With the collection of 76+ crores, Kesari is the second highest opening weekend grosser for Akshay Kumar: 2.0 tops the list

With the collection of 97.56 crores, Mission Mangal is now the highest opening weekend grosser for Akshay Kumar, Housefull 4 takes 6th position with the collection of 53.22 crores.

Akshay Kumar’s latest Diwali release hasn’t been able to perform as per expectations. Released on 25 Oct 2019, the film collected only 53.22 crores in the first weekend. In fact, the opening weekend collection of Housefull is less than Housefull 3 which was released in 2015.

Akshay Kumar’s Independence Day 2019 Mission Mangal had a superb extended opening weekend with the collection of 97.54 crores. It is the highest opening weekend grosser for Akshay Kumar.

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Mission Mangal toppled the opening weekend numbers of 2.0 (95 crores), Kesari (78.07 crores) and Gold (70.05 crores) to achieve this feat. Let’s have a look at Akshay Kumar’s top 10 opening weekend grossers.

Top 10 Highest Opening Weekend Grosser For Akshay Kumar

Movie Name Year Opening Weekend Collection
Mission Mangal 2019 97.56 Cr
2.0 2018 95 Cr
Kesari 2019 78.07 Cr
Gold 2018 70.05 Cr
Singh Is Bliing 2015 54.44 Cr
Housefull 3 2015 53.31 Cr
Housefull 4 2019 53.22 Cr
Brothers 2015 52.08 Cr
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha 2017 51.45 Cr
Jolly LLB 2 2017 50.46 Cr
Rustom 2016 50.42 Cr
Rowdy Rathore 2012 48.05 Cr
Airlift 2016 44.30 Cr
Boss 2013 42.50 Cr
Housefull 2 2012 42.00 Cr
Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty 2014 41.00 Cr

It is good to see that 11 Akshay Kumar films have collected 50+ crores in the first weekend. Housefull 4 in its opening weekend has been severely affected by pre-Diwali. On any other weekend, the film could have easily crossed 60 crores.