Akshay Kumar's most ambitious film so far BLUE has recorded a fantastic opening all over be it multiplexes in metros or small single screen in C centers. Adds a multiplex source "Even the morning shows starting 7am onwards which go relatively empty during new releases are houseful all over India. In fact its first day business itself has turned out to be better than few movies combined"
Adds the multiplex source "Irrespective of what critics have to say about his films Akshay Kumar always draws in crowds. Reviews don't make a movie box office numbers do"
Akshay is selling like hot cakes overseas as well.
"Akshay is being touted as the overseas king. His film BLUE has garnered a phenomenal response from overseas markets. Dubai, US, UK, Fiji Islands, Thailand have opened to packed houses" said a trade analyst.
In a period of five years Akshay Kumar's films have generated a whopping 1000 crores. Right from WELCOME to BLUE Akshay Kumar's films have netted huge profits clearly indicating that he is definitely the box office king. Fascinatingly, Akshay is the only star to have had the maximum number of releases in the 5 years, most of which have been hits.
A trade analyst said "Most of Akshay's releases are hits and almost always open with a good collection at the box office. This clearly indicates that when it comes to box office success Akshay is the most dependable" The analyst confirms "Akshay is definitely No.1 today. Directors are still queuing up to sign him. His films spell profits immaterial of its content. Any film starring Akshay Kumar in the lead is already half sold to the audience"