Will Akshay Kumar’s ‘Desi Boyz’ beat Shahrukh Khan’s ‘RA.One’?

Tue, November 29, 2011 1:37pm IST by
Will Akshay Kumar’s ‘Desi Boyz’ beat Shahrukh Khan’s ‘RA.One’?

Desi Boyz is doing well at the BO but might not make it to the 100cr club a la King Khan’s superhero film

Akshay Kumar and John Abraham’s first outing together, Garam Masala, was a decent hit and now we heard that Desi Boyz, even with an ‘A’ certificate, has managed to collect a net Rs 9cr on the first day. On Saturday, the collections went up slightly to Rs 9.25cr. The collections on Sunday were Rs 10cr, taking the 3-day total to Rs 28.25cr, managing to achieve footfalls not just in multiplexes but single screens as well. We can safely say that the Rs 100cr mark – which 3 Idiots, Golmaal 3, Dabangg, Bodyguard, Singham, RA.One, Ready crossed – will be difficult for Desi Boyz to achieve because at the rate at which it’s going, it seems by the end of the first week it will make about Rs 35-40cr. Even if it really does pick up tremendously in the second week, the most optimistic figure we can expect is Rs 60cr.

The biggest deterrent for Desi Boyz in the second week is the fact that Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture will hit the screens. Once that happens, Desi Boyz will lose more ground and will remain a second option for moviegoers. Neither Akshay nor John has had a huge solo-hero hit to boast of in the past two years. John’s last film Force fared better than many of Akshay’s recent duds but he still has a long way to go to join the big league. While trade pundits seem to think that the film will do well, it definitely will not manage to be a milestone in the career of the desi boyz. Wethinks it will take more than just beefcake bods to break into the zone where the Khans reign supreme. Do you agree? Tell us!Subscribe to me on YouTube


  • Meet

    I don’t agree with you first of all desi boyz is not an adult film so why A certificate is issued for desi boyz where as dirty picture is issued with u certificate.Sharukh khans ra.one has nothing to watch out for he relased his movie on diwali for better earning esle the movie is crap.So don’t gave more attention to khans because akshay is better in strengh stamina performanca.Hell action means akshay not khans.Khans can do only one movie a year and hence put everything in one movie.

    • prashant

      excellent said .thanx 4 supporting A.K.

      • Mayank

        Akshay and john r awesome together ,there is nothing to make comperison btwn desi boyz to ra one or any bodyguard or dabbang these all r flop hits the festive season make salaman khan movie on the top and an extra publicity and acceseries like play station ,mobile games a hit to ra one ……only akki have the guts to make his movie on the box office without any contreovery……he is an action king ,tregedy king,romance king,comedy king and the king of bollywood .his up coming movie housefull 2 ,rowdey rathore,joker,once upon a time in mumbai2,khiladi 786,son of sardar make a fluid of money on the box office.

        • andy

          plz dont take name of SRK because by doin this akki can earn some collection…..if all are sayin that RA ONE IS flop and gross 260 cr ……and desi boyz is good then also cant cross figure of 100 cr……this is difference between SRK and akki ,bakki and all who just want and to be happy by just comparing them with SRK

          • shiven

            ra.one was a FLOP! according to yahoo it only collected 46crores so where does all this 100… crores comes?… how knows…. Whats a fact is that Desi Boyz is the best comedy of the year!!!!

          • toni

            U knw guys there are some idiotic person in this world and u guys knw who are they? SRK fan’s. The person who got rubbish personality like srk he’ll the supporter of srk. Akshay kumar is not a great guy but great actor. He is one of the best comedian in bollybood. No one is like akki. Oye pagle! be fan of Akshay kumar. To be the fan of akki u should have personality like akki if u don’t have thn stand up in the row of personalityless and shameless creature like srk.

            or srk saale hakle pe bolna to aata hi nhi ..vo acting kyaa karega

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  • rahul

    Desi boyz is an awesome movie ..akshay kumar is a real superstar not like d khans who realease their movie only in festive season .he is d only man in bollywood who can give d khans a run for their money ..his movies like housefull 2 rowdy rathore once upon atime in mumbai and joker r gonna b blockbusters these movies r gonna bring rain of money on d box office …khans movie does well cause taran adarsh and komal nahta supports dem der was nthing in d movie bodyguard no story nothing but still dey gave 4 stars 2 dat movie. Akshay is d real superstar so be aware d khiladi d king of box office is gonna return he is d best from d rest

  • ashok

    akki is greatest u cannot compare with anyone,media is not favouring him as other star is favoured.akki is famous for his action.just imagine he is ruling the comedy for last eleven years.let him comeback as ACTION HERO once again.

    • adi

      lo. shyd 1-2 action filme chali hogi akshay ki aur miya aap kahte ho action me comeback karne do. tab kar nhi paya ab kya ukhad lega. ab to uski comedy b thakeli lagne lag gai hai.


    desi boyz is a very poor movie…ra.one was better than desi boyz..

    • Sheila

      You OK, there?? Ra.One was such a poor film!! Desi Boyz was hilarious and I’ve now watched it with my friends in theatres three times. Best comedy of the year!! Completely a paisa wasool film!!

      • rizwan

        for you desi boys is good and why not !!but is this kind of film made for the first time in bollywood??ra.one is just a kind of daring step and movie made for first time and will be more coming.gone are the days dancing around the trees.

      • sohail

        ooh hello shiela desi boys ko ek syd se john ne aur dusri syd se deepika ne uthaya he…baki sab bakwaas tha deepika set lag rae thii….aur comedy kaha he us film me thori bht deepika n john ne ki he…baki akshay ne to wohi apne purane dialogue mare he per hasa nae paya….aur woh kapre utarne ka scen bht purana hogya he kch naya nikalo…aur tm sab ki bolti band DON2 kregii…n SRK ka har film me new n ache dialogue hote he ja k phele DON2 dialogue suno phir a k bakwaas kroo

        • Rohit

          sohail thik kaha

          akshay ke fan jab don2 nikle ga tab dekhunga aesi bari bari bate kahase nikelti hai…,,,,,

          ja kar you tube main don2 ka dialogue or trailar dekho apne ap hi mu band ho jaega……

          srk rokkz

          i know that akshay is a good actor,comedian,good personality
          i also love akshay a lot
          but donot copare srk wit akshay becoz he is king khan of bollywood,srk is the one frm bollywood whoose statue of wax is in hollywood,who is known as tom cruise of india…

          srk apne gaga pe hai aur akshay apne jaga pe thik hai…..

          so stop insulting srk.,.,.,:)

        • Rahul


    • nikisha

      ra one was very very poor.

  • Raja

    So you mean to say that Salman who gave a decade of flops before somehow luckily getting some money through his non-sense movies like Dabba Guard is better than the all round actor Akki? Give me a break! You smoke something special to say that these midget paiKhans act better than Akki! Hillarious lookign at the same paiKhan faces with same smile, faces getting older and haggard, that they can act is stupid!

    • Mushtaq

      Salman khan is not known for his acting skills but for his Goodheart and Down to earth acts.

  • Raja

    Ra.One was a flop! Period! Just because somebody chhurned out 170 crores in 2 days through his web site does not make a stupid movie a hot! As per yahoo box-office reports, the movie collected in 4 weeks only 46 crores! Where do you Indian filthy web sites pull these magical numbers of 170-250 crores from?

    • Reply to Raja

      Tu sala zindegi mein kabhi film dekha hai ki tujhe RA.one ke bare mein pata hoga.Sala RA.one jese film Bollywood mein kabhi hua hai.Zindegi mein kuch alag tarah ke film dekh warna zindegi adhura ho jaigi sala.

      • prathap

        RA.one jese film Bollywood mein kabhi hua hai?

        Hame aise film nehi chahiye, i guess kids like u will entertain such films, c’mon grow up kid & stop comparing that dud khan with akki.

        Raja ur comments rocks man:)

    • me

      totally agree!

    • Jaideep


  • abhi

    dont compare akki wid srk,its an insult of khiladi & DESI BOYZ
    gonna rock d theaters

    • nikisha

      yeah !! :)

  • prathap


    Media ppl doesnt have any othr work other than critizing Akki, i guess Khans have paid them money to do it, pls stop all this nonsense, Akki is a superstar in his own way & no Khans can match him, if you look at long terms i would bet actors like Akki, Hrithik & Ranbir will sustain.

    In khans i agree Aamir & Salman are good, but give a break dnt tell me that Shahrukh is better than akki.

    Salman market value will come down after 1year, but akki will sustain for a longer period of time.

    I dnt have any intention to hurt anyone, but this is the fact my dear friends.

    • nikisha

      so true and well said.

    • sohail

      ohh bhaee first go n chek the value of SRk den judge urr akkkki……jo har filmm me ek he actngg krtaa he….

  • brij bhushan

    akkkkkkkkkki d megastar,,,,,,,,.desi boyz hit…………

  • Maddy

    Akshay Kumar…the real megastar …Superstar n the most natural actor in bollywod….we Love u AKSHAY…..

  • pratik

    akki rocks
    desi will beat ra.one

  • vijay

    media and srk himself tell that he is no 1 you ask in public you will get the answer just compare srk without yash chopra and karan johar just think raone diwali release in all multiplex all the show was for ra one you are on holiday you have no choice this is the major that some how raone collected 40 aur 50 crore and desi boyz must watch film for friends

  • adi

    vijay how can u compare akshay to srk? akshay har film me ek si acting krta hai. uski filme ab budape me aake hit honi shuru hui. imgine him without priyadarshan. jbki srk ki yash chopra k alawa b filme khoob chali hai. U FOOL…

    • amit

      tera srk kya karta hai sirf romantic moviee acting karni aati nhai hai bas yash raj or karan johar ki wajah se hit hooa aur akki is perfect in evry role weather it is romantic and other role he is a hard worker ……ok he is a real king singh is kinggg

  • ansh

    akshay is far better than srk and other khans too,its true that he is facing a tough time in his career but he will bounce back his very best is still to come just wait n watch
    akshay rockzzzzzz

  • domlur


    Q. Where does Ra.One stand for Worldwide lifetime business?
    A. In fourth place after Three Idiots, Bodyguard and Dabangg. May emerge number three after its second phase release in the Overseas market.

    Wednesday 30th November 2011 10.00 IST

    Boxofficeindia.Com Trade Network

    The top ten worldwide grossers of 2011 are as follows. Bodyguard is on top and the only release left in 2011 that can challenge Bodyguard numbers is Don 2.

    1. Bodyguard – 229 crore

    2. Ra.One (Hindi) – 200 crore

    3. Ready – 179 crore

    4. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara – 152 crore

    5. Singham – 139 crore

    6. Rockstar – 105 crore (expected)

    7. Mere Brother Ki Dulhan – 94 crore

    8. Delhi Belly – 92 crore

    9. Yamla Pagla Deewana – 87 crore

    10. Thank You – 69 crore

    • sohail

      desi boys wil beat ra one hahaha wat a joke…RA one his ambitious project jus look it his 3yrs effort n hardworking…SRK brings bollywoood to new level n makes copete with hollywood…RA one is a highest budget film in bollywood history…n he makes this film for kids n want to tell to othrs dat bollywod can also make dis kind of films…just look the visual effects of ra one….n boduguard is full purani n aam storyy…the thing is that salman is luky in now days…AMIR,SALMAN,AKSHAY but they cannot evr over take SRKs image…hes is a bollywood king khaaaaaaannnn…..n bollywood will never get dis type of actorrr………..

      • Jack nark

        U knw guys there are some idiotic person in this world and u guys knw who are they? SRK fan’s. The person who got rubbish personality like srk he’ll the supporter of srk. Akshay kumar is not a great guy but great actor. He is one of the best comedian in bollybood. No one is like akki. Oye pagle! be fan of Akshay kumar. To be the fan of akki u should have personality like akki if u don’t have thn stand up in the row of personalityless and shameless creature like srk.

  • SSC

    SRK’s high headedness is visible in his acting as well.. apne mooh aap miyaan mithoo.. Koi kahe naa kahe who calls himself a king khan is nowhere near the down to earth desi boy Akki.. We were, are and will remain the biggest fan of Super hero Aki…

    • adi

      well srk is the undisputed king who is ruling bollywood for two decades. akshay ko to pehchan hi hera pheri ke baad mili hai.

      • Sumit Choudhary

        aby kam bol samzha…>aur tara srk ek he movie py kud ra

  • rahul

    desi boyz rocks n ra.one is a very poor movie

    • Amit Choudhary

      desi boy is vry nice movie
      and ra one ek dam bakar movie

      desi boy is rocks .I love Akshay Kumar

  • akshay kumar

    Akki’s upcoming film ROWDY RATHORE….
    Must see it & help it to break bodyguard’s record of 339cr…

  • sandy

    srk alaways called himself as king. But real king is big b. & it is very difficult to understory of ra 1. So dessi boyz is best.

  • samaneh

    ilove saif ali khan