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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Worst Bollywood Movies of 2012

Here is a list of movies that released this year (2012) which falls in the category of worst movie simply because it suffers from lack of script, direction, acting or has several loopholes in paper. Some of these flicks went onto rule the Box-Office and set cash-register ringing but to say these as  'Perfect Entertainers' is nothing but to turn a blind eye on good cinema...

10) Teri Meri Kahani

A love story which comprises of 3 different periods with same leads talks about the uniqueness of soul mates finding each other in a dreary mode. The movie has loads of cuteness and not so charming dialogues making this romantic journey punctured from the very start.

Plusses : Costumes
Minuses :Story, Dialogues, Direction, Screenplay and Music
Genre :Romance, Drama

Director :Kunal Kohli
Cast :Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Neha Sharma, Prachi Desai
Writer : Kunal Kohli
Music Director :Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali
Producer:Sunil Lulla, Kunal Kohli
Banner :Kunal Kohli Productions, Eros International
Release Date :June 22nd 2012
Run time : 122 minutes
Box-Office :Flop
Remake :  Three Times (Taiwanese )

9) Agneepath

Vendetta stories were narrated several times in Hindi cinema but this one was hyped from the day of its announcement as being a remake and for its star-cast. A school teacher is killed by a bald villain and the formers son vows to take revenge by trading his good life to work as a pimp and drug lord’s right hand man and kill the guilty.

Plusses : Sanjay Dutt & Rishi Kapoor and Music
Minuses :Hrithik Roshan, Running time and loads of violence

Genre:Action, Drama

Director :Karan Malhotra

Cast:Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Om Puri, Zarina Wahab, Chetan Pandit, Sachin Khedekar, Rajesh Tandon, Deven Bhojani, Rajesh Vivek, Banwarilal Taneja, Pankaj Tripathi, Brijendra Kala, Ravi Jhankal, Suhita Thatte, Neeraj Sood, Ali Asghar, Arish Bhiwandiwala, Kanika Tiwari, Agasthya Dhanorkar

Writers: Ila Dutta Bedi, Karan Malhotra

MusicDirector :Ajay Gogavale, Atul Gogavale

Producer:Karan Johar, Hiroo Johar

Banner:Dharma Productions

ReleaseDate :January 26th 2012
Run time :174 minutes
Box-Office :Super-Hit

Remake: Agneepath (1990 film Hindi)

8) Tezz

A running train with passengers has a ticking bomb to it planted by Ajay Devgn an engineer. The movie is all about thrills and kicks but this one is a lazily executed play which will leave you with a glower.

Plusses : Cinematography saves the day to some extent
Minuses :Story, Dialogues, Direction, Chemistry between lead actors and Music
Genre :Action

Director :Priyadarshan
Cast :Ajay Devgn, Kangana Ranaut, Anil Kapoor, Sameera Reddy, Zayed Khan, Mohanlal, Boman Irani, Mallika Sherawat
Writer :Robin Bhatt
Music Director :Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali
Producer :Ratan Jain
Banner :United 7 Entertainment Ltd
Release Date :April 27th 2012
Run time : 120 minutes
Box-Office :Disaster
Remake :The Bullet Train (Japanese)

7Student Of The Year

An elegant estate where the rich kids and scholarship students from decent families thrive is shattered by a competition which bears the movies name. A spotless campus, school with boys having six-packs and Ferrari's and characters wearing top brand clothing & accessories one wonders does such a place exist?

Plusses : Karan Johar, Rishi Kapoor & Varun Dhawan and Songs
 Minuses :Plot, Running time(for a holiday movie), Alia Bhatt and Ishq Wala Love (lyrics)

Genre :Romantic, Comedy

Director :Karan Johar

Cast :Siddharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Rishi Kapoor, Kayoze Irani, Sana Saeed, Farida Jalal, Sushma Seth, Akshay Anand, Prachi Shah, Manjot Singh, Gautami Kapoor, Manini De, Siddharth Sharma, Kajol, Boman Irani, Farah Khan,Vaibhavi Merchant

Writer : Rensil D'Silva

Music Director :Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani
Producer :Hiroo Johar, Gauri Khan

Banner :Dharma Productions, Red Chillies Entertainment

Release Date :October 19th 2012

Run time : 146 minutes
Box-Office :Semi-Hit

6) Housefull 2

The story about 4 bride and bridegrooms with a not so JOLLY script and humor made this slapstick movie sink. The confusion between cast and their miserable characterization leads us to have a frown face in this so called laugh riot.

Plusses : Ensemble cast and nothing more
 Minuses : clichés, Story, Dialogues, Direction, Chemistry between lead actors ,Running time and Music
Genre :Comedy

Director :Sajid Khan
Cast :Akshay Kumar, Asin, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandes, Zarine Khan,Shazahn Padamsee, Ritesh Deshmukh, Shreyas Talpade, Boman Irani, Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Malaika Arora Khan, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Vindu Dara Singh
Writer :Sajid Nadiadwala
Music Director :Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali
Producer:Sajid Nadiadwala
Banner :Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, Eros International, Sajid Nadiadwala Productions
Release Date :April 6th 2012
Run time : 159 minutes
Box-Office :Super-Hit
Remakes :Mattupetti Machan (Malayalam) and Banda Paramasivam (Tamil)

5) Ek Tha Tiger

A love story between 2 spies from the most unfriendly of countries India and Pakistan  seems nice on paper but the screen portrayal was monotonous. But this one had some sense from other potboilers seen this year.

Plusses : Salman Khan and Action
Minuses :Many loopholes in Plot, Dialogues, Chemistry between lead actors and Music

Genre :Action,Romance

Director :Kabir Khan

Cast :Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir Shorey, Girish Karnad, Roshan Seth

Writer :Aditya Chopra

Music Director :Sohail Sen, Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali

Producer :Aditya Chopra

Banner :Yash Raj Films

Release Date :August 15th 2012

Runtime :130 minutes
Box-Office : Blockbuster

4) Joker

A NASA scientist returns to his village only to find that his native is not there in India’s map and thus is void of basic amenities. He makes crop circles and thus tries to grab attention from media; all these seem right on paper but the execution was of poor merit with irate characters and low level performances.

Plusses : Running time and nothing more
Minuses : Dialogues, Direction, Humor, Chemistry between lead actors and Music
Genre :Science Fiction, Comedy

Director :Shirish Kunder

Cast:Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Minissha Lamba, Javed Jaffrey, Shreyas Talpade,Vindu Dara Singh, Asrani, Sanjay Mishra, Chitrangada Singh

Writer :Shirish Kunder

Music Director :G V Prakash Kumar, Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani, Gaurav Dagaonkar

Producer :Farah Khan, Shirish Kunder, Akshay Kumar

Banner :Three's Company Production Pvt Ltd, Hari Om Entertainment Co, UTV Motion Pictures

Release Date :August 31st 2012

Runtime :100 minutes
Box-Office : Disaster

3) Jab Tak Hai Jaan

A prince and pauper love story told in today’s setting with relationships broken because of promise made to God. An army man, a NRI woman and a 21 year old documentary director are the main characters in this love saga.

Plusses :Shahrukh Khan and cinematography
Minuses : Clichés, Many loopholes in Plot, Running time and Music
Genre :Romance, Drama

Director :Yash Chopra
Cast :Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh,Anupam Kher
Writer :Aditya Chopra
Music Director :A R Rahman
Producer:Aditya Chopra
Banner :Yash Raj Films
Release Date :November 13th 2012
Runtime :175 minutes
Box-Office :Hit

2) Son of Sardaar

A Londoner visits his native Punjab to inherit his ancestral property but is caught in a family feud and is safe as long as he is in his enemy’s house. This movie is typecast to the core and has characters performing logic and gravity defying stunts.

Plusses : Juhi Chawla and one-liners
Minuses : Clichés, Story, Dialogues, Direction, Chemistry between lead actors and Music
Genre :Action, Comedy

Director :Ashwani Dhir
Cast :Ajay Devgan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sanjay Dutt, Juhi Chawla, Arjan Bajwa, Vindu Dara Singh, Mukul Dev, Salman Khan, Tanuja, Jeetu Verma, Rajesh Vivek,Puneet Issar, Mukesh Tiwari
Writer : Ashwani Dhir, Robin Bhatt
Music Director :Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali, Himesh Reshammiya
Producer :Ajay Devgn, N R Pachisia, Pravin Talreja
Banner :Ajay Devgan Films, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Yrv Infra & Media Pvt Ltd
Release Date :November 13th 2012
Runtime :139 minutes
Box-Office :Super-Hit
Remake :  Our Hospitality (American) and Vikramarkudu  (Telugu)

1) Rowdy Rathore

A con becomes cop to save a village from an evil kingpin of sort and in this mission he is accompanied by a handful of honest police officers and his slow motion action. The action sequences in this movie will make you barf for sure and story could be written by a 5-year old.

Plusses : Akshay as con is a delight
Minuses : Story, Dialogues, Direction, Action scenes and Music
Genre :Action

Director :Prabhu Deva
Cast :Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Maryam Zakaria, Paresh Ganatra, Mumait Khan,Shakti Mohan, Nasser, Kareena Kapoor, Vijay, Prabhu Deva, Jayant Gadekar,Kaajal Vashisht, Mushtaq Khan, Yashpal Sharma, Anant Jog, Darshan Jariwala, Gurdeep Kohli, Supreeth Reddy, Ashok Samarth, Shruti Bapna
Writer :Shiraz Ahmed
Music Director :Sajid Ali, Wajid Ali
Producer :Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ronnie Screwvala
Banner :UTV Motion Pictures, Hari Om Entertainment Co, SLB Films Pvt Ltd
Release Date :June 1st 2012
Run time : 143 minutes
Box-Office : Blockbuster
Remake :  Vikramarkudu (Telugu)

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