As per the trade reports, Kareena Kapoor's Heroine has an edge over Priyamani's Charulatha, as the Bollywood movie is releasing in record number of 2,400 screens. On the other end, Charulatha is releasing in only 500+ screens in India in four languages. However, going by the number of screens, one would easily predict that the Bollywood film would overshadow the multilingual flick.
But the traders say that the South movie will give a tough competition to Heroine, as Priyamani is very popular in all four languages. The concept and the marketing of Charulatha have drawn the audience attention down South and it would affect the collections of the Kareena Kapoor starrer movie in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
Nonetheless, Kareena Kapoor's Heroine is expected to make a huge collection than Priyamani considering the number of screens. It is also said that the posters of the movies featuring Kareena in revealing outfits have attracted the masses and this could help the movie get a grand opening. Whereas, the avatars of conjoined twins played by Priyamani in Charulatha has drawn all section of audience down South.
While Heroine is a hard-hitting movie, which revolves around an actress, Charulatha is a story of conjoined twins or Siamese twins.