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Kareena, Shahid tank at Box office

July 12, 2010 17:00 IST
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Last week saw two releases Milenge Milenge and Red Alert -- The War Within. Both got a very weak response from the audience.

As of now, I Hate Luv Storys is has got an average response, but with no good films scheduled to release this week, it has a fair chance of doing better.

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.

Milenge Milenge

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


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


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: New.
BO Verdict: Poor opening.


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: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.


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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Vikram, Govinda.
Director: Mani Ratnam

Visually stunning, great performances.

Weak screenplay.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review 1 | 2 | 3


Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Katrina Kaif, Nana Patekar, Manoj Bajpai, Arjun Rampal Naseeruddin Shah.
Director: Prakash Jha

Shruti Seth.

Weak screenplay, clunky dialogue and too long.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Hit.



Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Babara Mori, Kangna Ranaut, Kabir Bedi.
Director: Anurag Basu

Hrithik and Babara look hot, film is visually appealing.

Everything else.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review 1 | 2

Bumm Bumm Bole

Cast: Darsheel Safary, Zia, Atul Kulkarni, Rituparna Sengupta.
Director: Priyadarshan
Darsheel shines.

Stretched climax.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Bal Hanuman

Director: Pankaj Sharma.
Must watch for Superman and Spiderman fans.

Very filmi.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Badmaash Company

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Vir Das, Meiyang Chang.
Director: Parmeet Sethi.
Good music and songs.

Weak plot.

Number of weeks: 9.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review 1 | 2

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results

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