Over the most recent couple of years, Akshay Kumar has not just turned into the flagbearer of patriotic movies in Bollywood however has likewise carried the significant film to the audience. His most recent release Mission Mangal is one such model. Given India’s Mangalyaan or Mars Orbiter Mission, Jagan Shakti’s directorial venture has struck gold in the box office. In the wake of getting a bumper opening, Mission Mangal is presently set to enter the Rs 100-crore club.
Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal Joins Rs 100 Cr Club
Released on Independence Day, Mission Mangal got a spectacular opening (Rs 29.16 crore). To such an extent that the film developed as Akshay’s greatest opener up until now. Furthermore, the continuous days’ numbers were no less. Mission Mangal made Rs 17.28 crore on its subsequent day and Rs 23.58 crore on its third day, in this way taking the day collection to Rs 70.02 crore.
Mission Mangal did exceptionally well on Sunday as well. The film earned Rs 27.54 crore, in this manner taking the opening long end of the week collection to Rs 97.56 crore.
Touted to be India’s first space film, Mission Mangal pursues the researchers at Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) who added to the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). The film likewise stars Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen.
Talking the film’s reaction at the ticket windows, Akshay Kumar disclosed to a source that numerous people hypothesized that the film would make just Rs 60-70 crore, yet he was quick to go for broke and carry the story to the audience.
“When we are making it, writing it, lots of people had even told us how much business it’ll do: ‘It’ll go till Rs 60-70 crore.’ Because this genre is not explored, nobody knows. It was a big risk. I had no idea where this film would go and how would people react to science. But it was a risk worth taking,” Akshay Kumar told.
“Children are watching the film, dragging their parents who are then realising that even they didn’t know what kind of things went into sending a satellite on Mars. Our aim to make the film was to make science very simple. Even I didn’t know about this (the science behind it) but the story was so systematic, I understood it,” added Akshay Kumar.