Advance booking of Mohenjo Daro and Rustom has started only in selected screens across India. Full India advances are still to start. Reason screen allocation fight going on between the films and no one is accepting to take lesser numbers.
Team Mohenjo Daro wants as much as screens as possible, whereas Team Rustom wants significant screens despite being a smaller release. In fact even exhibitors want decent screening of Rustom in theaters and events are slowly taking ugly turn. Hope issues are resolved soon and advances start as soon as possible as only 2 days left now for the release.
As far as screen count goes, Mohenjo Daro is going to lead. In fact it may lead with big numbers. Mohenjo Daro is set to get bigger screen count in single screens in comparison to Rustom. Ratio may be in the region of 70-30 or so. However, in multiplexes screen count will be closer with nearly 55-45% ratio in favour of Mohenjo Daro. We will post details on final screen count as it is locked for both the films.
Running time of Mohenjo Daro is around 2 hours 34 minutes with UA certificate. Running time of Rustom is around 2 hours 28 minutes with UA certificate.
As screen count is locked and advances takes place we will try to update box office prediction of both the films. It is really tough to predict right now without knowing the estimated screen allocation of the films. Stay tuned for more updates on Mohenjo Daro and Rustom.