Bajirao Mastani gets low & Dilwale gets almost none!
December released two much awaited Hindi films Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani are very near to account closing. Both movies are now receiving low response from audience, especially Dilwale which is just crawling at box office from last week. Bajirao Mastani is raking low but something from box office and gradually increasing its business total. Earlier everyone was expected completely opposite to it but in actual the movie with lesser star power has won the shield. The magnum opus Bajirao Mastani was started decently on its first day but achieved great height with steady run. Whereas the opposite one, Dilwale was started on an excellent note but abruptly lost its pace after the weekend and being lagged behind.
In last three weeks, Ranveer-Deepika and Priyanka Chopra starrer historical love story Bajirao Mastani was raked the total business of 170.90 crores from Indian screens, that includes 86.15 crores of first week, 55.70 crores of second week and 29.05 crores of third week. Whereas SRK-Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon starrer action comedy Dilwale was minted the total amount of 146.68 crores in India, that includes 102.65 crores of first week, 32.56 crores of second week and 11.47 crores of third week. On overseas box office, Dilwale is leading and grossed 150+ crores, and Bajirao Mastani has grossed 100+ crores.
Both the movies are now running in their fourth week and recorded lower response than expected. Bajirao Mastani has made total 6.45 crores in the weekend, that includes 1.40 crore of Friday, 2.35 crores of Saturday and 2.70 crores of Sunday. Dilwale has done the business of 1.34 crores* in this weekend, that includes 0.41 crore* of Friday, 0.45 crore* of Saturday and 0.48 crore* of Sunday.