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It’s Alia Bhatt v/s Ranbir Kapoor as RRR clashes with Shamshera at the box office in 2020

Alia Bhatt’s RRR and Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera will clash at the box office as they release on July 31, 2020

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While lovebirds Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are celebrating her 26th birthday today, seems like they might have a clash in the future. Well, not on personal grounds but we are talking about one at the box office! Yes, it is going to Alia Bhatt v/s Ranbir Kapoor as RRR will clash with Shamshera at the box office in 2020. Don’t believe us? Check out the release date of both the movies. Yash Raj Film’s Shamshera was announced last year. Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor, the movie was scheduled to release on July 31, 2020. Yesterday (March 14), SS Rajamouli and team announced that Alia Bhatt was a part of his next, RRR. Also starring Ajay Devgn, Ram Charan and Jr. NTR, the makers decided for July 31, 2020, for the south film’s release too!

This clearly means the two lovers, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have a mega box office clash up their sleeves. While RRR is a Telugu film about two legendary warriors, Shamshera is a Hindi action-adventure movie about a dacoit tribe taking their revenge from the Britishers in the 1800s. Both this period dramas are being made on a large scale. While Ranbir has already kick-started his shoot, Alia will join SS Rajamouli and team pretty soon. We wonder what will happen when these two will collide at the box office.

Watch the Shamshera teaser here:

Though two films can easily sustain at the box office, we feel either of them will surely shift. This is because of the fact that the genres are nearly similar and both are massive movies. Ranbir Kapoor – Alia Bhatt are working together on Brahmastra. The part 1 of the trilogy is all set to release during Christmas this year. In the meantime, stay tuned to CineBlitz for more news and updates about RRR and Shamshera‘s clash.

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Shimla scales high on Bollywood’s maps!

An increasing number of Bollywood filmmakers are exploring the beauteous landscapes of Shimla on the big screen. Check out some of the newest projects being planned there

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Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aryan were spotted shooting in Shimla; Pic courtesy: Instagram (kartiksarafanclub)

Move aside Switzerland and make way Kashmir for Shimla, as that’s where filmmakers are increasingly heading to shoot their films. Not just that, the beautiful hill-station up in the North is also being explored for various commercial prospects by the industry folks. Here’s taking a look at some of the films and ventures that Shimla will soon witness.

Aaj Kal

Kartik Aryan and Sara Ali Khan will be travelling to Shimla to shoot the last schedule of the sequel to Love Aaj Kal very soon. The film is directed by Imtiaz Ali, who loves shooting in Shimla. He has previously shot his film Tamasha with Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor there at locations like Jakhu Temple, Summer Hill and Toy Train. He also shot Jab We Met at Mall Road, Mountain Railway and Summer Hill.

Laal Singh Chaddha

Aamir Khan will start shooting for the official Hindi remake of Forest Gump in Shimla soon. It is learnt that the actor plans to take the film on floor in September and most of the film will be shot there. Aamir has also bought a plot of land in Himachal Pradesh and will be constructing a set to shoot his new film.

Dushman producer opens a cafe in Shimla

Film producer Vinay Bhardwaj, who has produced films like DushmanMarksheet andGod of Cricket, has opened a café in Shimla. Bhardwaj, who is also a close friend of Mahesh Bhatt has made sure there is a special cappuccino named after Mahesh Bhatt.

Café Shimla Heart is a full-service restaurant/cafe located in Sanjauli near Shimla. The restaurant features a full menu of moderately-priced ‘comfort’ food influenced by fast-food, Indian, Chinese and continental cooking traditions, but based on time-honored recipes from around the world. The cafe section of Magic Mountain Hospitality Group features a coffeehouse with a dessert bar, magazines, and space for live performers.

Boosting filmmaking in Himachal Pradesh!

To promote Himachal Pradesh as a favorite and major destination for promoting filmmaking, a Film Tourism Policy is on the anvil which would not only give fillip to tourism industry but would also facilitate film activities in the state. Single window clearance system has been set up to assist the filmmakers for granting the shooting and building permissions, law and order-related issues and movement of equipment at their level.

The state had already been organising film festivals and other film-related activities in and around Shimla from time to time. The state government was pursuing the matter with the Government of India for getting the air strips at Shimla, Kullu and Dharamshala extended and upgraded besides operationalising regular flights which would provide added facility for film production and would boost tourism in the state.

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Kabir Singh box office collection day 4: Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s film is rock steady; earns another massive amount

Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh continues its epic run at the box office

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Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in a still from Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh might be a remake of a hit Telugu film, Arjun Reddy. But it is rewriting record books in Bollywood as it continues its fantastic run at the box office! The movie has not only become the highest opener for a Bollywood adult film, but also the highest weekend grosser for the same. But that’s not it! On day 4, Kabir Singh remained rock steady and passed the crucial Monday litmus test with flying colours. In fact, once again, the movie earned a massive amount. And stunned the trade!

Yes, the experts felt that the movie will see a massive dip as the weekdays kicked in! And while, Kabir Singh did see a marginal dip, it wasn’t as much as anticipated. For those of you who don’t remember, the Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial had raked in Rs 20.21 crore, Rs 22.71 crore and Rs 27.91 crore on Friday (day 1), Saturday (day 2) and Sunday (day 3) respectively. On day 4, the first Monday, it added another Rs 17.54 crore. And that took, Kabir Singh’s box office collection to Rs 88.37 crore, which is massive! Considering that, the movie got an adults only certificate, was released in 3100 screens and only had a decent buzz, it has performed phenomenally well.

Kabir Singh has been able to do so well courtesy the content. While a few critics ripped the film apart, people loved it. They loved Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s performance as well as the story and its execution! And this enabled a positive word of mouth publicity to grow, which in turn helped the movie earn such a massive amount. By the way, what did you guys think about Kabir Singh? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip right here.

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Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh is the highest opening weekend grosser for an adult Bollywood film

Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh broke another record at the box office at the end of the first weekend

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Shahid Kapoor in a still from Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh got a slightly restricted release because it was an ‘adults only’ film. The movie released in just 3100 screens. However, that did not stop it from raking in the moolah at the box office. In fact, it collected a massive Rs 70.83 crore over the first weekend. And with that, it achieved a huge record. Yes, Kabir Singh is now the highest opening weekend grosser for an adult Bollywood film! The Sandeep Reddy Vanga directorial beat the likes of Satyameva Jayate and Veere Di Wedding to achieve this feat!

If we look at the first weekend collections of all the adult Bollywood releases, it is seen that Kabir Singh is currently the highest first weekend grosser for a Bollywood adult movie with a 3-day collection of Rs 70.83 crore. Grand Masti holds the second place with a collection of Rs 40 crore, with Satyameva Jayate (Rs 37.50 crore) in third place. Veere Di Wedding (Rs 36.50 crore), Raaz 3 (Rs 35 crore), The Dirty Picture (Rs 32 crore), Shootout at Wadala (Rs 30 crore), Hate Story 3 (Rs 27 crore), Ragini MMS 2 (Rs 25 crore), Murder 2 (Rs 22.50 crore) complete the list of top 10 highest first weekend grosser for Bollywood adult movies.

Considering that Kabir Singh had only a decent buzz, a limited release and scathing reviews from a few critics, it has performed very well. All this has been possible because of the audience’s love. People loved Kabir Singh, its execution and Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s performance. Let us know, what you guys think about Kabir Singh? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below! Also, stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip.

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