Mumbai: Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari has entered the Rs 100 crore club on its seventh day at the Box Office. The period movie collected Rs 100.01 crores by the end of its business on Wednesday.
The film has become the fastest film to cross the Rs 100-crore milestone this year.
#Kesari is now *fastest* ₹ 100 cr grosser of 2019 [so far]… Crosses ₹ 100 cr on Day 7… Thu 21.06 cr, Fri 16.75 cr, Sat 18.75 cr, Sun 21.51 cr, Mon 8.25 cr, Tue 7.17 cr, Wed 6.52. Total: ₹ 100.01 cr. India biz… ₹ 100 cr in days: #GullyBoy [Day 8]. #TotalDhamaal [Day 9].
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 28, 2019
The historical drama has scored the biggest opening weekend collection for a Bollywood film in 2019 in India by raking in 78.07 crores in four days since its release on March 21.
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.