Kumar is now still reveling in the success of his sports drama, Gold, which is inching towards the 100 crore club at the box office. Gold has done "well" on Sunday (Day 5) and has witnessed an estimated growth of about 30-35%, Box Office India report stated. Combined business is approximately Rs 125 crore net.
Taran Adarsh feels that there might be a record-in-the-making for both the movies, courtesy a five day extended weekend. The film is a patriotic sports drama and it has got a great start at the box office with the collection of 25.25 crores.
Hardly surprising but one of Bollywood's most beloved stars has added another feather to his cap Akshay Kumar has become the first male Bollywood celeb to reach 20 million followers on Instagram.
Set at the backdrop of India winning its first gold medal in hockey as a free nation in the 1948 Summer Olympics, the film promises to be yet another big one from Akki. His satirical comedy Toilet: Ek Prem Katha released this time a year ago had made Rs 11.34 crore on its opening day and Rs. 132.07 crore in lifetime box office collections. The movie also featured Manoj Bajpayee and Aisha Sharma in pivotal roles. "The overall (5 Days) box office collection for Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy starrer Gold stands tall at Rs 71.30 Crore and trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Gold has an EXCELLENT *extended* opening weekend.