Akshay Kumar’s Rustom is leading… It is performing better than Mohenjo Daro. It got decent reviews and people are liking this film more. Mohenjo Daro did not seem to be appealing to the audience, while there was curiosity and hype around Rustom. Both the films have a three-day weekend as Monday is a holiday because of Independence Day. Rustom as a patriotic film gets an advantage there as well.
Number of screens for Mohenjo Daro are higher than that of Rustom, but the average occupancy is lower. It’s like there are 100 people who want to watch both the films, but Mohenjo Daro is playing at 150 screens while Rustom is at 100.
While Rustom has been made at a cost of Rs 50 crore, Mohenjo Daro’s budget is Rs 100 crore.
Akshay Kumar’s Rustom and Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro box office clash has turned out to be advantage Akshay. The film has made Rs 14.11 crore on day one and is likely to add over Rs 18 crore on day 2. The film is likely to follow the success of Akshay’s Rustom and Housefull 3. Mohenjo Daro opened box office collection on Friday with Rs 8.8 crore and is expected to earn around Rs 10 crore on Saturday.