The Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer Sooryavanshi held well on its 3rd weekend despite facing Bunty Aur Babli 2 at the box office.
Sooryavanshi, starring the superstar Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif finally hit the theaters and the big budgeted Rohit Shetty’s cop universe cheered up audience during the Diwali festival this year as the cop drama went on to collect Rs 120.66 crore in first week. In its second week, the cop action drama held well on to its position and collected an excellent Rs 45.57 crore
On 3rd Friday which is the 16th day, the Karan Johar produced film faced the much awaited Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhanth Chaturvedi,, Shavari Wagh and Pankaj Tripathi starrer Bunty Aur Babli. Despite the release, Sooryvanshi held well on its ground collecting Rs 3.27 crore while it went up on 3rd Saturday with Rs 3.77 crore. As per early estimates, the action drama did well on 3rd Sunday collecting somewhere between Rs 4.50-4.70 crore, bringing the total collection to Rs 178-179 crore and is inching towards breaking another record of Akshay Kumar if it crosses the lifetime collections of 2.0 which earned Rs 188.25 crore at the domestic box office.
Sooryavanshi has been released in 3519 screens across India while the budget is estimated to be around Rs 165 crore (Production Cost: 150 Crore & Prints and Advertising cost: 15 Crores). The cop drama is directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Dharma Productions, Reliance Entertainment, Rohit Shetty Productions, Cape Of Good Films and stars Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn in key roles.