In the world of cinema, clashes at the box office often create a buzz that’s hard to ignore. This year has already seen some major clashes, like ‘Gadar 2’ and ‘OMG 2’, where both films managed to perform well despite going head-to-head. But the clash of the titans is far from over. From Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Dunki’ to Prabhas’ ‘Salaar’, and from Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ to Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Sam Bahadur’, here are five of the biggest upcoming box office clashes that are set to captivate audiences.
1. Dunki vs. Salaar – December 22, 2023
Shah Rukh Khan, the ‘Baadshah’ of Bollywood, is ready to enthrall audiences with ‘Dunki’, marking his first collaboration with renowned director Rajkumar Hirani. On the same date, South superstar Prabhas is set to unleash his action-packed ‘Salaar’. This clash between two heavyweights promises an epic showdown at the box office.
2. Animal vs. Sam Bahadur – December 1, 2023
Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, was originally set to avoid clashes but now goes head-to-head with Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Sam Bahadur’, directed by Meghna Gulzar. Both films carry high expectations, leaving audiences eagerly awaiting the battle of storytelling and star power.
3. Yodha vs. Merry Christmas – December 15, 2023
Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra, known for their chemistry in ‘Baar Baar Dekho’, face off as Sidharth’s ‘Yodha’ competes with Katrina’s ‘Merry Christmas’. With Disha Patani in ‘Yodha’ and Vijay Sethupathi in ‘Merry Christmas’, this clash adds an extra layer of excitement to the December cinema calendar.
4. Ganapath Part One vs. Leo – Release Date TBA
Tiger Shroff’s Ganapath: Part One lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay’s ‘Leo’. This north vs. south showdown features two actors with massive fan followings across India. Both films aim to appeal to a pan-Indian audience with their multi-language releases, and it’s also a sibling rivalry with Kriti Sanon in Ganapath and Nupur Sanon in ‘Leo’.
5. Singham Again’ vs. Pushpa 2 – August 15, 2024
Ajay Devgn’s ‘Singham Again’ takes on Allu Arjun’s ‘Pushpa 2’ in a north-south face-off. Unlike some clashes that cater to different demographics, both these films share a common audience. ‘Pushpa 2’ is one of the most highly anticipated Indian films, while ‘Singham Again’ promises to be an action-packed extravaganza from the start.
As these cinematic clashes loom on the horizon, fans can expect a thrilling competition at the box office, with each film vying for the top spot and its place in the hearts of moviegoers. Stay tuned for more updates on these epic showdowns.