Kesari movie has completed its extended first week at the box office and it has collected over Rs. 105 crores. This is a remarkable performance of the film, which could be attributed to its strong performance over the extended first weekend. Also, the film earned well over the weekdays and dropped less which helped Kesari first week collection to easily cross Rs. 100 crores over the first week. Akshay Kumar’s film has not shown any sign of slowing down in the first week and it is expected to continue its strong run over the next few weeks. On the other hand, the holdover release, Badla also showed an excellent performance and crossed Rs. 11 crores in its third week in the theaters.

Less Drop on Weekdays Helps Kesari to Perform Well

Akshay Kumar‘s film, Kesari started its journey at the box office on a strong note and got the benefit of the national Holiday due to Holi over its extended first week. It successfully crossed the mark of Rs. 75 crores over the extended first weekend. Although it couldn’t get the expected growth on Sunday, Kesari still managed to take its extended first week total to a very good value. All this had happened because of less drop over the weekdays. After 50% fall on Monday, Kesari recovered well which helped the film to earn strongly over the next few days. Now, it depends on the performance of the Kesari on its second Friday, how much drop would it witness. The film is expected to earn well on its 9th day and would collect a strong earning over the next few weeks. Meanwhile, here is the day-wise collection of Kesari at the box office:

  • Thursday – Rs. 21.06 crores
  • Friday – Rs. 16.75 crores
  • Saturday – Rs. 18.75 crores
  • Sunday – Rs. 21.51 crores
  • Monday – Rs. 8.25 crores
  • Tuesday – Rs. 7.17 crores
  • Wednesday – Rs. 6.52 crores
  • Thursday – Rs. 5.85 crores
  • Total – Rs. 105.86 crores

Badla 3rd Week Collection Crosses 11 Crores

The holdover release, Badla has performed extremely well and maintained itself well against the strong film, Kesari. Badla collected Rs. 11.12 crores in its third week and took its total over Rs. 78 crores. It is the strong content of the film which helped it to perform well over the first three weeks. Here is the week-wise earning of Badla at the box office:

  • Week 1 – Rs. 38 crores
  • Week 2 – Rs. 29.32 crores
  • Week 3 – Rs. 11.12 crores
  • Total – Rs. 78.44 crores

First Published on: 14:44 pm - 29, Mar 2019
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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