Akshay Kumar's film Kesari is performing very well at the box office. The war-drama film has collected Rs 151 crore worldwide till now, out of which it has made Rs 125.01 crore in India.
#Kesari biz at a glance...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 1, 2019
Week 1: ₹ 105.86 cr [8 days]
Weekend 2: ₹ 19.15 cr
Total: ₹ 125.01 cr
Biz has stabilised outside North India [which is doing excellent biz from Day 1]... Should touch/cross ₹ 150 cr, in view of the current trending. India biz.
Kesari has become the fastest film to cross the coveted Rs 100 crore mark in 2019, followed by Gully Boy and Total Dhamaal. Ranveer Singh's film Gully Boy managed to collected Rs 100.30 crore in eight days, while Total Dhamaal made 94.55 crore in seven days.
According to trade analyst and movie critic Taran Adarsh, Kesari likely to surpass the lifetime buisness of Toilet Ek Prem Katha and may soon emerge Akshay Kumar's highest grossing film of his career. Toilet Ek Prem Katha minted around Rs 133 crore at the box office.
#Kesari attracts abundant footfalls in Weekend 2... Should comfortably cross *lifetime biz* of #ToiletEPK and emerge Akshay Kumar’s highest grossing film, after #2Point0 [#Hindi]... [Week 2] Fri 4.45 cr, Sat 6.45 cr, Sun 8.25 cr. Total: ₹ 125.01 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 1, 2019
Helmed by, Anurag Singh, Kesari witnessed a grand opening on March 21 with earnings of Rs 21.51 crore.
Further, Kesari crossed Rs 50 crore benchmark on Day 3, Rs 75 crore benchmark on Day 4 and Rs 100 crore benchmark on Day 7, mentioned Taran Adarsh in his tweet.
#Kesari benchmarks...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 29, 2019
Crossed ₹ 50 cr: Day 3
₹ 75 cr: Day 4
₹ 100 cr: Day 7
Emerges highest *Week 1* grosser of 2019 [so far], followed by #GullyBoy [₹ 100.30 cr; 8 days] and #TotalDhamaal [₹ 94.55 cr; 7 days]. India biz.
Region-wise, Kesari is doing great business in Mumbai and Delhi circuits. In Mumbai, the film has raked in Rs 26.25 crore and in Delhi Rs 28.72 crore so far.
#Kesari picks up momentum on [second] Sat... North India leads, while other circuits are back on track... ₹ 150 cr is within reach, if it continues to trend strongly on subsequent days... [Week 2] Fri 4.45 cr, Sat 6.45 cr. Total: ₹ 116.76 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 31, 2019
Kesari narrates the story of the Battle of Saragarhi, fought in 1897. The film revolves around 21 soldiers of the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army, led by Havildar Ishar Singh (Akshay Kumar), who put up a strong fight against 10,000 Afghan troops.
Apart from Akshay Kumar, the movie also stars Parineeti Chopra, Vansh Bhardwaj, Mir Sarwar, Jaspreet Singh, Vikram Kochhar and Vivek Saini as supporting characters.