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Kites fail to soar

May 31, 2010 17:59 IST

Despite no movie releases, Kites failed to draw in the crowds.

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.




Kites

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: 1.
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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Bal Hanuman

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

Very filmi

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Badmaash Company

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

Weak plot

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review 1 | 2




Housefull

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, Deepika Padukone, Ritesh Deshmukh, Arjun Rampal, Boman Irani, Chunky Pandey.
Director: Sajid Khan.
Tough.

Lame humour, bad acting, senseless plot

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Semi-hit.

Review




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: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Paathshaala

Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia Azmi and Nana Patekar.
Director: Milind Ukey.
Has its heart in the right place.

Very dull and outdated.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Phoonk 2

Cast: Sudeep, Amrita Khanvilkar, Rishabh Jain and Ahsaas Channa.
Director: Milind Gadagkar
Some scenes make you jump.

Too noisy.

Number of weeks: 6.
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: 7.
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: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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