Last week we saw Phantom which did not make waves as expected and could not rake moolah at the box office, though those who saw the movie liked it. This week we have Welcome Back, the sequel of Welcome (2007), Hitman: Agent 47, She’s Funny That Way and The Transporter Refueled. Lets see how they fare at the box office.
THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED: The fourth in the Transporter series is out on the screens now. The series started with The Transporter (2002), then came, The Transporter 2 (2005) The Transporter 3 (2008) followed by The Transporter Refueled this week. Frank Martin is the Transporter in this series who takes up assignments for clients. He is a former Special Forces Agent with a military background. As he does not get what he deserves in the service, he decides to set up his own service as a private driver on hire.
In The Transporter Refueled, he lives a dangerous life and transports classified packages, some legal and some illegal for people. This time he gets stuck badly when femme fatale Anna with her three partners plan a bank heist and the kidnapping of Frank’s father.
The major plan is to catch the human trafficker who victimized Anna long time back. Now Frank must come out with his expert skills and save everyone from this dangerous plan.
Directed by Camille Delamarre, this is the fourth film in the Transporter franchise. It features a new cast, with Ed Skrein replacing Jason Statham as the title role of Frank Martin. Others are Ray Stevenson and Loan Chabanol.
HITMAN: AGENT 47: Directed by Aleksander Bach, the film is based on the Hitman video game series, and its main character, a mysterious assassin known only as Agent 47. The film features Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto and Ciarán Hinds.
SHE’S FUNNY THAT WAY: Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, this is a comedy film and features Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots and Jennifer Aniston.
WELCOME BACK: Directed by Anees Bazmee, this is a comedy-action film and a sequel to Welcome (2007). The film features Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan.
The trend of Bollywood sequels is not a new one and many of them have been very successful at the Box Office. In this sequel of Welcome, Anees Bazmee brings us double the grandeur and triple the action as compared to the prequel which was released in 2007. With some music, comedy and action Welcome Back brings Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Paresh rawal together again in this film. John Abraham and Shruti Hassan are new additions in the sequel.
The film is the story of Uday (Nana Patekar) and Majnu (Anil Kapoor) who have quit the underworld and have become businessmen. They fall in love with two women but cannot marry till they marry off their step sister. Ajay (John Abraham), a Bhai from Mumbai, falls in love with Ranjana and now the brothers want to separate the couple. They take help of another Bhai (Naseeruddin Shah) and then the adventure begins.
Till next week … its ciao!