Akshay Kumar has turned into the undisputed king of box office, and his most recent release Kesari is proof of it. Anurag Singh’s directorial venture has been in the news for a very long time. As far back as the film’s declaration, fans have been eager to see the tale of the battle of Saragarhi on the wide screen. Also, Akshay Kumar did not disappoint his fans.
Kesari Box Office Collection Inches towards Rs 100 Cr
The 51-year-old actor has conveyed the greatest opener of 2019 so far with Kesari. The film which had a remarkable opening end of the week with Rs 78.07 crore in its kitty in the initial four days of its release breezed through the Monday test without a hitch. Kesari earned Rs 8.25 crore on Monday, therefore taking the aggregate to Rs 86.32 crore.
With 3600 screens the nation over, Kesari is doing incredible business in the box office. Over the most recent couple of years, Akshay Kumar has turned into the new age Bharat Kumar of Bollywood, and Kesari too runs high on patriotism.
Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari features Akshay as Havildar Ishar Singh, who drove the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army in the Battle Of Saragarhi, which was battled in 1897. The film recounts to the amazing story of 21 Sikh soldiers battling valiantly against 10,000 Afghan troops. Parineeti Chopra has a guest appearance, as Havildar Ishar Singh’s wife.
A critic from a popular news source Samrudhi Ghosh praised Akshay’s performance in Kesari and called him “the proverbial glue that holds his regiment and the film together”. Giving the film 3 out of 5 stars, she wrote in her review, “Kesari is the rousing patriotic film that Akshay Kumar fans wait for all year round. But it is a lot more than just that and deserves a watch this Holi.”