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Q. Due to intolerance statement what do u think FAN and Raees collection will be affected like Dilwale? (Fan 15 APRIL)
Ans. SRK has apologized for his remark and people will forget about the controversy in a few months. The effect will be lesser than Dilwale.
Q. Raees is clashing with sultan and Dangal with Baahubali 2. So what is the chance that FAN will be highest grosser of the year?
Ans. Either Sultan, Dangal or Raees will be the highest grosser of the year despite the clash.
Q. Who is worldwide winner of Dilwale vs BM clash?
Q. Do u have any updates on Namaste England? When the shooting will start? (Akshay)
Ans. The film has been postponed to 2017.
Q. Do u think that sultan can be another content driven film of Salman Khan like Bajrangi Bhaijaan as it looks like not a typical masala film? If it lives up to the expectations then can Salman Khan reach in the league of biggest superstars of all time?
Ans. YRF and Ali Abbas Zafar has clarified that Sultan will be a full masala entertainer. Salman is already one of the biggest superstars in Bollywood.
Q. Will Akshay and Katrina ever work together?
Ans. There were rumours that Katrina was offered Namastey England but she refused. Few months back Katrina has said that her pair with AKshay Kumar was the best.
Q. Is SRK-Alia’s next film is titled as Walk and Talk? (Mani)
Ans. It is still untitled.
Q. Can u tell me what is the difference b/w trade figures and official figures and which of one is more reliable? (Pranav)
Ans. Trade figure is an estimate calculated on the basis of samples from some circuits. Official figures are the numbers provided by producers. Obviously trade figures are more reliable now as producers tend to manipulate.
Q. Around when in early 2017 could Robot 2 release? What could be the 1st day collection all over india if trailer is liked by all?
Ans. It will be released probably in later 2017. First day collection can be in the range of 45-50 if the trailer and music is received well.
Q. Which Akshay Kumar’s movies are confirmed for release as there are speculations around him being part of lot of movies?
Ans. Housefull 2, Rustom, Robot 2,
Q. What Rustom is all about? Any idea about story line?
Ans. Rustom will not just have a strong romantic plot but also a thrilling murder mystery. It’s a beautiful story that the audience will connect to and the puzzling murder will keep you riveted with interesting twist and turns.
Q. Is Deepika Padukone risking her Bollywood career by preferring Hollywood as 1 year absence from Bollywood can result in decrease in popularity?
Ans. Currently she is on the top of her game. If she does not take a risk now then when?
Q. What is the budget of Fan? (Amit Sundarani)
Ans. Up to 90 crore.
Q. Can Housefull 3 touch 30 cr opening if gets solo release and what will be the weekend and lifetime then? (Jack William)
Ans. It will be extremely tough to cross 30 crore. The real target should be 25 crore and even then it will be considered a big number. But if it can touch 30 crore on opening day then 200 crore can be possible.
Q. Can you predict top 6 openers of Bollywood?
Ans. Sultan, Danagl, Raees, Mohenjodaro, Shivaay, Dishoom.
Q. When will Bajrangi Bhaijaan is going to release in China and other countries? (Salman Fan)
Ans. Kabir Khan has said that Bajrangi Bhaijaan will be released in China, Japan and Korea. But the exact release date has not been finalized yet.
Q. If Sultan and Raees clash and one movie has positive wom and the other has negative or mixed, is there a chance that one movie can fail to collect even the 100 crore? (Jas)
Ans. With mixed word of mouth, both films will cross 100 crore mark easily. Your described scenario can occur if one film receives terrific WOM and other receives extremely negative.
Q. Is Ranbir Kapoor one of the biggest stars in metro cities? (Shreya)
Ans. He was the biggest start after Khans and Hrithik in 2013. His films like Barfi and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani did extremely well in metro cities. But his stardom has decreased after back to back failures. The poor performance of Tamasha was a big shock. Now the actors like Varun and Ranveer have taken a lead.
Q. If Ae Dil Hai Mushkil gets WOM like YJHD, then how much it can earn with clash and without clash?
Ans. With clash 130 crore and without clash 180 crore as Diwali is the best release period to get initials.