Akshay Kumar’s ‘Kesari’ become the biggest opener of the year, mints 25cr on day 1

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has done it again. His latest film ‘Kesari’ earned 21 crores on the first day and made the film the top grosser of 2019 till date.

As per Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film was screened on 4200 screens across the world, with 3600 in the country and 600 abroad as reported by. The historical film has a collection of Rs. 21.50 crore at the box office.

Sharing this great news on his Twitter account, Taran wrote, “#Kesari roars…Sets the BO on ……Emerges the biggest opener of 2019 [so far]…After limited shows in morning/noon [#Holi festivities], the biz witnessed massive growth from 3 pm/ 4 pm onwards…Evening shows saw terrific occupancy…Thu Rs. 21.50 cr. India biz.”

On March 21, 2019, Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Kesari’ was released alongside Parineeti Chopra who has a brief guest appearance in the movie, as the wife of the Akshay’s onscreen character Havildar Ishar Singh.

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The storyline of the film is based on the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi, where an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans.

Anurag Singh is the director of the movie who has garnered a lot of attention from not only the audience but from the critics too.

Other than ‘Kesari’, Akshay will next be seen in films like ‘Good News’ and ‘Mission Mangal’, while, Parineeti will soon star in ‘Sandeep aur Pinky Faraar’ and ‘Jabariya Jodi’.

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