‘Kesari’ going strong, earns Rs 36 crores in two days

Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer ‘Kesari’ released on Holi is collecting big bucks at the ticket counter. The film has made an whopping collection of 36 crores in two days.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the box-office collection of ‘Kesari:-

"Kesari is solid on Day 2... Decline on a working day - after a holiday - is common but the decline is less this time... Will score big numbers on Day 3 and 4... Is chasing a huge total in its *extended weekend*... Thu 21.06 cr, Fri 16.70 cr. Total: Rs.37.76 cr. India biz," tweeted Taran Adarsh.

"Kesari aims at No 1 spot as far as *opening weekend* is concerned... Trending better than #GullyBoy and #TotalDhamaal... Will surpass *extended weekend* [Thu-Sun] of #GullyBoy [Rs. 72.45 cr] as well as *traditional weekend* [Fri-Sun] of #TotalDhamaal [Rs. 62.40 cr]," tweeted Taran Adarsh.

‘Kesari’ helmed by Anurag Singh is based on the famous Battle of Saragarhi and it sees Akshay enacting the role of Havildar Ishar Singh who led the 21 Sikh Regiment against 10,000 Afghan tribesmen in a battle in 1897 that took place at Saragarhi.