After a good opening day number (14.25 crore), given the big competition (Hrithik's MOHENJO DARO), Neeraj Pandey's Akshay Kumar and Ileana D'Cruz starrer, RUSTOM, went from strength-to-strength, with day wise escalation in collections.
At the end of the opening weekend, RUSTOM has netted in excess 50 crore from India, and given the Independence Day total (Monday- 19-20 crore), and the upcoming Raksha Bandhan festival (in many parts of India), the film is on way to be the third 100 plus netter (perhaps the fastest ever for
Akshay!) and hit of the year for Akshay Kumar, the other two being AIRLIFT and HOUSEFULL 3. RUSTOM is also having a great run in the overseas, especially in the US and Gulf.
In fact the year 2016 is turning out to be one of the best in Akshay Kumar's career, after 1994 (ELAAN, YEH DILLAGI, MOHRA, SUHAAG and MAIN KHILADI TU ANARI) and it will be interesting to see if Khiladi Kumar surpasses it or not.