Dunki and Salaar were released in the theatre on 21 Dec and 22 Dec respectively and the competition between films of two mega-stars is still intense. Dunki came to theatres one day prior from Salaar, however now both of the films are competing with each other in the race to be a blockbuster hit.
Here are the insights of the collections of both of the movies:
Dunki Box Office Collection so far:
Shah Rukh Khan’s Dunki successfully earned ₹29.2 crore net in the domestic market on its first day.
Producers are anticipating that Dunki will earn ₹20 crore net on day 2, so after two days estimated business of the film will be ₹49.2 crore net.Dunki’s Gross Box Office Collection (GBOC) was ₹58 crore worldwide on its opening day, according to information previously released by Red Chillies Entertainment, the production company behind the Rajkumar Hirani film. According to Sacnilk.com the film brought in ₹35 crore at the box office in India and ₹23 crore overseas.
The movie was made with a budget of ₹120 crore and was released on December 21 which got mixed reviews from the fans. Some of it is the ‘another best work of RajKumar Hirani’ and some found the movie ‘boring and without humour.’
Dunki Vs SRK’s other hits:
Apart from Dunki, SRK gave hit films like ‘Pathan’ and ‘Jawan.’ On the first day release ‘Pathan’ earned ₹57 crore net, and on its second day it crossed ₹70.5 crore net. Whereas, ‘Jawan’ first day collection was higher compared to ‘Pathan’. Jawan earned ₹75 crore on its first day and ₹53.23 crore on day 2.
But the difference between Dunki,Pathan and Jawan is that, Dunki is available in Hindi language only. Whereas Pathan and Jawan were available in 4 other languages apart from Hindi.
Salaar Box Office Collection so far:
Prashanth Neel’s helmed film ‘Salaar: Cease Fire – Part 1‘ now available in theatres, is becoming popular among the audience. Salaar earned over ₹34 crore on Day 2 and its total Global collection is ₹127.98 crore.
Furthermore, according to the website, on Saturday, Salaar: Cease Fire – Part 1 was viewed in 71.73 percent of Telugu, 36.26 percent in Malayalam, 26.69 percent in Tamil, 54.93 percent in Kannada, and 25.07 percent in Hindi. Trade analyst Nishit Shaw, meanwhile, claimed in a tweet on X that the Prabhas film officially opened with a global gross of ₹178.70 crore. With Prabhas scoring his fourth century, Salaar becomes the biggest opener of 2023 and the third-biggest opener of all time.
In terms of earnings by region, the film brought in ₹70 crore from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It brought in ₹12 crore and ₹5 crore on its first day at the box office,respectively.
Since the competition between the two films is intense, it will be interesting to see who will be the ‘Blockbuster Hit’ at the end of year.