The Akshay Kumar starrer Sooryavanshi that released last week has been doing rather well at the box office. After opening on a thunderous note, the business of the film managed to cross the Rs. 100 cr mark in five days. Despite the limited occupancy on account of Covid-19 restrictions, Sooryavanshi has been drawing in the audience to theatres. Now at the close of its first week running, the film has managed to rake in Rs. 120.66 cr.
In this box office report, we take a look at the opening week collections of Sooryavanshi while comparing the same to Akshay Kumar’s previous releases. Collecting Rs. 120.66 cr Sooryavanshi has managed to become the actor’s fifth highest all time opening week grosser. Preceding Sooryavanshi on the list of Akshay’s highest opening week grosser are his films like 2.0 that collected Rs. 139.75 cr, Housefull 4 that collected Rs. 129.35 cr, Mission Mangal that collected Rs. 128.16 cr, and Good Newwz that had collected Rs. 127.90 cr. Interestingly though, the business of Sooryavanshi has outperformed the actor’s other releases like Kesari that collected Rs. 105.86 cr, Toilet - Ek Prem Katha that collected Rs. 96.05 cr, Rustom that collected Rs. 90.90 cr, Gold that collected Rs. 87.30 cr, and Airlift that collected Rs. 83.50 cr.
Currently, Sooryavanshi continues to run in theatres with audience still patronizing the film. Given this trend and the fact that the film has been the first big ticket Bollywood entertainer to release after a while, expectations are that the business of the film will continue to grow. In fact, predictions state that the business of Sooryavanshi will see a spike in collections over its second weekend.
Akshay Kumar’s Top 10 Highest Opening Week Grossers at a glance:
2.0 - Rs. 139.75 cr
Housefull 4 - Rs. 129.35 cr
Mission Mangal - Rs. 128.16 cr
Good Newwz - Rs. 127.90 cr
Sooryavanshi - Rs. 120.66 cr
Kesari - Rs. 105.86 cr
Toilet - Ek Prem Katha - Rs. 96.05 cr
Rustom - Rs. 90.90 cr
Gold - Rs. 87.30 cr
Airlift - Rs. 83.50 cr