Ranveer Singh's "Bajirao Mastani" and Shah Rukh Khan's "Dilwale" are holding well at the box office. Both the films have earned in the same range on their fifth day.
Ranveer starrer "Bajirao Mastani" business dropped on its fifth day as it accumulated Rs 9.40 crore on Tuesday compared to Monday's Rs 10.25 crore income, but the drop was just 8 percent. In five-days, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film has earned Rs 66.42 crore net income from the domestic box office.
"#BajiraoMastani is SUPER on weekdays. Fri 12.80 cr, Sat 15.52 cr, Sun 18.45 cr, Mon 10.25 cr, Tue 9.40 cr. Total: ₹ 66.42 cr. India biz," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Bhansali's directorial film is looking forward to close the first week with over Rs 80 crore income. The first week box office collection will be among the top highest seven-day income, after "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Prem Ratan Dhan Payo", "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" and others.
Shah Rukh's film "Dilwale" minted Rs 9.42 crore on Tuesday. The romantic action film is just Rs 15 crore short of crossing Rs 100 crore mark. The five-day box office of "Dilwale" stands at Rs 84.60 crore. If the five-day box office collection is anything to go by then the film will touch Rs 100 crore mark by its first week.
"#Dilwale Fri 21 cr, Sat 20.09 cr, Sun 24 cr, Mon 10.09 cr, Tue 9.42 cr. Total: ₹ 84.60 cr. India biz. STEADY!" box office analyst Adarsh tweeted.
"Dilwale" might also cross Rs 100 crore mark at the overseas box office in its first week, as the film is scoring well globally. Shah Rukh's film earned £ 1,044,110 (Rs 10.27 crore) from the UK box office, while from the Malaysian box office it minted MYR 1 million. The film will also cross $ 4.5 million at the UAE-GCC box office in first week.
"#Dilwale is UNSTOPPABLE in UK, crosses £ 1 million on Tue... Mon £ 143,808, Tue £ 172,653. Total: £ 1,044,110 [₹ 10.27 cr]. @RentrakIndia. #Dilwale crosses MYR 1 million in 4 days in Malaysia... UAE-GCC Week 1 should close at $ 4.5 million. UNPRECEDENTED!" box office analyst Adarsh tweeted.
Worldwide box office
"Bajirao Mastani" will cross Rs 100 crore mark at the worldwide box office by Wednesday, while "Dilwale" might cross Rs 200 crore mark by the end of its first week.