Mission Mangal starring an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen and Kirti Kulhari hit the screens on August 15. The film revolving around the story of India's successful Mars mission, Mangalyaan received positive reviews from the critics and is being enjoyed by the audiences too. After taking a massive opening of Rs 29.16 crore on day 1 in India, the film continued with its good run over the second day too with a collection of collected Rs 17.28 crores. The film is expected to cross the 50 crore mark over Saturday.
Interestingly, the film is also performing quite well in the international circuits. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the film's overseas collections. Mission Mangal has taken a good start as it collected $ 1.423 mn in its first two days. The film is performing well mainly in North America, Middle East, UK and Australia. In North America itself, the film collected $ 158k on Thursday and $ 346k on Friday.
Check out Taran Adarsh's tweet here:
Thu: $ 158k
Fri: $ 346k#MiddleEast
Thu: $ 248k
Fri: $ 371k#UK
Thu: £ 37k
Fri: £ 48k#Australia
Thu: $ 34k
Fri: $ 78k
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 17, 2019
Mission Mangal despite not being a solo release is performing exceptionally well in India. It released along with John Abraham's Batla House over Independence Day. The reviews have suggested that it the strong performances of the lead cast that make this film a success. . Mission Mangal Box Office Collection Day 1: Akshay Kumar’s Space Drama Rakes in Rs 29.16 Crore, Becomes His Biggest Opener To Date
Looking at the film's performance in India, it looks like it is going to put up a strong figure for its four day extended opening weekend. According to estimates, the film could collect up to 80 crores which is amazing for a film revolving around science and not being from a conventional genre. The film is also expected to keep its stride high at the International box office.