The Jagan Shakti directed film Mission Mangal that featured Akshay Kumar released a week back. Based on India’s mission to Mars, the film opened on a high note with positive reviews from the audience and critics alike. In fact, despite facing competition from the other release, Mission Mangal emerged as the clear leader at the box office.
In this box office report, we take a look at the opening week collections of Mission Mangal while comparing the same to Akshay Kumar’s previous releases. Collecting Rs. 128.16 cr, Mission Mangal surpasses Kesari that collected Rs. 105.81 cr to become Akshay Kumar’s highest opening week grosser. If that wasn’t all, the first week business of Mission Mangal has recorded better collections than some of Akshay’s other releases as well like, Toilet – Ek Prem Katha that collected Rs. 96.05 cr, Rustom that collected Rs. 90.9 cr, Gold that collected Rs. 87.3 cr, Housefull 3 that collected Rs. 80.1 cr, Rowdy Rathore that collected Rs. 79.52 cr, AirLift that collected Rs. 78.5 cr, Jolly LLB 2 that collected Rs. 77.71 cr, and Singh Is Bliing that had collected Rs. 77.6 cr.
Currently, with no new Bollywood release hitting screens, Mission Mangal is expected to continue its run at the box office unopposed. In fact, trade prediction states that the business of the film will see a marked increase in collections over its second weekend, with estimates claiming that the business of Mission Mangal might just cross the Rs. 150 cr mark by the end of its second weekend.
Akshay Kumar’ Top 10 Highest Opening Week Grossers
Movie Name – Opening Week Collections
Mission Mangal – Rs. 128.16 cr
Kesari – Rs. 105.81 cr
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha – Rs. 96.05 cr
Rustom – Rs. 90.9 cr
Gold – Rs. 87.3 cr
Housefull 3 – Rs. 80.1 cr
Rowdy Rathore – Rs. 79.52 cr
AirLift – Rs. 78.5 cr
Jolly LLB 2 – Rs. 77.71 cr
Singh Is Bliing – Rs. 77.6 cr