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Mixed opening for Salman's Veer

Last updated on: January 25, 2010 17:37 IST

Despite bad reviews, Salman Khan's Veer did well at single screen theatres. But it was not as lucky in multiplexes.

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.



Cast: Salman Khan, Zarine Khan, Jackie Shroff, Mithun.
Director: Anil Sharma.
Salman Khan.

Cliched and dated.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Good opening in single-screen theatres, bad show at multiplexes.


Chance Pe Dance

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Genelia
Director: Ken Ghosh.
Shahid's fab dance moves.

Predictable script.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Pyaar Impossible

Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Uday Chopra, Dino Morea
Director: Jugal Hansraj.
Priyanka looks hot.

Predictable script.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Dulha Mil Gaya

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Fardeen Khan, J
ohnny Lever, Ishitta Sharma
Director: Mudassar Aziz.
Breathtaking locales.


Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Accident on Hill Road

Cast: Celina Jaitley, Farooque Sheikh, Abhimanyu Singh.
Director: Mahesh Nair.
Celina's new look.

Unnecessary songs, terrible dialogues, poorly-made film.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Raat Gayi Baat Gayi

Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia.
Director: Saurabh Shukla.
Entertaining in parts.

Shoddy detailing, bad dialogues.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Bolo Raam

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Padmini Kolhapure.
Director: Rakesh Chaturvedi.

Brilliant actors wasted.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

3 Idiots

Cast: Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani and Kareena Kapoor.
Director: Rajkumar Hirani.
Excellent performances, very well directed film.

Quite long.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Superhit.


Rocket Singh Salesman of the Year

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Shazahn Padamsee, Prem Chopra and Gauhar Khan.
Director: Shimit Amin.
Ranbir is excellent.

Slow first half.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan.
Director: R Balki.
Touching story, Amitabh Bachchan excels.

Patchy editing.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Steady.


Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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