December 15, 2008

Yet another hit for SRK!

Despite mixed reviews, Shah Rukh Khan's Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi opened to excellent collections in India and abroad, and is sustaining at the box office. The film is all set to be a winner.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives the box office verdict.

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




Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Vinay Pathak
Director: Aditya Chopra.
Good performances.

Dated story told at a very slow pace, boring music.

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

Review 1 | Review 2





Meerabai Not Out

Cast: Mandira Bedi, Eijaz Khan, Mahesh Manjrekar.
Director: Chandrakant Kulkarni.
Mandira Bedi.

Climax stretches too long, story drags as well.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Dil Kabaddi

Cast: Irrfan Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Rahul Bose, Konkana Sen Sharma, Payal Rohatgi.
Director: Anil Senior.
Irrfan Khan.

Disjointed plot.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Maharathi

Cast:Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Boman Irani, Neha Dhupia, Tara Sharma.
Director: Onir
Brilliant cast, great story.

Lost in translation.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Oh My God!!

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Divya Dutta, Saurabh Shukla.
Director: Sourabh Shrivastava.
Vinay Pathak, great story.

Weak supporting cast, shoddy camera work.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Sorry Bhai

Cast: Sharman Joshi, Sanjay Suri, Chitrangda Singh, Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani
Director: Onir
Interestingly handled story, great acting from Sharman and Shabana.

Rushed climax; Chitrangda's character is disappointing.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

Cast: Abhay Deol, Paresh Rawal, Neetu Chandra
Director: Dibakar Banerjee
Exquisite attention to details.

Loud music.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Yuvvraaj

Cast: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor, Zayed Khan
Director: Subhash Ghai
Anil Kapoor.

Outdated.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Dostana

Cast: John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra
Director: Tarun Mansukhani
Very entertaining.

The plot could have used more work.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Hit.

Review





Dasvidaniya

Cast: Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Rajat Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey
Director: Shashant Shah
Vinay Pathak.

Could have been more imaginative.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review


  Trade pundit: Vinod Mirani

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