Mumbai: This week, two films of different genres – Malang and Shikara hit the screens and are facing each other at the box office.
While one is a crime-thriller, the other one is a love story set in the backdrop of political turmoil.
Malang is all about good looks-Aditya Roy Kapur, Disha Patani and ever-young Anil Kapoor. On the other hand, Shikara featuring new faces is led by one-man army- filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra. This has definitely impacted the box office result.
As per the opening day estimates, Disha and Aditya’s Malang’s box office collection on Day 1 was more than Shikara by Rs 5.50 Crore.
As per Box office India, Malang witnessed a growth towards the evening shows on Friday and the box office collection on Day 1 was Rs 6.50 Crore nett.
Malang’s box office collection on Saturday is expected to go up by 40-50%.
On the other hand, Shikara recorded Rs 1 Crore nett. The film is based on a serious subject of Kashmiri Pandits and was involved in some controversies too.