[tps_footer]The end of the year 2015 was a bang with ‘Dilwale’ and ‘Bajirao Mastani’ hitting the screens on the same day. The two films were much in news for their competition at the box office. Nevertheless both the movies have earned massive collections. Rohit Shetty’s film ‘Dilwale’ managed to earn amazing numbers initially because of its strong star cast whereas Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Bajirao Mastani’ impressed the audience with its strong plot and execution.
Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dilwale’ fell short of audience after a few days when Deepika Padukone’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ became the talk of the town for its brilliant performances.
The mega budget film ‘Dilwale’ was magnetic in its promotional activities, and the movie gained all the attention for the reunion of the most adored tinsel town Jodi SRK and Kajol. With neck to neck pros and cons both the films proved to be successful at the box office.
Both the films have ended their worldwide runs and are at Rs 370.5 crore net approx( Rs 3.7 billion) for Dilwale and Rs 357 crore (Rs 3.5 billion) for Bajirao Mastani.
It is the overseas business that managed Dilwale to have better Worldwide collections and that too mainly Gulf, United Kingdom and Malaysia.
The India business is better for Bajirao Mastani,the Deepika Padukone–Ranveer Singh starrer film grossed Rs 254.61 crore (182.97 crore net approx), while Shah Rukh Khan–Kajol starrer film grossed Rs 194.86 crore (140.08 crore net approx)
Undoubtedly, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Bajirao Mastani’ has won the battle in India in its box office collections leaving behind Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dilwale’.[/tps_footer]