Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:
#Dilwale Sat biz remains the same as Fri. However, biz should get a BIG BOOST on Sun. Fri 21 cr, Sat 20.09 cr. Total: Rs 41.09 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 20, 2015
#BajiraoMastani biz witnessed SUPERB growth on Sat, gaining a STRONG foothold at plexes. Fri 12.80 cr, Sat 15.52 cr. Total: Rs 28.32 cr.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 20, 2015
Bajirao Mastani's silver lining is that the film has witnessed a slight growth in collections whereas Dilwale collected the same as it did on the opening day. (Read Review: Dilwale)
Review-wise, Bajirao Mastani is ahead of Dilwale, with lead actor Ranveer Singh winning high praises for his portrayal of Maratha general Peshwa Bajirao I. In his review for NDTV, Saibal Chatterjee said: "Bajirao Mastani is Ranveer Singh's film. There is no missing the enormous hard work that has been done in order to get into the skin of the character." (Read Review: Bajirao Mastani)
Bajirao Mastani also stars Deepika Paukone as Mastani, Bajirao's second wife and Priyanka Chopra as Kashibai, Bajirao's first wife.
Team Dilwale also comprises actors Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon.