[tps_footer]Bollywood films Dilwale VS Bajirao Mastani have entered their second weekday phase now and the race is still on between Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer Singh. Both the films finished the second weekend run with ‘Dilwale’ being left behind by ‘Bajirao Mastani’. In Dilwale VS Bajirao Mastani, the latter has finally taken over the former after getting the second highest second week collections of 2015 after ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. ‘Bajirao Mastani’ collected Rs. 5.25 crores net approx (Rs. 52.5 million) on its second Monday at the box office whereas ‘Dilwale’ collected Rs. 3 crores net approx (Rs. 30 million).
‘Dilwale’ had minimal growth on the second weekend despite it being an important holiday like Christmas. As predicted earlier, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ managed to sweep the market due to the holiday factor leaving ‘Dilwale’ behind. The second weekend collections of ‘Dilwale’ stood at Rs. 7.5 crores net approx on Friday, Rs. 6 crores on Saturday and Rs. 7.25 crores on Sunday making the total second weekend collection to Rs. 20.25 crores net approx. The film is however doing wonders in the overseas market with a collection of $16.75 million approx (Rs. 1.11 billion approx) after 10 days at the box office.
‘Bajirao Mastani’ had a great second weekend collections with Friday being Christmas holiday. The film collected Rs. 12 crores net approx on Friday, Rs. 10 crores net approx on Saturday and Rs. 11.75 crores net approx on its second Sunday at the box office. ‘Bajirao Mastani’ collected Rs. 39 crores net approx in its second weekend which is the second highest after the records previously set by Salman Khan starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. The lifetime business for ‘Bajirao Mastani’ is expected to be around 160 crores approx and the numbers might see a rise if the film is able to take advantage of the New Year holiday factor.
In Dilwale VS Bajirao Mastani, Dilwale has current total to Rs. 118.75 crores net approx (Rs. 1.18 billion) and Bajirao Mastani has Rs. 123.25 crores net approx (Rs. 1.23 billion) after 11 days at the box office. Now we wait to see how much longer Dilwale Vs Bajirao Mastani manage to co-exist at the box office.[/tps_footer]