February 4, 2008

Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa flops

After a no-show Sunday, Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa rounds up another bad week at the box office.

The comedy on marital life sans face value gets poor opening and poor reports.

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

Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa

Cast: Rajpal Yadav, Neha Dhupia, Amrita Arora, Aashish Chaudhary.
Director: Chandrakant Singh.
Can't think of any.

A never-ending bad, bad comedy.

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



Cast: Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan, Ayesha Takia.
Director: Rohit Shetty.
Good performances, superb camerawork.

Disappointing climax and muddled comic-thriller.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Bombay To Bangkok

Cast: Shreyas Talpade, Lena Christensen.
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor.
Good performances.

Extremely boring and lengthy film, with a wafer-thin plot.

Number of weeks: 2.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Halla Bol

Cast: Ajay Devgan, Pankaj Kapur, Vidya Balan.
Director: Rajkumar Santoshi.
Shows Bollywood interestingly, Pankaj Kapur.

Too preachy, too lengthy.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves

Cast: Amrita Rao, Nikhil Dwivedi.
Director: E Niwas.
The film packs in an interesting blend of action, dance, drama, comedy and tragedy.

Slow in parts.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.


Return Of Hanuman

Director: Anurag Kashyap.
Enlightening and entertaining.


Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.



Cast: Tushar Jalota, Mrinalini Sharma.
Director: Raju Khan.
Novel idea.

Badly written and executed.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Taare Zameen Par

Cast: Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary, Tisca Chopra.
Director: Aamir Khan.
Terrific performances, a well-directed, sensitive film

Slightly repetitive, disappointing end.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Hit.



Cast: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Feroz Khan, Paresh Rawal, Mallika Sherawat.
Director: Anees Bazmee.
Complete entertainer.

The film starts slowly, with poor jokes.

Number of weeks: 6.
BO Verdict: Hit.



Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Jimmy Shergill, Nandana Sen, Sonali Kulkarni.
Director: Aanand Rai.
Good story, adapted from the 1951 classic Strangers On A Train

Slow first half.

Number of weeks: 7.
BO Verdict: Flop.


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