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Flop show continues at the box office

April 26, 2010 17:22 IST

All the seven releases -- City Of Gold, Apartment, Muskurake Dekh Zara, Kuchh Kariye, Mumbai 118, Sapno Ke Desh Mein and Bird Idol -- got a poor response at the box office. Some of them have been discontinued after a couple of shows.

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.




City of Gold

Cast: Shashank Shende, Seema Biswas, Kashmira Shah and Sachin Khedekar.
Director: Mahesh Manjrekar.
Great performances by the cast.

Not for everyone.

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

Review




Paathshaala

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia Azmi and Nana Patekar.
Director: Milind Ukey.
Tough.

Influenced by 70s Bollywood.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Phoonk 2

Cast: Sudeep, Amrita Khanvilkar, Rishabh Jain and Ahsaas Channa.
Director: Milind Gadagkar
Tough.

Influenced by 70s Bollywood.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Prince

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

Influenced by 70s Bollywood.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




The Japanesse Wife

Cast: Rahul Bose, Raima Sen and Chigusa Takaku.
Director: Aparna Sen.
Takaku and Raima perform well.

Rahul lets down the film.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai

Cast: Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Vishla Malhotra and Sonal Sehgal.
Director: Milap Zaveri.
Jacqueline Fernandez and Vishal perform well.

The story could be tighter.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 3.
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: 3.
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: 3.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.

Review



Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results