May 5, 2008

Anamika, Mr White... flop at the box office

Deepak Shidasani's Mr White Mr Black, a comedy about various groups chasing diamonds, falls flat. The film received a poor opening at the box office, and is heading towards failure.

Anant Narayan Mahadevan's Anamika-The Untold Story also saw a poor fate.

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




Anamika

Cast: Dino Morea, Minissha Lamba, Koena Mitra.
Director:Ananth Narayan Mahadevan.
Tough!

Terrible copy of Rebecca.

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

Review 1 | 2





Mr White Mr Black

Cast: Suniel Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Sandhya Mridul and Tania Zaetta.
Director:Deepak Shivdasani.
Arshad Warsi.

Too much drama, too little comedy.

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

Review





Tashan

Cast: Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.
Director:Vijay Krishna Acharya.
Stylish and entertaining.

No substance.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Loses out.

Review 1 | 2





Sirf

Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Manisha Koirala, Sonali Kulkarni, Ranveer Shorey.
Director:Rajaatesh Nayar.
Kay Kay Menon and Sonali Kulkarni are impressive

No energy in this drama.

Number of weeks: 1.
BO Verdict: Flop.





U Me Aur Hum

Cast: Ajay Devgan and Kajol.
Director: Ajay Devgan.
Good performances.

Abrupt start. Devgan decidedly has some way to go as a director, especially visually.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Krazzy 4

Cast: Arshad Warsi, Irrfan Khan, Suresh Menon, Rajpal Yadav, Juhi Chawla and Dia Mirza.
Director: Jaideep Sen.
Item numbers by Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Excessive slapstick elements.

Number of weeks: 3.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Shaurya

Cast: Rahul Bose, Kay Kay Menon, Minissha Lamba and Javed Jaffery.
Director: Samar Khan.
Good performances

Weak and oversimplified ripoff of Hollywood film, A Few Good Men.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Bhram

Cast:Dino Morea, Milind Soman, Sheetal Menon, Simone Singh.
Director: Pawn Kaul.
Plenty of steamy scenes, sexy women and gorgeous men.

Too many twists in the plot.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





Khuda Ke Liye

Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Shaan and Iman Ali.
Director: Shoaib Mansoor.
Tackles a bold and controversial theme, which attacks Islamic fundametalism in a subtle way.values.

Poor production values.

Number of weeks: 4.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review





One Two Three

Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, Manoj Pahwa, Sameera Reddy, Tanisha, Esha Deol, Neetu Chandra
Director: Ashwani Dheer.
Tusshar Kapoor.

Terrible comedy, poor direction.

Number of weeks: 5.
BO Verdict: Flop.

Review


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