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Flop show continues to dog Bollywood

Last updated on: April 12, 2010 18:33 IST

Of last week's releases, Prince fared better than the other two --  The Japanese Wife and Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai .

Prince had a fair opening at single screens while the going was average at multiplexes. The Japanese Wife opened at few screens and went generally unoticed, while Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai was poor overall.

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.




Prince

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Aruna Shields, Neeru Bajwa and Nandana Sen.
Director: Kookie V Gulati.
TGood action ough.

Good action sequences.

No story to speak of.

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

Review




The Japanesse Wife

Cast: Rahul Bose, Raima Sen and Chigusa Takaku.
Director: Aparna Sen.
Wonderfully shot.

Too brief and simplistic.

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

Review




Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai

Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Vishla Malhotra and Sonal Sehgal.
Director: Milap Zaveri.
Jacqueline Fernandez is delightful.

Weak gags.

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

Review




Tum Milo Tho Sahi

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

Forced songs and predictable climax.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Sadiyaan

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

Long annoying film.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




The Great Indian Butterfly

Cast: Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sammer Dattani.
Director: Shyam Benegal.
Great performance from Sandhya Mridhul, Aamir Bashir and Koel Puri.

Outdated.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 2.
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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Mittal vs Mittal

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

Predictable climax.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review



Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results