Kesari box office collection: Akshay Kumar starrer heads towards Rs 150-crore mark
Kesari box office collection: The Akshay Kumar- starrer is heading towards the milestone of Rs 150 core at the box office.
Kesari box office collection: The Akshay Kumar-starrer is heading towards the milestone of Rs 150 core at the box office. The movie has so far seen good audience turnout in theatres. The Anurag Singh directorial venture collected Rs 1.65 crore on Friday, with this the total earnings of the film stands at Rs 137.17 crore in India business. If the collection jumps during the weekends (Saturday and Sunday) then Rs 150-crore mark will not be a distant target.
The film is based on the Battle of Saragarhi fought in 1897. The storyline revolves around the valour of Sikh soldiers under the leadership of Havildar Ishar Singh (Akshay Kumar). The 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army led by Singh had fought against 10,000 Afghan troops. The unmatched battle depicted in the film has caught the imagination of the audience. On the first day itself, the film has earned over Rs 21 crore, which is the highest opening collection of this year for a Bollywood movie, despite it was released in the second half of the day due to Holi.
"#Kesari is steady on [third] Fri... ₹ 150 cr seems a possibility, if biz jumps on [third] Sat and Sun... [Week 3] Fri 1.65 cr. Total: ₹ 137.17 cr. India biz," Film trade analyst and critic Taran Adarsh tweeted today.
#Kesari is steady on [third] Fri... ₹ 150 cr seems a possibility, if biz jumps on [third] Sat and Sun... [Week 3] Fri 1.65 cr. Total: ₹ 137.17 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 6, 2019
Kesari is the fastest film to enter Rs 100 crore club in 2019, which is followed by Gully Boy and Total Dhamaal. Besides Akshay Kumar, the film features Parineeti Chopra, Vansh Bhardwaj, Mir Sarwar, Jaspreet Singh, Vikram Kochhar and Vivek Saini. The collection during the weekends and the following weekdays will give a clear picture of its earning potential in the coming days.
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