April 23, 2007

Kya Love Story Hai is not Rocking!

Lovely Singh's Kya Love Story Hai is a routine romance sans chemistry between the lead pair, Tusshar Kapoor and Ayesha Takia.

Trade pundit Vinod Mirani delivers his verdict on the box-office fate of the films.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates. The thumbs ups and downs reflect rediff's views.

Kya Love Story Hai

Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Ayesha Takia.
Director: Lucky Singh.
Kareena Kapoor's item number It's Rocking.

Stiff performances, regressive cinema.

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


Bheja Fry

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapoor, Milind Soman, Sarika.
Director: Sagar Ballary.
Vinay Pathak is excellent.

Badly acted and executed remake.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.


Big Brother

Cast: Sunny Deol, Priyanka Chopra.
Director: Guddu Dhanoa.
Sunny's action scenes.

Repititive 80s style action film.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Life Mein Kabhi Kabhi

Cast: Dino Morea, Aftab Shivdasani, Nauheed Cyrusi.
Director: Vikram Bhatt.
Good initial storyline, Aftab impresses.

Becomes increasingly cliched, feels too long.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews.
Director: Jag Mundhra.
Good performances, hard-hitting.

Poor screenplay.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Shakalaka Boom Boom

Cast: Bobby Deol, Upen Patel, Celina Jaitley, Kangana Ranaut.
Director: Suneel Darshan.
Good music.

Bad dialogues, poor performances, poor direction.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Delhii Heights

Cast: Neha Dhupia, Jimmy Shergill, Rohit Roy.
Director: Anand Kumar.
Good music from Rabbi.

Bad acting, very poor script.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Khanna & Iyer

Cast: Sarwar Ahuja, Aditi Sharma.
Director: Hemant Hegde.
Nothing, really.

Bad dialogues, foolish plot.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Say Salaam India

Cast: Sanjay Suri, Milind Soman, Manoj Pahwa.
Director: Subash Kapoor.
Good first time effort, commendable performances.

Predictable story, bad music.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Namastey London

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif.
Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah.
Cool humour, beautiful locations, good performances from the lead pair.

Predictable, too many songs.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Above average.


  Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani | Design: Uday Kuckian

  Last time's box-office results

Copyright © 2006 rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.