Upon fans requests, we are commencing our first Live Q&A session. The session will begin in the evening. The answers will be updated on this page.
Q. Can Dilwale cross the collection of Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Dhoom 3 in overseas? (Neelesh)
Ans. It will be tough. Dilwale currently stands at $26.86 million and will probably add $0.5-1 million more in its kitty before it completes its lifetime run. Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Dhoom3 overseas collection are 29 and 30.73 million respectively.
Q. How much Fan is expected to collect on the opening day? (JK)
Ans. Around 20 crore.
Q. Which actor has the biggest fan following at mass centers? (Aliyu Ibrahim)
Ans. Salman Khan is the darling of masses and is the biggest crowd puller there.
Q. Does the success of Airlift has consolidated the power of Akshay Kumar at Indian box office because Airlift was a niche genre and it was also his 5th film in last 12 months? (Gaurav Tiwari)
Ans. Akshay Kumar has always been a super star. Except from Baby, his all other releases in last year had a very good opening. It was just about the right content which has happened with Airlift.
Q. What will be the expected lifetime collection of Airlift in overseas? Can it cross 50 crore? (Saksham Akkiian)
Ans. The film is likely to collect in the range of 35-40 crore as it has dropped on weekdays in overseas.
Q. Will Batman vs Superman and Civil War open huge in Indian market? (Rikaz)
Ans. Batman Vs Superman will have a record opening in India as both Batman and Superman series have been extremely popular here. Captain America Civil War is also expected to take big opening but it will be affected somehow by IPL.
Q. Hrithik’s Mohenjo Daro is scheduled to release on Aug 12 and also Hera Pheri 3 is also confirmed for the same date. Does it mean that Rustom will be postponed?
Ans. What we hear that Hera Pheri 3 will be postponed to September or may be later. This leaves Mohenjo Daro and Rustom in the battle. Most probably Rustom will be pushed one week later or before to avert the clash.
Q. How much Airlift needs to be declared a Blockbuster or ATBB? (Abhiraj)
Ans. The film should collect 145 crore to become a blockbuster. It will attain ATBB status at 175 crore.
Q. Can Sultan break PK record if it had a solo release on Eid? (Dev)
Ans. Last year Salman Khan almost broke PK record with Bajrangi Bhaijaan. This year he will be trying his luck with Sultan. Bajrangi Bhaijaan had a universal appeal and excellent word of mouth. If it happens with Sultan also, then obviously PK record will be a history. But it will be tough for Sultan as the sports genre has not been so popular in India
Q. After Sultan, Salman’s upcoming film will be Dabangg 3 or Atul’s next?
Ans. Slaman Khan has confirmed that he will work on Dabbang 3 first releasing on Eid 2017.