Bollywood braces for an epic box office showdown as Ranbir Kapoor's 'Animal' and Vicky Kaushal's 'Sam Bahadur' gear up for release. Bollywood enthusiasts are set for an electrifying weekend as the much-anticipated 'Animal,' starring Ranbir Kapoor, and the biographical epic 'Sam Bahadur' featuring Vicky Kaushal prepare for a box office face-off. Comparisons to the recent clash between 'Oh My God 2' and 'Gadar 2' arose in discussions. Analyzing the scenario, 'Animal' is poised for a strong opening, expected to exceed 35 crores, riding high on its mass appeal. Conversely, 'Sam Bahadur' presents a serious cinema that may steadily grow, likely opening between 8 to 10 crores." Highlighting the international allure of the leading stars, especially stemming from his cult classic 'Rockstar,' projecting the film to resonate with Gen Z audiences worldwide. Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga's past successes with 'Arjun Reddy' and 'Kabir Singh' add momentum to 'Animal,' setting the stage for Kapoor's ascent as a bankable superstar, particularly on a global scale.