Bollywood box bureau verdict: Story as absolute as stars

Bollywood box bureau verdict: Story as absolute as stars


Bollywood box bureau verdict: Story as absolute as stars

The year enjoyed a big-ticket cinema like “Chennai Express” and “Krrish 3” during a Bollywood box office, yet it also welcomed tiny wonders. High on calm and performances, acclaimed films like “Ship Of Theseus” and “The Lunchbox” not usually exhibited a liking and fervour of filmmakers, yet also showed their gallantry in perplexing new genres and singular treatments.

IANS picks adult 10 such lovely tiny wonders from 2013, that were not bullion spinners, yet whetted a ardour of viewers looking for suggestive content:

“ABCD: AnyBody Can Dance”: The 3D dance film “ABCD” not usually introduced a Indian audiences to a new genre yet also gave budding choreographers a height to arrangement their skills. Directed by choreographer Remo D’Souza, it starred a horde of choreographers including large names like Prabhudheva and Ganesh Acharya along with arriving ones. Even yet a film, done on an approximately Rs.12 crore budget, perceived a lukewarm response, it garnered Rs.19.5 crore ($3.127 million) in a opening weekend and wowed everybody with a dance sequences.

“Kai Po Che”: Based on friendship, “Kai Po Che” won many hearts. The Abhishek Kapoor-directorial saw a large shade entrance of TV actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Amit Sadh as best friends. Rajkumar Rao also featured as a third friend. Not usually a film, a large shade instrumentation of Chetan Bhagat’s “The 3 Mistakes of My Life”, was desired by many, it helped freshers in removing good projects. The film grossed approximately Rs.43.50 crore in a domestic marketplace and a abroad collection was Rs.12 crore.

“Mere Dad Ki Maruti”: A giggle riot, “Mere Dad Ki Maruti” was a jaunty lovely comedy revolving around a sarcastic between a father and his son. Although Saqib Saleem as a son and Ram Kapoor as a father entertained a viewers, a box bureau business wasn’t satisfactory. Those who saw a film however appreciated a dialogues.

“Aashiqui 2”: Sequels are a play as they mostly destroy to compare adult to a original, yet “Aashiqui 2” incited out to be an exception. The adore story, featuring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, was lapped adult by a masses and collected approximately Rs.78 crore during a box office. Directed by Mohit Suri, a film’s song was a large strike as well.

“Fukrey”: Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s tiny bill prolongation “Fukrey” valid that hero-heroine-based adore stories are not a usually ones that click during a box office. Directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, it did a business of over Rs.30 crore with names like Richa Chaddha, Vishakha Singh, Pulkit Samrat and Priya Anand carrying a film on their shoulders.

“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”: A biopic on mythological contestant Milkha Singh, sports-based “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” strike a bull’s eye during a box office. For a viewers it was a pleasure to watch well-trained Farhan Akhtar as a Flying Sikh on a large screen. Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, it also had stellar performances by Sonam Kapoor and Divya Dutta. It reaped bullion during a box bureau and crossed a Rs.100 crore mark.

“Madras Cafe”: It was not a standard entertainer. Set opposite a backdrop of a Sri Lankan polite war, a film was a brew of fact and fiction. It’s not easy to engage film lovers in such a critical drama, yet Shoojit Sircar nailed it with “Madras Cafe”. The domestic thriller, starring John Abraham, was done on a bill of reduction than Rs.10 crore buted collect Rs.24 crore in a initial 4 days of a recover itself.

“Ship Of Theseus”: Debutant executive Anand Gandhi struck a right chord with his thought-provoking “Ship Of Theseus”, done on a shoestring bill of Rs.2.5 crore. Filmmaker Kiran Rao expelled a touching and strange play in partnership with UTV Motion Pictures in name few cities, yet a film that revolved around an initial photographer, an bum priest and a batch broker, enjoyed a acceptable run in cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.

“Shahid”: Based on a life of slain tellurian rights romantic and counsel Shahid Azmi, Hansal Mehta-directed critically acclaimed “Shahid”, starring Rajkumar Rao in a pretension role, perceived plenty support from a film attention and also enjoyed a good run during a box office. It collected Rs.2.05 crore in a opening weekend.

“The Lunchbox”: After being appreciated during several general film festivals, “The Lunchbox” valid a eagerness on a domestic front too. An radical adore story of a married woman, who is payable with her life, and an aged man, who mislaid his mother many years back, collected approximately Rs.1.25 crore on a opening day. If viewers and critics raved about executive Ritesh Batra’s film with concept appeal, they were equally impressed by Irrfan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nimrat Kaur’s performances in a middle bill movie.

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