Akshay Kumar’s latest release, Kesari has hit a ton and entered the prestigious 100 crore club as it completed a week at the box-office.
Though business dipped after Monday, the film is going steady and crossed the 100 crore mark on the seventh day of its release. By earning Rs. 21.06 crore on day one, Kesari became the bigger opener of 2019.
The period war drama earned Rs. 16.75 crore on Friday, Rs. 18.75 crore on Saturday and Rs. 21.51 crore on Sunday. Though the movie performed extremely well over the weekend, weekdays saw a dip. The film earned Rs. 8.25 crore on Monday, Rs. 7.17 crore on Tuesday and Rs. 6.52 crore on Wednesday. The total now stands at Rs. 100.01 crore.
Kesari is based on Havaldar Ishar Singh, the military commander of 21 Sikh soldiers, who led his men through the historic Battle of Saragarhi, against thousands of Afghani invaders on September 12, 1897 and Akshay Kumar is playing the lead role in it. Directed by Anurag Singh, the film also stars Parineeti Chopra.
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