There were four significant Bollywood films which were released today in the past years – Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal starrer Ra.One, Sunny Deol starrer Indian, Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer Asoka and Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor starrer Jab We Met. Let us check how the films fared at the box office.
Shah Rukh Khan in a still from Ra.One
Ra.One had everything going in its favor – Nice trailer, perfect jodi of Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor, fantastic music and huge production value. What it lacked was screenplay which made the film a mockery. The audience were simply not interested for this big budgeted fiasco which turned out to be a flop at the box office, minting Rs 114 crore against a budget of Rs 130 crore.
Directed by N.Maharajan, Sunny Deol and Shilpa Shetty starrer Indian had a good story line, punching dialogues and good action moments which turned this action drama turned out to be a hit fare at the box office despite facing Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer Asoka. Indian went on to collect Rs 24.21 crore against a budget of Rs 15 crore.
Based on true story of King Asoka, Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer Asoka was a hard hitting war drama directed by Santosh Sivan. Asoka had an apt screenplay and powerful performances which made it a good watch. Unfortunately, the movie tanked at the Bollywood box office, minting Rs 11.54 crore against a budget of Rs 12 crore.
Jab We Met (2007)
Probably one of the classic movie of Indian cinema, Jab We Met was a beautiful love story of two strangers who meet during a train journey and how this rendezvous change their life forever. Well directed by Imtiaz Ali, electrifying performances by Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor along with beautiful music composed by Pritam, Jab We Met was the perfect rom-com that struck a gold at the box office, collecting Rs 31.06 crore against a budget of Rs 15 crore.
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