December 20, 2005

Bluffmaster doesn't con the box office

The only new Hindi film to hit theatres last week was Rohan Sippy's Bluffmaster, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra.

The film opened well in multiplexes, but fared poorly elsewhere.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates.


Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Nana Patekar.
Director: Rohan Sippy.
Good performances, great dialogues, hit music, very entertaining.

Poor climax, too Westernised.

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

The review

Ek Ajnabee

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Perizaad Zorabian.
Director: Apoorva Lakhia.
Amitabh Bachchan, good music.

Slow second-half.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

The review

Neal N Nikki

Cast: Uday Chopra, Tanisha.
Director: Arjun Sablok.
Catchy music, some fun dialogues.

Bad acting, zero plot.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Decent.

The review


Cast: Kunal Khemu, Deepal Shaw, Emraan Hashmi.
Director: Mohit Suri.
Novel plot, great music.

Too many flaws in the script.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Decent.

The review


Cast: Ajay Devhan, Nana Patekar, Bipasha Basu.
Director: Prakash Jha.
Great acting especially from Nana Patekar, dialogues with punch.

Climax is too long, second half drags.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Average.

The review

Mr Ya Miss

Cast: Antara Mali, Riteish Deshmukh, Aftab Shivdasani.
Directors: Antara Mali, Satchit Puranik.
Interesting concept, Riteish Deshmukh and Divya Dutt perform well.

Awful direction, story drags, over the top performances.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

The review

Home Delivery

Cast: Viveik Oberoi, Mahima Chaudhry, Ayesha Takia, Boman Irani.
Director: Sujoy Ghosh.
Some good performances, funky music, stylish film.

Weak plot, repetitive dialogues.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

The review

Deewane Huye Pagal

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Shahid Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Suniel Shetty, Rimii.
Director: Vikram Bhatt.
Akshay Kumar, hilarious dialougues, good climax.

Boring music, no novelty in the story.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

The review

The Film

Cast: Mahima Chaudhry, Khaled Siddiqui, Vaibhav Jhalani, Chaahat Khanna, Ravi Gosain, Irrfan and Ananya Khare.
Director: Junaid Memon.
Great suspense, good script and some decent performances.

Mahima Chaudhry, inane dialogues.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Disaster.

The review

Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena

Cast: Fardeen Khan, Koena Mitra, Feroz Khan and Kay Kay Menon.
Director: Suparn Verma.
Good direction, fast-paced, Firoz Khan.

Bad performances.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

The review

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