Dec 18, Friday saw the ultimate tug of war amongst the two big ticket bollywood movies which got released amid great expectations. One is the Shahrukh Khan – Kajol Starter Dilwale and another is Ranveer Singh – Deepika Padukone starter Bajirao Mastani. The following are the box office figures of the two biggies Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani:
Dilwale Box Office
Shah Rukh Khan, being the King Khan has been always the major crowd puller. The first day box office collections of Dilwale was approx. Rs. 21 crore. This was Shah Rukh’s third best opening day performer. Last year’s Diwali resease, Happy New Year with Shah Rukh in the lead role which released on 24th Oct 2014 made a business of Rs. 44.97 crore which is recorded as the top bollywood first day box office collection. Dilwale make a great business abroad especially in New Zealand, Australia and UK, on the first day, grossing nearly Rs. 9 crore.
According to sources, Dilwale is the second big release in the abroad, after the Hollywood sci-fi thriller Star Wars, The Force Awakens. Although the film did not get great reviews, still is going very strong in this festive season and audience from all age groups are queuing outside the theatres to catch their favourite SRK- Kajol romantic pair. With Rohit Shetty’s direction and side roles from Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon, Dilwale is expected to reach the hundred crore club. It has already done more than 65 crore business in the first two days.
Bajirao Mastani Box Office
Bajirao Mastani is a Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s epic love story cum history drama which tells the story of Peshwa Bajirao, played by Ranveer Singh and Bajirao’s two wives Kashibai, played by Priyanka Chopra and Mastani, played by Deepika Padukone. With stiff competition from Dilwale, Bajirao Mastani still managed to make 12.8 crore as its 1st box office collection. As maximum of the screens are occupied by SRK biggie Dilwale, box office pundits think that 12 crore is a smart business for this film at it first day. On second day, it grew to touch 15.5 crore mark. Experts think that business will get stronger for this movie as it got good reviews and it is also doing great in abroad countries.
Bajirao Mastani Vs Dilwale Box office Collection
|1||Friday||12.8 Cr||21 Cr|
|2||Saturday||15.52 Cr||20.09 Cr|
|3||Sunday||18.45 Cr||24 Cr|
|4||Monday||10.25 Cr||10.09 Cr|
|4||Tuesday||9.4 Cr||9.42 Cr|
|6||Wednesday||9.21 Cr||8.79 Cr|
|Total||75.63 Cr||93.39 Cr|
Other ArticlesBox Office Collection Source Koimoi.com and Taran Adarsh. This is India Collection Only.