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Akshay’s Kesari beats Ranveer’s Gully Boy; becomes the highest opening weekend grosser of 2019

Akshay Kumar’s Kesari is now the highest opening weekend grosser of 2019

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Akshay Kumar’s Kesari was one of the most exciting and awaited films of the year. With a massive buzz and an extended four-day weekend, the movie earned a massive amount of Rs 78.07 crore at the box office. And with that, it became the highest opening weekend grosser of 2019. Yes, Kesari beat Ranveer Singh’s Gully Boy (Rs 72.50 crore) to achieve this massive feat. But we had always expected it, especially after the movie got fantastic reviews from the critics as well as the audience. What do you guys have to say about this latest development? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below!

If you look at the first weekend collections of all the films released in 2019, you will see how Kesari tops the charts. With a collection of Rs 78.07 crore in its opening weekend, the Parineeti Chopra and Akshay Kumar-starrer bags the numero uno spot! Gully Boy (Rs 72.50 crore) and Total Dhamaal (Rs 62.50 crore) complete the top three! And then Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (Rs 41 crore), Uri: The Surgical Strike (Rs 36 crore), Luka Chuppi (Rs 32 crore), Badla (Rs 23 crore), The Accidental Prime Minister (Rs 12 crore), Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (Rs 11.75 crore), Thackeray (Rs 10.50 crore) complete the top 10 highest opening weekend grossers of 2019.

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Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari is a historic drama set in 1897, the movie talks about the Battle of Saragarhi where 21 Sikh soldiers fought against 10000 plus Afghani tribesmen. While they lost the battle, their valor broke down the Afghan invasion. People have loved the film’s story and have been raving about it on social media. With so much positivity, we are sure the movie will continue raking in the moolah at the box office. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip.

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Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh crushes R… Rajkumar’s lifetime collection in 3 days; becomes his highest grossing solo-hero film yet

Kabir Singh is Shahid Kapoor’s biggest hit yet – here’s proof

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Shahid Kapoor in a still from Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh is killing it at the ticket window. Not only is it performing well and raking in the moolah, but it is also being very well appreciated! In fact, a lot of critcs and fans are saying that Kabir Singh is Shahid Kapoor’s best performance till date. But that’s not it! Kabir Singh has also become his highest grossing solo-hero film. Yes, the film has crushed the lifetime box office collection of R… Rajkumar in just 3 days and achieved this feat.

If you don’t believe us, you can check out the lifetime collections of all Shahid Kapoor’s solo hero films till date. So far, Kabir Singh is his biggest hit, with a box office collection of Rs 70.83 crore in just three days. R… Rajkumar (Rs 65 crore) comes in the second spot, while Haider (Rs 60 crore) completes the top 3. Shaandaar (Rs 45 crore), Kaminey (Rs 40 crore), Batti Gul Meter Chalu (Rs 37.50 crore). Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (Rs 36 crore), Badmaash Company (Rs 35 crore), Vivah (Rs 31 crore) and Mausam (Rs 30 crore) complete his list of top grossing films as a solo hero. What do you guys have to say about this development? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below!

Looking at the current trends, we feel Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh can earn anywhere between Rs 110 – 150 crore in its lifetime run. This will give him his first Rs 100 crore film as a solo lead. Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip.

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Kabir Singh box office collection day 3: Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s film earns THIS whopping amount over the first weekend

Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh has been unstoppable at the box office in its opening weekend run

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Kiara Advani and Shahid Kapoor in a still from Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh is one of the most-interesting movies this year. And ever since it hit the screens on June 21, the film has been unstoppable. After a fantastic opening, it set the box office on fire and raked in a whopping amount to end the first weekend on a high. In fact, it has beaten the likes of Salman Khan’s Bharat and Ajay Devgn’s De De Pyaar De on Sunday too. Now that’s huge numbers, especially with Kabir Singh being an ‘Adults only’ movie.

For those of you who don’t know, Kabir Singh opened with a collection of Rs 20.21 crore on day 1. On day 2, it grew and raked in Rs 22.71 crore. But it was day 3, which saw the maximum growth. Kabir Singh saw housefull shows in major cinemas across India and collected Rs 27.91 crore. With that, it now has Rs 70.83 crore in its kitty at the end of the opening weekend, which is massive! Considering that the film had a decent buzz and only 3,100 screens to its disposal, Kabir Singh has performed beyond expectations.

Trade had predicted that Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s film would rake in Rs 30 – 50 crore in the first weekend. And even though some scathing comments and reviews were put out about Kabir Singh, the film has performed phenomenally well. It has been possible because of a fantastic word-of-mouth publicity and the fact that Kabir Singh is a well-made film with great performances. What did you think about the movie? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to CineBlitz for more Bollywood news, updates and gossip right here.

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Kabir Sing box office collection day 2: Shahid Kapoor – Kiara Advani’s heads on to the 50 crore milestone

Kabir Singh starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani became the fourth biggest openers of 2019, earning Rs 42.92 crores on day 2

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Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani in a still from Kabir Singh

Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani starrer Kabir Singh released this Friday (June 21). The film has been quite well-received by the audience as well as the critics. With its first day collection the film opened to impressive figures and also turned out to be the fourth biggest opener of the year. Earning Rs 20. 21 crores on day one, Shahid’s film seems to be on a victory march.  Yesterday (June 22) which was the film’s second day at the box office; Kabir Singh surpassed the day one collection and earned Rs 22.71 crores.

The film’s total collection stands at Rs 42.92 crore and the speed with which this film is leaving the cash registers ringing, feels like it will cross the 50 crore mark today (June 23) which is also its first Sunday at the box-office. Let us see, how much the film earns by the end of its first weekend. Let us tell you, Shahid Kapoor’s performance in Kabir Singh has been appreciated by many.

Directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, Kabir Singh is the remake of the South film Arjun Reddy. For more updates and gossip stay tuned to CienBlitz.

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