Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari is roaring high at the box office. After the movie emerges as the 11th 100 Crore club movie for the actor, now it becomes the highest Bollywood grosser ever in India. The movie began its theatrical run with ₹ 21.06 Crore and emerges as the highest opening film of this year too.
Kesari beats the lifetime domestic box office collection of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to becomes the highest Bollywood grosser for him and 2.0 (Kollywood) is still the highest grosser Indian film for Akshay. The periodic action war film has collected ₹ 135.52 Crore in India and ₹ 182.52 Crore gross worldwide in fifteen days of its release.
Akshay Kumar‘s Top-10 Highest Grosser Indian Films :
|Position||Movie||Release Year||Lifetime Collection|
|1||2.0 (Hindi Dubbed)||2018||₹ 188 Crore|
|2||Kesari||2019||₹ 135.52 Crore *|
|3||Toilet: Ek Prem Katha||2017||₹ 134.22 Crore|
|4||Rowdy Rathore||2012||₹ 131.00 Crore|
|5||Airlift||2016||₹ 129.00 Crore|
|6||Rustom||2016||₹ 127.42 Crore|
|7||Jolly LLB 2||2017||₹ 116.92 Crore|
|8||Housefull 2||2012||₹ 114.00 Crore|
|9||Holiday||2014||₹ 112.65 Crore|
|10||Housefull 3||2016||₹ 107.70 Crore|
The movie also starring Parineeti Chopra, Edward Sonnenblick, Vivek Saini, Rakesh Sharma, Surmeet Singh Basra, Brahma Mishra, Mir Sarwar and Rakesh Chaturvedi in the supporting roles. It is based on Battle of Saragarhi that was fought between a contingent of the British Army’s Sikh regiment and Afghan tribesmen towards the end of the 19th century.
The movie is written and directed by Anurag Singh. It was jointly produced by Karan Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Sunir Khetarpal under the banners of Dharma Productions, Cape of Good Films, Azure Entertainment and Zee Studios.
Kesari was released across 4200 screens worldwide which includes 3600 screens in India and 600 screens in overseas. The movie is made on a budget of ₹ 100 Crore including the Production cost of ₹ 80 Crore and Prints & Advertising Cost of ₹ 20 Crore.
Day Wise Collection :
|Days||Box Office Collection|
|Thursday||₹ 21.06 Crore|
|Friday||₹ 16.75 Crore|
|Saturday||₹ 18.75 Crore|
|Sunday||₹ 21.51 Crore|
|Monday||₹ 8.25 Crore|
|Tuesday||₹ 7.17 Crore|
|Wednesday||₹ 6.52 Crore|
|2nd Thursday||₹ 5.85 Crore|
|2nd Friday||₹ 4.45 Crore|
|2nd Saturday||₹ 6.45 Crore|
|2nd Sunday||₹ 8.25 Crore|
|2nd Monday||₹ 3.27 Crore|
|2nd Tuesday||₹ 2.75 Crore|
|2nd Wednesday||₹ 2.42 Crore|
|3rd Thursday||₹ 2.07 Crore|
|Total||₹ 135.52 Crore|