2016 will be remembered for two biggest Box Office clashes of all time. Akshay Kumar’s Rustom clashed with Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro, Ranbir Kapoor’s ADHM clashed with Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay. While the first clash was easily won by Rustom, the second was a close one with ADHM had a slight edge over Shivaay. Every year we see some big Bollywood movies clash at Box Office. While most of the time one movie gets severely affected, there were occasions when both movies emerged winners. 2017 will be a big year for Bollywood as we will witness not one or two but six big Box Office clashes. Without any delay, let’s have a look at the Bollywood movies that will clash at the Box Office in 2017. (8 biggest Box Office clash of all time)
1. Kaabil Vs Raees
While the makers of both movies are not willing to clash at the Box Office, it has now become a pride game for them. With no one backing out, this is probably the biggest Bollywood clash of 2017. Fans are excited as they have two superb choices this Republic day weekend. So, fasten your seat belts as blind and confident Hrithik is all set to clash with Miyan Bhai Raees on 25 Jan 2017.
Anushka Sharma’s second productional venture will be clashing with Swara Bhaskar’s very own Anaarkali of Aarah. The first one has been directed by Anshai Lal while the second one is directed by Avinash Das. It will be a clash between big names and small names on 24 March 2017.
3. Naam Shabana Vs Poorna
Naam Shabana is a spin-off of Neeraj Pandey’s Baby and apart from Taapsee Pannu in the lead, it has the backing of giants like Akshay Kumar, Neeraj Pandey, Anupam Kher. On the other hand, we have Poorna which is based on the real story of Poorna Malvath, the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest, directed by Rahul Bose. Both the films will release on 31st March.
4. Noor Vs Maatr
On one hand, we have Sonakshi Sinha’s Noor, based on Saba Imtiaz’s novel Karachi! You’re Killing Me, on the other hand, we have Raveena Tandon’s Maatr which is all about a mother seeking revenge. Both the movies are scheduled to release on 21 April.
5. Meri Pyaari Bindu Vs Sarkar 3
Not two but three movies are likely to clash on 12 May at the box-office. The first one is Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Meri Pyaari Bindu, the second one is Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif’s Jagga Jasoos and the third is Amitabh Bachchan’s Sarkar 3. The release date of Jagga Jasoos and Sarkar 3 have already been changed a number of times so we can never say for sure.
6. Half Girlfriend Vs Hindi Medium
On 19th May, Shraddha Kapoor-Arjun Kapoor’s Half Girlfriend will be clashing with Irrfan Khan-Saba Qamar’s Hindi Medium. While Half Girlfriend is directed by Aashiqui 2 fame Mohit Suri, Hindi Medium is directed by Pyaar Ke Side Effects fame Saket Chaudhary.
7. Guest iin London Vs Bank Chor
The sequel to Atithi Kab Jaaoge, Guest iin London will be hitting the big screens on 16 June along with Riteish Deshmukh’s Bank Chor. Both the movies belong to the comedy genre and it will be an interesting clash between the two.
8. Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai Vs Chef
Shradhha Kapoor and her brother Siddhanth Kapoor will be coming together in the biographical film Haseena, to be directed by Apoorva Lakhia. On the other hand, we have Saif Ali Khan’s movie Chef which is the official adaptation of Hollywood film by the same name. Both the movies will be releasing on 14 July.
9. Bareilly Ki Barfi Vs Munna Michael
Ayushmann Khurrana-Kriti Sanon’s Bareilly Ki Barfi will be hitting the big screens on 21st July and on the same date, Tiger Shroff’s next collaboration with Sabbir Khan titled as Munna Michael will also be releasing.
10. Toilet- Ek Prem Katha Vs Rehnuma
Another huge clash as two biggest superstars, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan will lock horns. Akshay Kumar’s Toilet- EK Prem Katha is a satirical comedy to be directed by Shree Narayan Shree, while Rehnuma marks SRK’s first collaboration with Imitiaz Ali. Expect some fireworks as it’s is going to be Toilet-Ek Prem Katha Vs Rehnuma on 11 August 2017.
11. Secret Superstar Vs Golmaal Again
Aamir Khan’s next collaboration with National Award Winner Zaira Wasim- Secret Superstar has been postponed to Diwali 2017. Thus, the movie will be clashing with one of the biggest releases of the year- 2.0, which features none other than Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. The dream team of Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn is back for the fourth installment of Golmaal. Titled Golmaal Again, the movie star Parineeti Chopra in a female lead. Aankhen 2 and Golmaal Again will hit the theaters on 18 October.
12. Tiger Zinda Hai Vs Dutt
Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai to be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar will most probably be clashing with Rajkumar Hirani’s biopic based on Sanjay Dutt’s life on Christmas Day weekend. Tiger Zinda Hai features Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif while Dutt will feature Ranbir Kapoor, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Paresh Rawal.
With eight big Box Office clashes, 2017 will be a huge year for Bollywood. Which Box Office clash is getting you more excited? Share your views with us in the comments section. Do share the details if you know about any other Bollywood clash in 2017.