2.0 Box office collection: Akshay Kumar film earns Rs 111 cr, set to become his highest grosser; check top 10

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 04, 2018, 06:28 PM IST

2.0 Box office collection: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is considered to be a money magnet, with most of his films earning over Rs 100 crore at the box office. He has had a fantastic run of scoring back to back centuries on a number of occasions. Barring Pad Man, which failed to meet this target, most Akshay Kumar films have been included in the Rs 100 crore club in the past couple of years. A few months back, Gold was the last film that met this target, but now his latest 2.0 [Hindi] has attracted audiences because of his new 'avatar'. What this has done is make 2.0 the 10th BO century for him. Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 is likely to be his highest grosser till date, as it is heading towards Rs 200 crore club, thereby, beating the record of his earlier hit Toilet – Ek Prem Katha. Here is the lifetime numbers of his top 10 grossers:



1. 2.0 Hindi – Rs 111 crore (5 days): Along with superstar Rajinikanth, this Akshay Kumar film is minting money across the world. The film in its worldwide collection is said to have earned about Rs 400 crore in its opening weekend collection, while earning Rs 266 crore in its India and overseas collections. Image source: Reuters


2. Toilet-Ek Prem Katha (Rs 134.25 crore): This Akshay Kumar starrer, which was released on Aug 11, 2017, throws a light on shortage of toilets in India, and spins a love story around it. Image source: Reuters



3. Rowdy Rathore (Rs 133 crore): The film released in 2012 is the story of a brave police officer who dies at the hands of corrupt politicians, but his team replaces him with his look-alike, in an attempt to catch the culprits. Image source: Youtube


4. Airlift (Rs 129 crore): Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, this Akshay Kumar film, which was released on Jan 22, 2016, sheds light on the evacuation of Indians in Kuwait after the invasion by Iraq. Image source: Youtube


5. Rustom (Rs 128 crore): The film released on Aug 12, 2016, is inspired by the famous case of KM Nanawati versus the state of Maharashtra in the year 1959. The story revolves around Naval officer Rustom Pavri played by Akshay Kumar. Image source: Reuters


6. Jolly LLB 2 (Rs 117 crore): Released on Feb 10, 2017, the film has Jagdishwar Mishra alias Jolly (Akshay Kumar) playing as a lawyer in Lucknow court. Image source: Youtube


7. Housefull 2 (Rs 116 crore): This Akshay Kumar film is a hilarious comedy directed by Sajid Khan, and is loosely based on Malayalam film Mattupetti Machan. Image source: Reuters



8. Holiday (Rs 113 crore): This Akshay Kumar film is the story of a soldier, who accidentally bumps into a terrorist who plans to rip apart Mumbai with a series of blasts. Akshay gathers his team to protect the city from the impending danger. Image source: Youtube


9. Housefull 3 (Rs 109 crore): Released on June 3, 2016, this film is roller coaster of ride of fun, starring Akshay Kumar along with other actors. Image source: Youtube



10. Gold (Rs 105 crore): This Akshay Kumar starrer is a nationalist film depicting post-independence story of the manager of Indian hockey team facing obstacles as he prepares his team for the upcoming Olympics to win a Gold medal for the country. Image source: DNA