Kaabil Vs Raees: 3 Weeks Collection! Who Lead Finally?

In recent past two movies of two heart-throbs came into cinemas and both with different stories. Where King Khan came up with a story of smuggler “RAEES”, Hrithik Roshan came up with the story of a blind couple “KAABIL”. Expectations were high for both the movies and the performance was up to the mark of course. In this head-to-head clash between two big movies people have predicted that “RAEES” will get better reviews than “KAABIL”. But when the movies appeared in the cinemas the reviews were quite interesting as both the movies managed to win the hearts of viewers. Raees was launched in almost 2,700 screens and kaabil was launched in 2,200 screens but as Shah Rukh is a celebrated actor in India and Internationally so, that worked well with Raees in earning hefty sum of money internationally.

Last year many movies came and went back with new stories somewhere there was lack in the story, somewhere the cinematography was not good and some where the acting was not up to the mark. But these two movies have shown everything in them and that put the reviewers in confusion that which one is better? The number of screen was divided between Raess and Kaabil on 60-40 basis respectively. In Raees the acting of Shah Rukh and Nawaz are been praised whereas Mahira Khan failed somewhere in it and in Kaabil both the actor fabulously played the role of two blind individuals. During the release it was a big question that will this Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam starer be able to make it big at the Box Office?

In terms of story-line, cinematography and acting both the movies were going almost parallel but, when it’s about collection, Can anyone managed to beat Shahrukh? Both the movies have got different storyline and those can’t be compared on any ground. Mr.Amitabh Bachchan watched both the movies and tweeted “Congratulations Shahrukh… RAEES… loved your anger in it!!” for Raees and “KAABIL’ most convincing film… endearing, superior performances, and dexterously handled by Sanjay Gupta, director! Congrats!!” for Kaabil. When the Legend of Indian Cinema has praised both the movies what else they want from it?

Coming down to the reviews the movies have got 3.5 stars overall whereas Kaabil has got 2.5 stars. It clear that from the income front Raees is leading by earning 100 crores in 6 days but Kaabil is not so far behind as it has earned almost 74 crores in 6 days. Entering the cinemas in the first month of the year both the movies have done tremendously good job. Although, it was a head-to-head competition but Indian audience knows to appreciate hard work and they did it for both these films.

Till 14 february summing up the collection of 21 days Raees have earned 165 crores till now and Kaabil has also registered its name in the 100 crore club by earning little more than 134 crores in these 21 days. Overall collection day wise is given below.

3 Weeks Raees Kaabil
Day 1 Rs. 20.42 Crore Rs. 10.43 Crore
Day 2 Rs. 26.30 Crore Rs. 18.67 Crore
Day 3 Rs. 13.11 Crore Rs. 9.77 Crore
Day 4 Rs. 15.61 Crore Rs. 13.54 Crore
Day 5 Rs. 17.80 Crore Rs. 15.05 Crore
Day 6 Rs. 8.25 Crore Rs. 6.04 Crore
Day 7 Rs. 7.52 Crore Rs. 6.10 Crore
Day 8 Rs. 7.1 Crore Rs. 5.70 Crore
Day 9 Rs. 6.25 Crore Rs. 5.25 Crore
Day 10 Rs. 6.60 Crore Rs. 6.40 Crore
Day 11 Rs. 8.50 Crore Rs. 9.22 Crore
Day 12 Rs. 10 Crore Rs. 11.88 Crore
Day 13 Rs. 6.50 Crore Rs. 2.97 Crore
Day 14 Rs. 4.10 Crore Rs. 3.05 Crore
Day 15 Rs. 1.50 Crore Rs. 2.79 Crore
Day 16 Rs. 1.40 Crore Rs. 2.31 Crore
Day 17 Rs. 1.05 Crore Rs. 1.11 Crore
Day 18 Rs. 1.30 Crore Rs. 1.38 Crore
Day 19 Rs. 1.21 Crore Rs. 1.45 Crore
Day 20 Rs. 66 Lakh Rs. 80 Lakh
Day 21 Rs. 50 Lakh Rs. 95 Lakh
Total Rs. 165.58 Crore Rs. 134.82 Crore

Day wise Collection Source

World's Second Richest Actor And World's Second Smartest Actor: Who Will Win?

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.