The situation for Bollywood star lover is critical this week as ShahRukh Khan Raees and Hrithik Roshan Kaabil is releasing on same date this Friday on 25th Jan, this clash between these two big superstar results in battle which will have give one winner and one loser. As India has enough screen to accommodate these two big release. As exhibitors insist that there is enough space in Hindi cinema so for the release of these big banner movie. And both are confident also that the movie will run on their full potential and will earn according to expectation but it may take a bit longer than if they were solo released.
The advance booking of the movie tickets for RAees are strong and all the ticket for first season has already being sold out. The trailer of this movie is liked by the people very much and as a first review for the movie U.A.E based umair sandhu asked about the film as a sure shot, action packed blockbuster and a kind of proper hard-core entertainment cinema.
The we look on the track records of both , superstar Hrithik Roshan might get a slight advantage who scored the highest opening week collection of his career with Krrish 3, which is 164.50 ($24.7 million) in year 2013.
Shah Rukh has his biggest first week collection with Happy New Year, which made 157.50 crore ($23.6 million) in 2014. Similarly Hrithik Roshan has the bragging rights of highest lifetime total with Krrish 3 i.e Rs. 240.50 crore ($36.1 million), beating SRK’s best effort in Chennai Express i.e Rs. 226.70 crore ($34.1 million) in 2013. But as a whole King Khan has six hit movie with collection record of Rs.100 crore ($15 million) while Hrithik Roshan has only three movie in this list.
“The only major difference in this release is that a solo release film can do 75 crore -100 crore over the release weekend whereas in the case of a clash it will take five days to do the same collection business as with the trailer review Both movie Raees and Kaabil are looking very promising and exciting and both will do well at the box office.” and the business is not affected by this clash on these superstar fan following.
Ramesh Bala the analyst predicts that the crime thriller directed by Rahul Dholakia will open bigger by the action of Shak Rukh’s khan star power and fan following. “Both have room to be blockbusters as the content is good. , Raees will be a bigger hit.
This time Shah Rukh is Stepping out away from his usual romantic image, Shah Rukh plays a ruthless bootlegger in the co-production between SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment.
Kaabil Produced by Hrithik’s father Rakesh Roshan, the movie Kaabil is the saga of Rohan, a visually impaired dubbing artist who falls in love with Supriya, an independent woman who is blind. They begin to build the world of their dreams but tragedy comes as he Driven by his loss, rage and undying love for Supriya, producer focused s on a battle of strength and the emotions for which the powerful people destroyed his life.
On the other hand in Raaes the story during 1980’s that how a gangster rises to become most powerful man in the state who is equally loved and feared from opposition Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays his nemesis who plays a tough cop. Pakistani actress Mahira Khan as her Bollywood debut,plays as Raees’ Muslim wife who helps him build all his criminal divine.
King khan and Hrithik Roshan both wish the clash could be avoided. Raees was firstly scheduled to be released during the Eid festival last June with Salman khan movie Sultan but movie was not ready and the release was postponed several times to avoid direct competition with other Bollywood stars and the Hindi movie titles.
Shah Rukh said in an interview with DNA , he does not believe that total earnings of either of the film will be affected, he also added, “I do not think it is bad for the industry at all from business point of view . It is rather nice for the viewer all over as they have more choices.”
According to Hrithik his father Rakesh Roshan was little bit upset about the clash but is being graceful and believe the Raees producers had not gone head-to-head. “My sadness is only that if the party had planned it a little better than this clash would not have happened,” he said.
According to analyst Atul Mohan prediction the maximum that Raees and Kaabil can earn is 300 crore in combined. He said both the producer are aiming high as they are thinking to match Salman’s Sultan Last year, Nitiesh Tiwari’s Dangal because both of them are blockbuster movies with all the record breaking figures which is hard to catch.