Akshay Kumar can make money out of anything and is known for giving blockbuster films in his career. 2018 has been an amazing year for him as he has delivered back to back hits like Padman, Gold and Shankar’s 2.0
The actor’s new flick Kesari has opened with a bang on the box office and has collected hefty amount on the very first day. Akshay Kumar film has collected Rs 21.50 crore on the first day.
After clocking a hefty amount on the very first day. The film has surpassed Rs 50 crores in just three days and on the fourth day the film has made a new record by being the highest opening weekend of 2019. Now the film is eyeing towards entering Rs 100 crore mark. On Day 5 of the release, the film has collected Rs 8.25 crore that is also a bit drop in the collection it is collecting nowadays but the film has taken the total to Rs 86.32 crore.
With passing Rs 85 crore in just 5 days the film now eyes towards the Rs 100 crore club.
#Kesari should’ve collected in double digits on Mon… North circuits dominate, driving its biz… Faces more-than-required decline in some circuits… Tue-Thu crucial… Thu 21.06 cr, Fri 16.75 cr, Sat 18.75 cr, Sun 21.51 cr, Mon 8.25 cr. Total: ₹ 86.32 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 26, 2019
The historical drama has impressed the critics and is getting rave reviews. Also, the film has managed to draw the attention of the audience to the theatre. Kesari opened on 4200 screens across the world and 3600 screens across the country.
The film is helmed by Anurag Singh and it features Akshay as Havildar Ishar Singh, who led the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army in the Battle Of Saragarhi, which was fought in 1897. The film tells the incredible story of 21 Sikh soldiers fighting valiantly against 10,000 Afghan troops.
The film also stars Parineeti Chopra and was released on the festival of Holi.