In a world where cinema constantly dazzles with its diverse offerings, this week, Akshay Kumar’s “Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue” and Rhea Kapoor’s “Thank You For Coming” are the talk of the town. While expectations were high, both movies have made a promising start at the box office.
About Mission Raniganj!
On October 6th, the much-anticipated “Mission Raniganj: The Great Bharat Rescue” made its grand theatrical debut. Directed by Tinu Suresh Desai and penned by Vipul K Rawal, the film draws inspiration from a remarkable real-life incident that unfolded at Mahabir Colliery in Raniganj in November 1989. It chronicles the heroic rescue of 65 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine, showcasing the indomitable spirit of human courage and resilience.
Mission Raniganj Day-wise Box-office collection!
Despite the buzz surrounding the film, Akshay Kumar urged fans not to burden it with unrealistic expectations. In a recent interview with PTI, he shared, “We are going through a very nice phase where people are doing all kinds of films and they are working. I have done both kinds of films (content and masala entertainers). Don’t put pressure on the film by thinking that it will do business.”
About Thank You For Coming!
Karan Boolani’s directorial venture, “Thank You For Coming,” is a poignant coming-of-age drama that delves into the lives of five friends on a journey to help one of them, portrayed by Bhumi Pednekar, explore her own desires. This liberating sex comedy also stars Shehnaaz Gill, Kusha Kapila, Dolly Singh, and Shibani Bedi, offering a fresh perspective on the often-neglected topic of female sexuality.
Thank You For Coming Day-wise Box-office collection.
Bhumi Pednekar, who plays a pivotal role in the film, spoke to Elle about her involvement in this daring project. She stated, “Look, in my part of the world, a lot of comedies for women aren’t written.” She emphasized her versatility as an actress, saying, “it’s never been a front-footed comedy, and it’s never been a comedy that’s written by women, a film that’s being produced by a woman.”
Pednekar further added, “Female desire, female sexuality makes people very, very uncomfortable. But I love making people uncomfortable. I love making myself uncomfortable.” Alongside Bhumi, “Thank You For Coming” also boasts an impressive ensemble cast, including Karan Kundrra, Sushant Divgikr, Anil Kapoor, Dolly Ahluwalia, and Gautmik.
As the first week unfolds, the box office race between “Mission Raniganj” and “Thank You For Coming” remains tight, with both films making their unique mark on Indian cinema. Audiences eagerly await the final verdict on which movie will triumph in this cinematic showdown.