Theaters are back and it’s time for Akshay Kumar to break records again. Sooryavanshi has entered the 100 crore club and with that, Akshay Kumar has now scored his 15th century at the box office. The feat could well have been accomplished with Bell Bottom if it had been released at a better time, but then let’s talk about the present and the future. In that space, he’s now really moving the show with the action artist handling this feat in record time. In fact, this is the fastest century scored by him, with the numbers gathered in just 5 days.
In fact, when things were absolutely normal, Akshay Kumar was making twice as many centuries at will, with Housefull 4, Good Newwz and Mission Mangal surpassing the 200 crore mark in 2019.The same year had seen him surpass the mark. 150 million rupees with Kesari. and the previous year had narrowly missed a double century as 2.0 [Hindi] it fell short by a few million rupees.
However, what would be exciting to see is where Sooryavanshi lands from here. He’s set up to surpass Kesari [154.42 crores] quite comfortably and thus a big Top-5 entry for Akshay Kumar is a given. If you actually manage to exceed 2.0 [Hindi] [189 crores] and makes a run higher on the charts, it would be a remarkable feat.
Housefull 4 – 208.50 crore
Good Newwz – 205.14 million rupees
Mangal Mission – 203 million rupees
2.0 [Hindi] – 189 million rupees
Kesari – 154.42 million rupees
Toilet – Ek Prem Katha – 134.25 crore
Rowdy Rathore – 133 million rupees
Airlift – 129 crore rupees
Rustom – 128 million rupees
Jolly LLB 2 – 117 crore rupees
Housefull 2 - 116 crore rupees
Holidays – 113 million rupees
Housefull 3-109 crore
Gold – 105 crore rupees
Sooryavanshi – Rs 103.59 crore * (5 days total)
Meanwhile, Akshay Kumar has also teamed up with Salman Khan to find himself at the top of the superstars who have a maximum count of centuries to their name. Salman Khan has 15 to his name and even he could have scored one more if Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai had been released in theaters. However, you could also catch up with Antim – The Final Truth just around the corner. Not surprisingly, things are going to be really exciting again for Bollywood with superstars back in the ring with their big box office hits.
*Dear. Final numbers expected
Note: All collections according to sources of production and distribution.
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