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No takers for Crook, Do Dooni Chaar

October 11, 2010 16:13 IST

Last week's releases -- Do Dooni Chaar and Crook -- did not appeal to the viewers. While Do Dooni Char saw below average collections at the box office, Crook was poor.

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.




Crook: It's Good to be Bad

Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Neha Sharma and Arjan Bajwa.
Director: Mohi Suri.

Noble topic, good music.

Weak script.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Below average opening.

Review




Do Dooni Char

Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev and Archit Krishna.
Director: Habib Faizal.

Rishi is in top form.

Limiting script.

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

Review




Robot

Cast: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa.
Director: Shankar.

Rajnikanth rocks. Great special effects.

Too long.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Anjaana Anjaani

Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra.
Director: Siddharth Anand.

Good production values and excellent music. Ranbir performs well.

Daft screenplay.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review




Khichdi: The Movie

Cast:
Supriya Pathak, Anang Desai, Rajeev Mehta, Jamnadas Majethia, Nimisha Vakharia, Kirti Kulhari, Kesar Majethia, Markand Soni. 
Director: Aaatish Kapadia.

Clean comedy.

Too many gags.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Dabangg

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Dimple Kapadia, Vinod Khanna, Sonu Sood.
Director: Abhinav Kashyap.

Salman Khan rocks!

No story line to speak of.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Super hit.

Review




We Are Family

Cast: Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal.
Director: Siddharth Malhotra.
Kajol is charming.

Melodramatic and contrived.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




The Film Emotional Atyachar

Cast: Kalki Koechlin, Ravi Kissen, Vinay Pathak, Ranvir Shorey, Abhimanyu Singh.
Director: Akshay Shere.
Mercifully short.

No story, poor performances.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Peepli Live

Cast: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghubir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Malaika Shenoy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Naseeruddin Shah.
Director: Anusha Rizvi
Never a dull moment. Well-researched, brilliantly-written and effectively documented.

Can't think of any.

Number of weeks: 8.
BO Verdict: Hit.

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: 10.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

Last week's box office results