September 17, 2007

Aggar, Nanhe Jaisalmer flop

Bobby Deol's Nanhe Jaiselmer based on faulty premise of a diehard fan and his obsession to meet the star failed to pull the crowds. The other release, Aggar -- a thriller -- did not find any takers.

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





Aggar

Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Tusshar Kapoor, Udita Goswami
Director: Ananth Narayan Mahadevan.
Good plot.

Music is a disappointment.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Opens poorly.

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Nanhe Jaisalmer

Cast: Bobby Deol, Dwij Yadav.
Director: Samir Karnik.
Dwij Yadav is a natural born performer.

Himesh Reshammiya's music is insipid.

Number of weeks: New.
BO Verdict: Opens poorly.

Review





Dhamaal

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Jaaved Jaaferi, Aashish Chaudhury
Director: Indra Kumar.
Good performances, good comedy.

Arshad Warsi disappoints, poor production values.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Average.

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Darling

Cast: Fardeen Khan, Esha Deol, Ishaa Koppikar
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Decently shot, some good moments.

Fardeen is awful, film is not scary enough.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Apna Aasmaan

Cast: Shobhana, Irrfan Khan, Anupam Kher.
Director: Kaushik Roy.
Shobhana and Irrfan are fantastic, novel story.

The film does not touch you.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan, Prashant Raj, Sushmita Sen, Nisha Kothari.
Director: Ram Gopal Varma.
Mohanlal.

Terrible performances, poor excuse for a film.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Dhoka

Cast: Tulip Joshi, Muzzamil Ibrahim.
Director: Pooja Bhatt.
Great concept.

Poor execution, too preachy.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Victoria No. 203

Cast: Jimmy Shergil, Soniya Mehra, Kamal Sadanah.
Director: Anant Mahadevan.
Tough!

Poor remake of a classic comedy.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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Heyy Babyy

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Vidya Balan.
Director: Sajid Khan.
Akshay Kumar.

Poor direction, too melodramatic.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Opens well in multiplexes.

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Kaise Kahein

Cast: Rajveer, Neha Jhulka.
Director: Mohit Hussain.
The film has some bright moments.

Dull screenplay and direction.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

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