First weekend collection of ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Audience are divided between two biggest releases of the year, ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’. Both the movies are of different genres but comparison is bound to take place considering both the movies starred reigning stars of Bollywood. The first day collection shows ‘Dilwale’ beating ‘Bajirao Mastani’ and the weekend collection also shows ‘Dilwale’ the clear winner at the box-office.

SRK's 'Dilwale' is sure shot winner, collecting Rs. 65.09 cr in the first weekend. On the other hand, 'Bajirao Mastani's first weekend collection shows Rs. 46.77 cr. The total collections of the two movies this weekend are Rs. 111.86 cr.

Both films fared well at the international markets. But considering the mythological angle, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ suffered slightly.

‘Bajirao Mastani’ and ‘Dilwale’ are liked by moviegoers. Christmas and New Year might take the collection of the movies to a great height.

 Rohit Shetty’s ‘Dilwale’ starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ with Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.

‘Dilwale’ opened with 70 per cent occupancy while Bajirao Mastani opened at 30 per cent.