While the film has taken a decent opening, collecting about Rs 25 crores over the opening weekend, trade circles were expecting bigger business for a film of this magnitude. With no huge jump in the business over Saturday and Sunday, the figures are not expected to get any better. The coming days will decide its fate at the box-office.
The Dhawan boy amazed with his hold over the craft, with slickness and style, and Kumar and Abraham play off each other’s personalities well to make a lovable jodi.
John and Akshay show off their chiselled torsos, revelling in their Desi Boyz avatar and their chemistry is crackling. Meanwhile, Deepika Padukone flits in and out without purpose.
On the other hand, Chitrangada’s character seems to have no sense of the line, throwing herself at her student-Akshay like her life depended on it. Striking as Chitrangada is, she comes across as uneasy and trying a tad too hard.