After emerging as the third highest grossing Hindi film of the year so far with its 3rd weekend, period war drama Kesari showed a good hold on 3rd Monday as well. Despite having a new release Romeo Akbar Walter in its parallel, Akshay Kumar & Parineeti Chopra starrer is still heading well at the box office.
Produced by Karan Johar, Aruna Bhatia & Sunir Khetrapal, Kesari has impressed everyone with its impactful storyline and gathered very positive reviews from the critics. As a result, it remained strong throughout the opening week and did the business of 105.86 crores with 78.07 crores in the 4-days weekend and 27.79 crores on weekdays.
In the second week as well, Anurag Singh’s directorial maintained a good pace and raked the business of 29.66 crores which included 19.15 crores in the weekend and 10.51 crores on weekdays. After 2 weeks, its total collection was recorded at 135.52 crores nett.
Kesari is now running in the third week and once again passed the weekend with the positive uptrend. In the third weekend, it bagged the amount of 7.50 crores which included 1.65 crores on Friday, 2.62 crores on Saturday & 3.23 crores on Sunday.
On 3rd Monday, being a normal working day, Zee Studios’ presentation recorded a drop in footfalls but still managed to remain steady and collected 1.20 crore. After 19 days, its total collection has become 144.22 crores nett at the domestic box office.