Akshay Kumar’s Kesari had the biggest opening in 2019. With 3600 screens across the country, Kesari is doing great business at the box office. In the opening week the film had a fabulous weekend with Rs 78.07 crore in its kitty in the first four days of its release and passed the Monday test with flying colours. Kesari earned Rs 8.25 crore on Monday, thus taking the total to Rs 86.32 crore. The film is expected to have made Rs 7 crore approx on Tuesday, taking its total collection to Rs 93 crore approx. Thus easily crossing the 100 crore mark during this week.
Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari features Akshay as Havildar Ishar Singh, who led the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army in the Battle of Saragarhi, which was fought in 1897. The film tells the powerful story of 21 Sikh soldiers fighting valiantly against 10,000 Afghan troops. Parineeti Chopra has a guest appearance, as Havildar Ishar Singh’s wife.
Kesari is yet another hit given by Akshay after Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Pad Man and Gold.