Aamir Khan is all set for the release of Laal Singh Chaddha – the official Bollywood remake of 1994 American film Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks. This comedy-drama starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Naga Chaitanya and Mona Singh in lead roles is all set to hit the screens tomorrow, August 11.
Despite it being a post-pandemic time and the film clashing with Akshay Kumar-led film Raksha Bandhan, the buzz around the film is quite present. With LSC being Aamir’s film after a few years – and it releasing on a special day, good numbers can be expected. This number may also increase with the improvement in advance booking numbers.
While we will have to wait a day more to know how well Laal Singh Chaddha fared on his opening day, here’s a look Aamir KhanCurrently top 5 openers.
Thugs of Hindostan
Released during Diwali week in 2018, this Aamir Khan film – also starring Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina KaifFatima Sana Shaikh and Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub may have flopped at the box office, but it had an impressive opening day. directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya 52.25 crore your first day.
TOH is followed by Vijay Krishna Acharya’s Dhoom 3 which stars Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra and Jackie Shroff among the top 5 openers of Bollywood’s Perfectionists. Considered a blockbuster at the box office, this 2013 action-thriller earned 33.42 crore on the day of its opening.
This is the third film of Aamir Khan to top the list of highest opening day films, the 2016 biographical sports drama Dangal by Nitesh Tiwari. Film starring Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and Sakshi Tanwar 29.19Cr At the ticket counter on the first day
Rajkumar Hirani’s PK is Aamir’s next top opener. Also starring Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani and Saurabh Shukla, the film earned 26.63 crore on the day of its opening.
Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rani Mukerji-led Talaash earns 13.50 crore on the day of its opening.
After watching the above films, it can be speculated that Laal Singh Chaddha may make it to the fourth spot – especially considering that Akshay Kumar’s film is releasing on Raksha Bandhan and with his sisters Based on the bond of a brother. It will be interesting to see if LSC pulls off the magic number and climbs much higher.