One of the most anticipated films of 2017 where audiences get their first blockbuster at the very beginning of the year, Hrithik Roshan‘s Kaabil and Shahrukh Khan’s Raees, comes with all combinations which a super-hit film should possess. Hrithik and Shahrukh or say Raees vs Kaabil facing off each other might be a tough decision for fans as both the films carry a strong storyline which will definitely work a positive way around at the opening day box office collection. However, it’s not the first time that the superstars of Bollywood received clashes from co-actors. For example, Hrithik’s Mohenjo Daro clashed with Rustom wherein Shahrukh’s Dilwale clashed with Bajirao Mastani and everybody knows the fate of both the films. So, with both the actors’ film clashing with each other, let’s check who’s riding higher at the 1st day total box office collection.
However, it’s not the first time that the superstars of Bollywood received clashes from co-actors. For example, Hrithik’s Mohenjo Daro clashed with Rustom wherein Shahrukh‘s Dilwale clashed with Bajirao Mastani and everybody knows the fate of both the films. So, with both the actors’ film clashing with each other, let’s check who’s riding higher at the 1st day total box office collection.
Released in as many as 5100 screens across the globe, both the films managed to grab as much as attention from marketing and campaigns done by the films. Raees which occupied 2800 screens ended up in engaging around 97% of the total screens distributed on a worldwide basis. Critic panel is all praises for the Shahrukh Khan starrer along with debutante Mahira Khan completely justifies to her character and the thing that helps in attracting masses to the multiplexes is the acting and how the storyline is developed. Based on true events, Shahrukh steals the show with his magnificent performance thus making Raees generating revenue of Rs. 21.75 crores in the opening day worldwide box office collection.
Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam starer Kaabil tells a tale of a blind couple happily married who ends up fighting a heinous crime attempted by local Don and his goons. The movie collection is definitely going to gear up after the rave reviews from all the sides. Taking the acting skills a niche above, the film managed to occupy near about 92% of the total screen of 2300 distributed across the globe. Although with a slow start, the word-of-mouth has worked brilliantly for the film henceforth settling Kaabil 1st day total box office collection at Rs. 16.23 crores.
The figures show that Raees is running ahead of Kaabil with almost 5 crore margin but there are chances that Kaabil may get ahead of Raees. Kaabil vs Raees box office collection gives us clear intention that audiences have preferred both the films thus giving thumbs up to both. Well, the one thing which is a matter of concern for Raees vs Kaabil total collection is the inadequate separation. Raees has more screen space with more amount of budget for satellite rights as compared to Kaabil but as the storyline is simply invincible, the Friday collection may get overrun by Saturday’s box office collection.