‘M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story’ and ‘Azhar’, both the biopics have received a great response from the fans across the country.
Since cricket is a religion in India, therefore as expected, both the movies got a great openings as the box-office as well.
In ‘Azhar’, actor Emraan Hashmi played the role of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin whereas in ‘M.S. Dhoni : The Untold Story’, Sushant Singh Rajput is in the lead role.
The star-casts of both the movies is highly appreciated for their work, not only by the film critics but also by the fans.
But as far as the collections at the box-office after the first weekend is concerned, MS Dhoni’s biopic beats Azhar by a huge margin.
‘Azhar’ was released in May whereas ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ got released past week and is currently having a sensational run at the theatres.
Here is the comparative analysis of both the films:
|Day||MS Dhoni: The Untold Story||Azhar|
|Friday||Rs 21.30 Cr||Rs 6.30 Cr|
|Saturday||Rs 20.60 Cr||Rs 7 Cr|
|Sunday||Rs 24.10 Cr||Rs 7.50 Cr|
|Total Weekend||Rs 66 Cr||Rs 20.80 Cr|