In a thrilling box office showdown, the much-anticipated films 'Gadar 2: The Katha Continues' and 'OMG 2' have taken the cinematic arena by storm, raking in different numbers on their opening day. Directed by Anil Sharma, 'Gadar 2' features the dynamic trio of Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, and Utkarsh Sharma. The film embarked on its journey with a spectacular start, amassing an estimated collection of Rs 38 to Rs 40 crores nett on its inaugural day, as per early Sacnilk. com estimates.
This scintillating performance places 'Gadar 2: The Katha Continues' as the second-highest opener for a Hindi film in 2023, trailing only behind 'Pathaan'. Furthermore, the film stands tall as the third-highest opener in the post-pandemic era, in the realm of Hindi cinema, closely following 'Pathaan' and 'KGF: Chapter 2'. However, the film did encounter some head-to-head competition, releasing concurrently with the much-awaited 'OMG 2'.ALSO READ: 'OMG 2' director Amit Rai reveals folding hands in front of censor board for U/A certificate
Directed by Amit Rai, 'OMG 2' has also stamped its authority at the box office, garnering praise from audiences. With a stellar cast that includes Pankaj Tripathi, Akshay Kumar, and Yami Gautam, the film achieved an opening day estimates from Sacnilk.com, 'OMG 2' recorded a net earning of ₹9.50 crore in India on its debut day, achieving an overall Hindi occupancy of 37.53 percent.
The clash between these two cinematic giants, 'Gadar 2' and 'OMG 2', has intensified the excitement among moviegoers. Both films come armed with engaging storylines and dynamic performances. In 'Gadar 2', the narrative unfolds against the backdrop of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, as Tara Singh (Sunny Deol) ventures into Pakistan to retrieve his son, Charanjeet (Utkarsh Sharma). Meanwhile, 'OMG 2', a sequel to the well-received 'OMG: Oh My God', brings forth a thought-provoking tale that resonates with audiences.ALSO READ: "It's a message that deserves to reach its right audience" - Yami Gautam on 'OMG 2's release on OTT