SRK and Hrithik much awaited clash lastly happened and ‘Raees’ have trampled ‘Kaabil’ comprehensively.
‘Raees,’ which has been in the making for over two years, had been delayed numerous times, and was amid the most anticipated pictures in recent times, nevertheless.
And yet the movie released to tepid reviews, it formed a storm at the box-office, grossing about 21 crore rupees.
The movie had courted much debate for being fixed 60:40 screens contrary to ‘Kaabil,’ in the eleventh hour, but the mass panic neighboring Shah Rukh Khan’s reappearance as the anti-hero, worked enormously in its favor.
Though, Sanjay Gupta’s Hrithik Roshan starer movie wasn’t as propitious. In spite of opening to usually positive reviews, the movie grossed a trivial 7.5-8 crore rupees roughly, rendering to boxofficeindia.com.
The figures are even lesser than Hrithik’s 2016 huge debacle, ‘Mohenjo Daro,’ which accomplished closely 9 crore rupees on its first day.
SRK star power has fruitfully managed to trump a down and debilitated Hrithik, surpassing his movie ‘Kaabil‘ by a remarkable 13 crore rupees.
The box office collections of the two movies are predictable to ascend today, being a public holiday. Optimistic word-of-mouth is also predictable to work in favor of ‘Kaabil‘.
The prolonged weekend figures would present a better picture as to how many pounds Hrithik would be capable of reducing amid the collections of the two big movies.
But ‘Raees’ is still predictable to emerge winner come Monday.