dana Dan 

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Neha Dhupia, Paresh Rawal, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Asrani, Shakti Kapoor and Archana Puran Singh.
Director: Priyadarshan.
Neha Dhupia looks yummy.

Loud, long and stupid.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Kurbaan 

Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, Dia Mirza, Om Puri and Kirron Kher.
Director: Rensil D'Silva.
Stylish photography, good performances.

Too many loopholes, too long.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Tum Mile

Cast: Soha Ali Khan, Emraan Hashmi
Director: Kunal Deshmukh.
Fabulous soundtrack and good performances from the lead pair.

Fluctuating moods.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Cast: Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Darshan Jariwala and Upen Patel
Director: Raj Kumar Santoshi.
Ranbir Kapoor rocks.

Too melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review





Jail

Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mugdha Godse and Manoj Bajpai
Director: Madhur Bhandarkar.
Neil Nitin Mukesh.

Shoddy detailing, cardboard characters and laughable dialogues.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





London Dreams

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan, Asin
Director: Vipul Shah.
Salman Khan.

Lacks soul.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Aladin

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Ritesh Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez.
Director: Sujoy Ghosh.
Big B.

Sloppy script and lacklustre visuals.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review



Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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