After Uri - The Surgical Strike and Kabir Singh, its Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal which has set the box office on fire quite literally. The space drama directed by Jagan Shakti has ended its first weekend on a very solid note. The film took a fabulous opening on Thursday, August 15 and since then has been getting cash registers ringing non-stop at the Indian box office. Yes, the film dropped on Friday as it was a normal weekday but Mission Mangal packed a solid punch on Saturday and Sunday, ensuring a grand four-day total. In fact, the film has turned out to be Akshay's biggest opening weekend grosser to date which is again terrific, to say the least. Mission Mangal Box Office Collection Day 3: Akshay Kumar's Newest Release Witnesses Superb Growth on Saturday, Collects Rs 70.02 Crore
Revealing the film's updated figures, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, "#MissionMangal sets the BO on 🔥🔥🔥... Springs a biggg surprise... Packs a fabulous total in its *extended* weekend... Metros superb, mass circuits join the party [on Sun]... Thu 29.16 cr, Fri 17.28 cr, Sat 23.58 cr, Sun 27.54 cr. Total: ₹ 97.56 cr. India biz."
Adarsh also tweeted, "#MissionMangal is Akshay Kumar’s biggest opener to date [opening weekend biz]...1. #MissionMangal ₹ 97.56 cr [Thu-Sun], 2. #2Point0 [#Hindi] ₹ 95 cr [Thu-Sun], 3. #Kesari ₹ 78.07 cr [Thu-Sun]. India biz." Mission Mangal Box Office Collection Day 2: Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan's Multi-Starrer Film Scores Big on Friday, Rakes in Rs 46.44 Crore
That's not all! Mission Mangal will enter the coveted Rs 100 crore club today and will become Akki's fastest film to achieve this milestone along with 2.0. Co-starring Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari, Nithiya Menen and Sharman Joshi in the lead, Mission Mangal received a positive response from the critics and is now clearly busy wooing the audience in cinema halls.