Akshay Kumar’s latest released crime-thriller Rustom has continued its fantastic run at the Indian box office. Yesterday was a big Rakshabandhan holiday and as expected Rustom has gained maximum profit.
On its 1st Thursday i.e. the 7th day, with the help of tremendous footfalls, Rustom has collected Rs 8.62 crores at the domestic box office and taken its total box office collections of the first week to around Rs 90.90 crores.
With this, Tinu Suresh Desai’s directorial Rustom has become 4th highest Bollywood grosser of 2016 surpassing the lifetime total of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Fan (Rs 85 crores). Also, It has beaten the week one total of Akshay Kumar’s Airlift (Rs 83.50 crores) and becomes 2nd highest first week grosser of the year.
Well, this is one of the very rarely happened incidents at the box office. Generally, when two big Bollywood movies release on the same day, both films have been affected by the clash and results in box office debacle but here Rustom has left Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro way behind in this race.
Even the star power of Hrithik Roshan has not saved Mohenjo Daro to come out as a winner and on the other hand, Rustom, which has been made on a budget of only 45 crores is about to cross the 100 crore mark.
Rustom took the full advantage of the Holiday and the major revenue centers for the film are North circuits including Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab where very good occupancies around 40-50% have been seen throughout the day.
Meanwhile, this journey of celebration is not yet finished as the first weekend for Rustom is arriving from Tomorrow which will become a major chunk for the film. it will surely surpass the 100 crore mark by Saturday and to become the fastest Akshay Kumar film to reach this magical club.