February 27, 2007

Bleak prospects for Honeymoon Travels

Farhan Akhtar's latest production Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd has bleak prospects at the box office, as it could not bring audiences to the theatres. Besides, the ongoing exam period is also responsible for the film's box office fate.

Note: Films are ranked according to their release dates.





Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd

Cast: Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Kay Kay Menon, Raima Sen, Abhay Deol, Minissha Lamba, Dia Mirza, Ranbir Shourey, Sandhya Mridul, Vikram Chatyal, Amisha Patel and Karan Khanna.
Director: Reema Kagti.
Superb music, good performances.

Drags, poor ending.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Bleak prospects.

Review





Eklavya

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff, Vidya Balan, Raima Sen.
Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
Great direction, excellent performances, well-made.

Too intense, some say the film is too gimmicky.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Commercial failure.

Review 1 | Review 2





Black Friday

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Pawan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava.
Director: Anurag Kashyap.
Great performances, well-made film, slick production values.

Long second half.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Undertrial

Cast: Rajpal Yadav, Prem Chopra, Kader Khan.
Director: Aziz Khan.
Good plot, decent performances.

Poor dialogues, film starts slowly.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Traffic Signal

Cast: Kunal Khemu, Neetu Chandra, Ranvir Shourey, Konkona Sen Sharma, Sudhir Mishra.
Director: Madhur Bhandarkar.
Excellent performances.

Disjointed film, does not touch you at all.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Poor.

Review





Salaam-e-Ishq

Cast: Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Govinda, Anil Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Akshaye Khanna, Ayesha Takia, John Abraham, Vidya Balan, Sohail Khan, Isha Koppikar.
Director: Nikhil Advani.
Great star cast, good moments in the film.

Very long, poor performances, half-baked characters and stories.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Poor.

Review





Parzania

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika, Parzaan Dastur, Pearl Barsiwala.
Director: Rahul Dholakia.
Brilliant performances, excellent direction.

Tough!

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Risk

Cast: Vinod Khanna, Randeep Hooda, Tanushree Datta.
Director: Vishram Sawant.
Interesting plot, Randeep performs well.

Loses steam, Tanushree Datta.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Guru

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavan, Vidya Balan, Mallika Sherawat.
Director: Mani Ratnam.
Great performances, powerful scenes.

Too one-sided, could have been better.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Average.

Review





Anwar

Cast: Siddharth Koirala, Nauheed Cyrusi, Vijay Raaz.
Director: Manish Jha.
Wonderful music, cinematography.

Too many unnecessary story tracks.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review



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