Here's How Deepika Padukone Reacted to the Epic Clash of Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani at the Box Office!
Listen up! The actress speaks her mind on the one!
With the onset of December, all of Bollywood was abuzz with epic clash of the biggest films of the year at the box office. After all SRK’s Dilwale and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani were releasing on the very same day!
Though thought-provoking and slightly more meaningful reviews have favoured Bajirao Mastani or the run-of-the-mill kind of plot of Dilwale, the box office numbers state something different altogether!
In this epic battle of the biggies, Dilwale has clearly won at the box office by already minting more than Rs 100 crore business worldwide! Usually in situations like these actors involved are always on edge, as the numbers predict their bankability. But not Deepika Padukone! Dippy as Mastani in Bhansali film is not interested in the collections!
An article in Bollywood Life stated that in a recent interview, when DP was asked if she is aware of Bajirao Mastani’s box office position, she retorted, “Not at all and I don’t want to know. I don’t understand why we equate creativity and success to numbers. I think films now need to go beyond that. The sign of a successful film is the repeat value and the films you want to watch years later. Whether it’s Piku, whether it’s Tamasha or whether it’s Bajirao Mastani, I have never kept a track on Box Office figures and I don’t intend do. I am not aware of the collections at all.”
For those who’re interested, Dilwale earned a whopping sum of Rs65.09 crore in the opening weekend. Bajirao Mastani comparatively laggged behind with a total collection of Rs46.77 crore in its first weekend!
You’re a brave one, Dippy!