11th December 2023,Mumbai: Prabhas, a beloved pan-India star, has a massive fan following across the nation. Despite his widespread popularity, his recent films, including the critically panned Adipurush, have faced commercial disappointment. The movie failed to recover its budget at the box office, raising concerns among fans. Nevertheless, the audience is eagerly anticipating Prabhas’ next venture, Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire, which promises a return to his fearless, action-packed avatar.
Salaar’s Hype and CBFC Certification
Produced by Hombale Films, Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire has recently secured an A certificate from the Central Board of Certification. Clocking in at a runtime of 2 hours and 55 minutes, the film will be a rollercoaster ride for Prabhasenthusiasts. The multilingual release, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam, amplifies the excitement. Adding to the anticipation is Prithviraj Sukumaran’s portrayal of the menacing antagonist, leaving fans on the edge of their seats. All eyes are now on Salaar’s box office performance, especially during the festive Christmas season.
Salaar vs. Animal: The Battle of A-Rated Films
A burning question emerges as Salaar gears up for release: Can it outshine or even surpass the success of Ranbir Kapoor’s Animal? Despite an A certificate from the CBFC for its intense and violent content, Animal soared past Rs 700 crore in global earnings within just 10 days. The film now stands among the highest-grossing releases of 2023 and holds the title of the highest-grossing A-rated film. Will Salaar be able to break this record? The answer lies in the hands of the audience, eagerly awaiting the clash of these two cinematic giants.
Salaar vs. Dunki: A Christmas Showdown
Adding to the excitement, Salaar is set to clash with Dunki, a comedy/action drama featuring Shah Rukh Khan, TaapseePannu, and Vicky Kaushal. Scheduled for release a day before Salaar, Dunki hits theaters on December 21, setting the stage for a Christmas box office showdown. Shah Rukh Khan, riding high on the success of Jawan and Pathaan in 2023, aims to continue his winning streak with Dunki. However, the clash with Salaarintroduces a compelling twist to the festive season, leaving audiences intrigued and divided over which film will emerge victorious.
A Christmas to Remember
As the cinematic landscape braces for a clash of titans, Christmas 2023 promises to be a cinematic extravaganza. Prabhas’ Salaar, with its CBFC certification and action-packed narrative, is set to enthrall audiences across languages. The battle against Animal’s record and the clash with Dunki add layers of excitement to the festive season. Only time will unveil the fate of these films at the box office, leaving fans eagerly counting down the days until the grand showdown between Salaar and its competitors.
-by Kashvi Gala