After a sluggish run at the box office, there is excitement in the air as Bollywood awaits the mega clash between Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha and Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan. Both the films have the potential to earn well among the audience. But let’s see who is ahead in the opening race for the first day advance booking.
Both the veterans are scheduled to release on August 11. Both Aamir and Akshay have their loyal fans. Aamir’s films primarily attract multiplex audiences, while Akshay’s has always been a single screen stronghold. Keeping this in mind, Aamir’s LSC is leading in the early stages as compared to Akshay’s. rb Because advance booking has started mainly in multiplexes.
The advance booking of both the films has started from tomorrow. As reported in Sacnilk, Lal Singh Chaddha has accumulated 74 lakh (including blocked seats) or 6.2 lakh (except for blocked seats) till last night. On the other hand, Raksha Bandhan has accumulated 67 lakhs (including blocked seats) or 3.6 lakh (except for blocked seats). For those who don’t know, blocked seats are visible even when there is an incomplete/failed/canceled transaction or booking process.
So, we can see that Lal Singh Chaddha is leading a bit ahead of Raksha Bandhan and is expected to remain so. Tickets are reportedly a bit high for aamir khan movie
Apart from the advance booking, it will be interesting to see what will be the final screen count of both the stalwarts. Stay tuned to Koimoi for screen count updates and more box office stories.