‘Dilwale’ leading over adjacent release ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Dilwale is the another collaboration of Shahrukh Khan and director Rohit Shetty after the huge success of 2013’s Chennai Express. The movie is being released today on around 3000 screens in India and 600 screens in overseas. It features the most romantic couple of Bollywood Raj-Simran i.e. Kajol is in opposite to Shahrukh. Varun Dhawan & Kriti Sanon are also playing as lead in this action comedy movie. Being SRK starrer, it has huge hype among audience and buzzing all over. His fans are showing immense craze towards this new release and their excitement can be seen on social media.
Entire team of Dilwale is very much excited and positively promoting it everywhere. Shahrukh never left any stone unturned for the promotion of his movies. That is the reason, he is King Khan and his movies rules on box office. Initially Dilwale was expected to break the record of Salman Khan’s & ofcourse year’s biggest blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan. But now the competition get shrinked only in between Dilwali & Bajirao Mastani. Because both the movies are strong and resulting in loss for each other.
Obviously Dilwale is leading over the adjacent release Bajirao Mastani but the truth cannot be denied that it has something very strong, because of which it is being compared with Shahrukh starrer. Sanjya Leela Bhansali’s magnus opus has snatched almost 40% of screens from Dilwale and successfully diverting a portion of audience towards itself. Let see what will happen, when audience start reacting.
As per the report, compiled on the basis of pre-release response and advance booking, Dilwale is expected to receive overall occupancy of 70-75% on Indian screens. The opening day business of the movie is estimated to be around 22-23 crores*; Could get almost double of it, if Bajirao Mastani was not there.