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Things are not looking good for Aisha at BO

August 09, 2010 16:09 IST

Though beautifully shot and packaged, Sonam Kapoor's Aisha has not been able to make a mark at the box office.

Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai, however is still going great guns.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives us the box office verdict for the week.

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




Aisha

Cast: Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol, Ira Dubey, Lisa Haydon, Amrita Puri, Cyrus Sahukar, Arunoday Singh.
Director: Rajshree Ojha

Beautifully shot, great styling & makeup; good music.

Too superficial.

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

Review




Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Kangna Ranaut, Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai.
Director: Milan Luthria

Good performances, direction, writing, music.

First half drags a bit

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review




Khatta Meetha

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Trisha Krishnan, Johnny Lever, Rajpal Yadav, Asrani, Manoj Joshi
Director: Priyadarshan.
Witty. Akshay is energetic and sincere.

Too long.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Lamhaa

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Kunal Kapoor.
Director: Rahul Dholakia.
Honest and practical.

Songs appear abruptly.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Udaan

Cast: Rajat Barmecha, Ronit Roy, Aayan Boradia.
Director: Vikramaditya Motwane.
Rajat Barmecha.

Hard to find.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Tere Bin Laden

Cast: Ali Zafar, Pradhuman Singh.
Director: Abhishek Sharma.
Good performances.

Low budget, therefore most of the film is restricted to the interiors.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Milenge Milenge

Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor.
Director: Satish Kaushik.
Kareena Kapoor.

Stale

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Red Alert - The War Within

Cast: Suneil Shetty, Sameera Reddy, Vinod Khanna, Seema Biswas, Ayesha Dharker, Seema Biswas, Naseeruddin Shah, Gulshan Grover.
Director: Anant Narayan Mahadevan.
Brave foray into hitherto unexplored territory.

Trivialises a very serious issue.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




I Hate Luv Storys

Cast: Imran Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Samir Soni, Bruna Abdullah, Samir Dattani.
Director: Punit Malhotra
Good performance from Samir Soni. Lovely songs.

Very cliched. Filled with masala.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Mr Singh Mrs Mehta

Cast: Aruna Shields, Prashant Narayanan, Naved Aslam and Lucy Hassan.
Director: Pravesh Bhardwaj

Prashant is good, deft handling of infidelity.

Slow pace.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results