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Katrina, Ranbir score a ghazab hit

November 09, 2009 16:50 IST

Of the two films releases last week, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani is a hit.

The other release Jail recorded very weak collections despite critical appreciation.

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

 




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: New.
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: New.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.

Review





London Dreams

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

Lacks soul.

Number of weeks: 1.
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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Fruit & Nut

Cast: Boman Irani, Cyrus Broacha, Dia Mirza, and Mahesh Manjrekar.
Director: Kunal Vijaykar.
Dia Mirza.

Sloppy script and dimwit humour.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Blue

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta, Katrina Kaif and Zayed Khan.
Director: Anthony D'Souza.
Stunning underwater photography.

Ridiculous plot, inane dialogues and bad direction.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





All The Best

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu, Mugdha Godse and Johnny Lever.
Director: Rohit Shetty.
Johnny Lever.

No real plot to speak of.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review





Main Aurr Mrs Khanna

Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sohail Khan and Nauheed Cyrusi.
Director: Prem Soni.
Tough!

Silly story and dull performances.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Acid Factory

Cast: Fardeen Khan, Irrfan Khan, Manoj Bajpai, Dino Morea, Danny Denzongpa, Dia Mirza and Aftab Shivdasani.
Director: Suparn Verma.
Stylish opening credits

Poor dialogues, done-to-death action sequences, and an amateurishly handled climax.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





3 Nights 4 Days

Cast: Anuj Sawhney, Sameer Aftab, Farid Amiri, Hrishita Bhatt, Madhuri Bhattacharya, Pinky Harwani and Sanda Caktas.
Director: Devang Dholakia.
Dialogues are funny at places.

Too many songs.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.


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