Looks like Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Bajirao Mastani" is winning the box office war. The film overshadowed Shah Rukh Khan's "Dilwale" at the domestic box office on Monday.
"Bajirao Mastani" fourth day box office collection is higher than "Dilwale".
After completing the opening weekend on a good note, "Bajirao Mastani" held well on its fourth day, i.e. Monday.
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer "Bajirao Mastani" collection dropped by just 20 percent on Monday, which is good as it the first working day.
The historical period drama minted Rs 10.25 crore on Monday (fourth day), while "Dilwale" earned Rs 10.09 crore. The four-day box office collection of "Bajirao Mastani" is Rs 57.02 crore.
"#BajiraoMastani had a SOLID Mon [10% to 15% decline from Fri]. Fri 12.80 cr, Sat 15.52 cr, Sun 18.45 cr, Mon 10.25 cr. Total: ₹ 57.02 cr," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The film had a slow start, but the box office earnings picked up from its second day and it is expected to remain consistent in the next few days. The film is heading for a strong first week, which might be better than "Dilwale".
"Bajirao Mastani" is enjoying its theatrical run in India as well as in the overseas market. Ranveer-Deepika starrer had a good run at the overseas box office. The film earned $ 4.5 million (Rs 29.85 crore) from the overseas box office.
Ranveer-Deepika starrer has recorded good figures at the worldwide box office. The worldwide box office earnings, which includes four-day domestic income and three-day overseas income, stands at Rs 86.87 crore. The film is approaching the Rs 100 crore mark at the worldwide box office and looking at its fourth day income the film might enter century club before its first week run ends.
Meanwhile, here is the overseas breakup of the film, as provided by Bollywood Hungama.
US box office: The film minted $ 1,463,697 (Rs 9.70 crore) from the US box office.
UK-Ireland: "Bajirao Mastani" minted £ 297,897 (Rs 2.94 crore) in its opening weekend.
Australia-New Zealand: "Bajirao Mastani" minted A$ 305,226 (Rs 1.44 crore) from Australian box office, while from New Zealand box office it minted NZ$ 59,225 (Rs 26.50 lakh).
Malaysia and Germany: Ranveer's film was released in just three screens at the Malaysian box office and it minted MYR 8,733 (Rs 1.34 lakh) from that market, while from Germany it minted €7,386 (Rs 5.32 lakh).