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No takers for Fruit & Nut

October 26, 2009 18:33 IST

After some bumper Diwali releases, last week's release -- Fruit & Nut -- was quite a let down. The film opened very poorly.

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

 




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: New.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.

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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: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

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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: 1.
BO Verdict: Holds steady.

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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.





Wake Up Sid

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Shikha Talsania, Namit Das.
Director: Ayan Mukherji.
Lilting music, good performances from Rabir, Konkona

Not much of a plot.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Steady run at multiplexes.

Review





Do Knot Disturb

Cast: Govinda, Lara Dutta, Sushmita Sen, Ritesh Deshmukh, Ranvir Shorey, Rajpal Yadav, Sohail Khan.
Director: David Dhawan.
Good one-liners.

Weak story.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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What's Your Rashee?

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Harman Baweja.
Director: Ashutosh Gowariker.
Priyanka rocks.

Too long.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Fast Forward

Cast:Vinod Khanna, Mahesh Manjrekar, Siddhanth Karnick, Sabina Sheema Rehan Khan and Akshay Kapoor.
Director: Zaigham Ali Syed.
Good choreography.

Tacky script.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.




Wanted

Cast: Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia Azmi, Mahesh Manjrekar, Govind Namdeo, Prakash Raj.
Director: Prabhu Deva.
Salman aces.

Tacky scenes.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review


Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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