Kedarnath revolved around a love story set in the backdrop of the catastrophic floods that rocked Uttarakhand in 2013. It was also the launchpad for Sara Ali Khan, and this worked well in its favour. Kedarnath crossed over Rs 50 crore at the box office, despite mixed reviews.
Simmba, starring Ranveer Singh and Sara, made over Rs 230 crore at the box office, and continues to do well. Simmba, directed by Rohit Shetty, told the story of a corrupt cop who turns to the righteous path after his sister is brutally raped and killed. The film featured Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and the team of Golmaal – Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade and Arshad Warsi – in special appearances.
KGF Chapter 1, starring Yash, demolished Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero at the box office, and earned around Rs 150 crore.
Uri Surgical Strikes starring Vicky Kaushal has been creating havoc at the box office ever since its release on January 11. The film has crossed Rs 50 crore within the first week of its release. The film told the tale of the surgical strikes conducted on Pakistan militant launchpads.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, Kedarnath, #KGF [Hindi], #Simmba and now #UriTheSurgicalStrike… Four successes in one month [7 Dec 2018 to 11 Jan 2019]… Moral of the story: The audience is willing to dig into pockets if the films are worth it… Content talks!