Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's film Bajirao Mastani has got positive response from critics and the audience alike. Despite facing a major clash from Shahrukh Khan's Dilwale, Bajirao Mastani has shown a steep rise in its collection at the box office.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali took almost 12 years to make Bajirao Mastani and it seems that his hard work has finally paid off. His film collected Rs 12.80 Crores on its first Friday, on its second day it earned Rs 15.52 Crores at the Indian box office. The collection of Sunday was Rs 18.45 Crores.
Dilwale First Weekend (3 Days) BO Collection
Taking about Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote on microblogging site Twitter, '' #BajiraoMastani is UNSTOPPABLE. SUPER word of mouth translates into SUPER biz. Fri 12.80 cr, Sat 15.52 cr, Sun 18.45 cr. Total: ₹ 46.77 cr.''
He added, ''#Dilwale + #BajiraoMastani *COMBINED* business:- Fri 33.80 cr, Sat 35.61 cr, Sun 42.45 cr. COMBINED total: ₹ 111.86 cr. India biz.''
''Silver lining: Both #Dilwale and #BajiraoMastani liked by moviegoers. Multiple holidays ahead + no major Hindi film till 8 Jan advantageous,'' Taran Adarsh tweeted.
The positive word of mouth is helping Bajirao Mastani a lot in getting good business. Both Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are getting praises from every corner for their amazing performances in the movie.
Unfortunately, the film even became the target of Shiv Sena, who asked for a temporary ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film. Many shows in Pune, got cancelled because of this protest. Bajirao Mastani also came under fire by angry descendants of Peshwa Bajirao and Mastani, who objected on the wrong portrayal of the History.
However, the viewers loved the way Sanjay Leela Bhansali portrayed his characters in Bajirao Mastani.
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Dilwale Vs Bajirao Mastani
Shahrukh Khan's Dilwale opened in nearly 4000 screens, while Bajirao Mastani occupied about 3000 screens. But according to reports, Bajirao Mastani is making money much faster than Dilwale.
(In Pic-Deepika, Priyanka)
Bajirao Mastani has got excellent reviews from film critics. Even the positive word of mouth publicity is helping the movie in getting good box office numbers.
(In Pic-Bajirao Mastani poster)
Bajirao Mastani also stars Priyanka Chopra in a lead role. Priyanka is playing the role of Kashibai, the first wife of Bajirao, in the movie.
(In Pic-Ranveer Singh)
Ranveer Singh is playing the role of Bajirao in the movie, while his alleged girlfriend Deepika Padukone is playing the role of Mastani in the movie.
According to reports, all the lead characters of the movie, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone & Priyanka Chopra, have given an award winning performances.
(In Pic-Deepika as Mastani)
BM Box Office
Bajirao Mastani opened to approximately 30% occupancy on its opening day at the Box Office but soon showed a superb growth on the weekends.
Bajirao Mastani earned Rs 12.80 Crores on its first Friday, it earned Rs 15.52 Crores on Saturday. The collection of Sunday was Rs 18.45 Crores.
(In Pic-Priyanka Chopra)
Taran Adarsh wrote, ''#BajiraoMastani - AUS: Thu A$ 67, Fri [Rank 10] A$ 77,919. Total: A$ 77,986 [₹ 37.11 lacs]... NZ: Fri [Rank 7] NZ$ 15,428 [₹ 6.89 lacs].''