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No cheer for Mallika, John at the box office

October 25, 2010 16:22 IST

It has been the poorest show yet with last week's new releases -- Rakhta Charitra, Jhootha Hi Sahi and Hisss -- registering the lowest collections at the box office.

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.




Hisss

Cast: Mallika Sherawat, Irrfan Khan, Divya Dutta.
Director: Jennifer Lynch.
Mallika looks good.

Tacky, poor special effects.

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

Review




Rakta Charitra

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Suriya, Priyamani.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Acting is okay.

Too much violence and gore.

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

Review




Jhootha Hi Sahi

Cast: John Abraham, Pakhi, Raghu Ram, Manasi Scott.
Director: Abbas Tyrewala.

John's performance and cinematography.

Weak script.

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

Review




Knock Out

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Kangna Ranaut, Irrfan Khan.
Director: Mani Shankar.
Irrfan Khan is terrific.

Unrealistic climax.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Aakrosh

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Bipasha Basu, Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal.
Director: Priyadarshan.
Acting is brilliant, beautifully shot and engrossing script.

Action sequences are a little exaggerated.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Crook: It's Good to be Bad

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

Noble topic, good music.

Weak script.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review




Robot

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

Rajnikanth rocks. Great special effects.

Too long.

Number of weeks: 3.
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: 3.
BO Verdict: Average.

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: 6.
BO Verdict: Super hit.

Review

Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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