Bengaluru Box Office (August 17 to 19)
Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 08:38
Salman Khan`s Ek Tha Tiger released on Independence day got the biggest opening for Hindi film in recent days despite average reviews and opinion. The film opened better in Bengaluru and other centres than the actor`s previous films Body Guard, Wanted, Ready and Dabangg. Kannada film Challenge with all supporting artists in main roles is a well made film but it fared badly in theatres. Puri Jagannadh`s Devudu Chesina Manasulu is a total disaster. Never before did a Ravi Teja film have such a poor opening. Julaayi collections have dropped in the second week.
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Cast : Salman Khan, Khatrina.Kaif
Director : Kabir Khan
Trade Facts : Mind blowing opening.
Salman's appeal, Classic action
Cast : Achuth Rao, Hari Raj, Sanjjana Singh
Director : Kamaraj
Trade Facts : Lukewarm opening.
Gripping narration, good performance
Music, slow first half
Cast : Ravi Teja, Ileana.
Director : Puri Jagannadh
Trade Facts : Disaster.
Poor narration, songs.
Cast : Allu Arun, Ileana
Director : Trivikram
Trade Facts : Fall in collections
Intelligent dialogues, Allu Arjun`s performance.
Dragging second half
Cast : Prajwal Devaraj, Radhika Pandit, Hari Priya
Director : Sridhar
Trade Facts : Satisfactory collections.
Good visuals, song picturisations, action
slow second half