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Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale crosses Rs. 100 cr in India, Deepika’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ picking up pace

While Bajirao Mastani's collections registered a jump on weekdays, Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol's Dilwale had an upper hand on weekend.

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Deepika Padukone’s Bajirao Mastani’s collections have now registered a jump during weekdays and is doing better than its performance during weekend, while SRK’s Dilwale is still going strong.

Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale, which released with Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer Bajirao Mastani, has collected a whopping Rs. 102.65 cr in its first week. While SRK’s movie has entered into the coveted 100 crore club, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus has collected Rs. 86.15 cr in its first week.

Read: Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dilwale’ earns Rs. 102.65 cr

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh’s Bajirao Mastani, which had a slow start at the box office, picked up pace over the weekend thanks to the strong and positive word of mouth. Bajirao Mastani’s collections registered a jump on weekdays while Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol’s Dilwale had an upper hand on weekend.

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Bajirao Mastani and Dilwale, which have been going head strong at the box office, had witnessed a growth in their collections over the weekend, but Monday (December 22) collections have come as a surprise as SRK’s undefeated ‘Dilwale’ has been overpowered by the collections of ‘Bajirao Mastani’. (Read review of Bajirao Mastani )

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The collections of ‘Dilwale’ declined by 50 per cent on Monday, whereas ‘Bajirao Mastani’s collections went down by mere 10 – 15 per cent. The figures of ‘Bajirao Mastani’s collections were ahead of Dilwale for the first time on Monday and were almost similar on Tuesday.

‘Bajirao Mastnai’ earned Rs. 10.25 cr on Monday and Rs. 9.40 cr on Tuesday, whereas ‘Dilwale’ made Rs 10.09 cr on Monday and Tuesday collections were Rs. 9.42cr. (Read review of Dilwale)

Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:

Rohit Shetty’s film is also doing good overseas. The total collections of both the films still puts Bajirao Mastani in the second position.

The overall collections of ‘Dilwale’ in India are Rs. 84.60 cr, and ‘Bajirao Mastani’ has earned Rs. 66.42 cr.

Rohit Shetty recently said that it was not ‘Bajirao Mastani’ that affected the film but the people calling a ban on the movie did.

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