Ranbir beats cousin Kareena in box office race!

By Hindustan Times

Ranbir Kapoor's deaf and mute character in Barfi! seems to be giving cousin Kareena Kapoor's glamorous avatar in Heroine a run for her money!

The sweet and simple love story of a mute and deaf boy in Barfi! seems to have touched the heartstrings of viewers who are still flocking theatres to savour the unconventional romantic flavour. On the other hand, Heroine, with an an overdose of glitz, doesn't seem to have the same effect on the moviegoers.

It is obvious from the fact that the Rs. 30 crore- Barfi!, released on Sept 14, has raked in Rs. 82.05 crore net at the domestic box-office, while Heroine, which released a week later, has garnered just Rs. 32 crore. Made at a budget of Rs. 20 crore, it has recovered the cost, but is not as big a success as Barfi!.

Both the films