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Dismal show at the box office continues

April 05, 2010 17:58 IST

Last week's releases Tum Milo Toh Sahi and Sadiyaan fared poorly at the box office. Pankh and The Great Indian Butterfly too could not draw enough patrons mandatory to hold a show at most places.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict.

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




Tum Milo Tho Sahi

Cast: Dimple Kapadia, Nana Patekar, Rehan Khan, Vidya Malvade.
Director: Kabir Sadanand.
Great performance from Nana Patekar and Dimple Kapadia.

Predictable climax.

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

Review




Sadiyaan

Cast: Rekha, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Luv Sinha and Ferena Wazir.
Director: Raj Kanwar.
Tough.

Long annoying film.

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

Review




Pankh

Cast: Bipasha Basu, Maradona Rebello.
Director: Sudipto Chattopadhyay.
Very courageous film.

Director tries to explore too many sub-themes simultaneously.

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

Review




The Great Indian Butterfly

Cast: Sandhya Mridhul, Aamir Bashir and Koel Puri.
Director: Sarthak Das Gupta.
Great performance from Sandhya Mridhul, Aamir Bashir and Koel Puri.

Outdated.

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

Review




Well Done Abba

Cast: Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sammer Dattani.
Director: Shyam Benegal.
Great performance from Boman Irani.

Audience might not relate to situations.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Hum Tum aur Ghost

Cast: Arshad Warsi, Dia Mirza, Boman Irani and Sandhya Mridul.
Director: Kabeer Kaushik.
Dia and Arshad are fun to watch together.

Second half is melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Mittal vs Mittal

Cast: Rohit Roy and Rituparno Sengupta .
Director: Karan Razdan.
Tough.

Predictable climax.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Love Sex Aur Dhokha

Cast: Anshuman Jha, Raj Kumar Yadav, Neha Chauhan, Amit Sial, Arya Devdutta, Herry Tangri .
Director: Dibakar Banerjee.
Great script, editing, cinematography and acting.

Tough.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Lahore

Cast: Aanaahad, Aashish Vidyarthi, Farooq Sheikh, Jeeva, Kelly Dorjee, Mukesh Rishi, Nafisa Ali, Nirmal Pandey, Pramod Moutho, Sabyasachi Chakravarthy, Saurabh Shukla, Shraddha Das, Shraddha Nigam.
Director: Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan.
Good fight scenes.

Limited story-telling.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Shaapit

Cast: Aditya Narayan, Rahul Dev, Shweta Agarwal.
Director: Vikram Bhatt.
Every scene is well woven.

Cliched dialogues, predictable scenes and too many songs.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review



Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results