1st Day box office collections of ‘Mastizaade’ and ‘Saala Khadoos’

Milap Zaveri’s adult-comedy ‘Mastizaade’ has seen an average show on day one at the domestic box office. This Sunny Leone starrer film has collected around Rs 5.59 crore, which is a moderate start whereas the other release of the week ‘Saala Khadoos’ is on the lower side and collected only Rs 1.28 crore that is surely not expected from the makers.

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Despite from poor reviews by the critics, ‘Mastizaade’ has still managed to do well. The reason for this average show at the box office is only hot and sizzling Sunny Leone who is in dual characters and the fans of Sunny are coming in good numbers to watch this controversial film. The occupancies throughout the day were hanged in between 40-45% and people still prefer ‘Airlift’ which is steady on its second week. Although ‘Mastizaade’ has full week to get on but Saturday and Sunday is very crucial for the film and might be the decider for the fate of the film.

On other side, Sports-drama ‘Saala Khadoos’ has failed to perform even better and the first day collections of the film is just only 1.28 crore which is certainly not expected from this Raju Hirani’s productions. R. Madhavan is playing the role of a boxing coach and his good performance hasn’t enough to get in more people. Lesser numbers of screens (575 in India for the Hindi version) is also a very big factor for this below par figures. Now, all depends on word of mouth.

Film review: ‘Saala Khadoos’ is the story of tremendous courage and passion

Director: Sudha Dogra

Star cast: R. Madhavan, Ritika Singh and Mumtaz Sorcar

Genre: Sports-drama

Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars

 

In recent few years, sports is the current hot favourite plot for a film among the makers. Many sports based film have been made till date on Hockey, Football and Cricket. ‘Saala Khadoos’ is based on Boxing. Let’s see whether this film is worth to watch or not.

R. Madhavan and Ritika Singh in a still from 'Saala Khadoos'
R. Madhavan and Ritika Singh in a still from ‘Saala Khadoos’

The story starts with a boxing coach Aadi Tomar (R. Madhavan) who is facing lots of false charges due to his chief Dev Khatri (Zakhir Hussain). Now, Aadi is searching for a boxing player who, with the help of his/her boxing heroics in the ring proved that all the allegations against him are wrong. In between all this, Aadi has been transferred to Chennai where he meets with a fish seller Madhi (Ritika Singh) who is a big fan of Boxing legend Mohammad Ali. Her sister Laks (Mumtaz Sorcar) is also a good boxer. Aadi finds his boxer in Madhi and trained her for the competition. Will Madhi fulfill the expectations of Aadi? Will she win the contest? To know, you have to watch the film.

Like the other sports based film, here also the coach and the player is the important characters of the film which means there is nothing new the makers are offering you but the enthusiasm and passion about the sports is really commendable. There is also a romantic angle in the film which will test your patience but the most important thing is the fantastic climax filled with thrill that will induce you to give round of applause.

Madhavan is in his best and his mind blowing performance will surly win your hearts. With this character of a tough boxing coach, Madhavan has shown his versatility after playing a simple guy in ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ (2015). Ritika Singh has also done a fantastic job in her debut film. She is a real boxer in her life and you will enjoy her performance. The other characters of Zakhir Hussain and Mumtaz Sorcar have too done their part honestly.

At the end, as I said earlier that if you are finding a fresh story in ‘Saala Khadoos’, you might get disappoint because the story is easily predictable but if you love these kinds of motivational films, you have to watch ‘Saala Khadoos’.

I will go with 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Watch this romantic track ‘Dil Ye Ladaku’ from ‘Saala Khadoos’ [Video]

The makers of upcoming boxing based film ‘Saala Khadoos’ have released one more song from the album. ‘Dil Ye Ladaku’ is a romantic track picturised on the lead pair of R. Madhavan and debutant actress Ritika Singh.

A still from 'Dil Ye Ladaku' from 'Saala Khadoos'
A still from ‘Dil Ye Ladaku’ from ‘Saala Khadoos’

‘Dil Ye Ladaku’ is crooned by the voice of Monali Thakur and composed by Narayanan. The lyrics have been penned down by Swanand Kirkire.

‘Saala Khadoos’ is a sports drama directed by Sudha Kongara. R. Madhavan is here playing the role of a tough boxing coach who trained Ritika to become boxing champion.

Produced by Rajkumar Hirani, ‘Saala Khadoos’ is scheduled to release on 29th January 2016.

Watch this song here:

Watch R. Madhavan in the title track of ‘Saala Khadoos’ (Video)

The makers of upcoming sports based film ‘Saala Khadoos’ have released the title track of the film. The song is featured on the lead actor R. Madhavan is showing off the glimpses of his tough role of a Boxing coach.

R.Madhavan in 'Saala Khadoos'
R.Madhavan in ‘Saala Khadoos’

The track is composed by Santhosh Narayanan. Lyrics have been penned by Swanand Kirkire. The powerful vocalist Vishal Dadlani has crooned his voice to the song.

‘Saala Khadoos’ is the Rajkumar Hirani productions venture directed by Sudha Kongara. It also stars Ritika Singh and Mumtaz Sorcar in key roles.

The film is slated to release on 29th January 2016.

Watch this title track here:

Trailer of Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Saala Khadoos’ is out now [Video]

Producer-Director Rajkumar Hirani has finally launched the trailer of his upcoming productions ‘Saala Khadoos’. ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ famed actor R. Madhavan is playing the antagonist in the film.

Poster of 'Saala Khadoos'
Poster of ‘Saala Khadoos’

Madhavan will be seen as a Boxing coach while, newcomer Ritik Singh is portraying the role of a boxer. The story of the film revolves around the increasing interference of politics in sports and the film gives the strong message which reflects in one of Madhavan’s dialogues- Kon Kehta Hai Hindustanio Me Dum Nhi Hai, Sports Mein Se Politics Hata Ke Dekho, Gali Gali Mein Champion Milenge.

Once again, one more film on sports. For the past few years, we have been witnessed ample of films on sports which are well accepted by the audience. Last Year ‘Marry Kom’ based on boxing was a heart touching film.

Although, ‘Saala Khadoos’ has the same plot but the trailer tells that it will be a different experience for the boxing lovers and the highlighting point of the film is that it gives a very solid message on our polluted system.

Directed by Sudha Kongara, ‘Saala Khadoos’ is set to hit the screens on 29th January 2016.

Watch this trailer here:

First poster: R Madhavan’s rock solid stature in ‘Saala Khadoos’

Ace director Rajkumar Hirani is once again back with another film titled ‘Saala Khadoos’ but this time as a producer. Its official poster is out now. The film stars R. Madhavan in lead role.

Poster of 'Saala Khadoos'
Poster of ‘Saala Khadoos’

In the posters released by the makers, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ actor is seen in rough and tough look. His long colored hair toned body and extended beard itself telling about his character in the film. He is playing the role of a boxing coach.

It’s a joint production venture of Raju Hirani and UTV motion pictures which is written and directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad.

‘Saala Khadoos’ is scheduled to release on 29th January 2016.