Action hero Akshay Kumar's latest film, "Khiladi 786" is doing well at the domestic box office, earning ₹34 in the opening weekend after witnessing a good opening.
"Khiladi 786" marks the comeback of action king Akshay Kumar as the "Khiladi" after a gap of 12 years. The movie features Asin Thottumkal in the female lead role and was released on Dec. 7 across 2,786 screens in India.
"Khiladi 786" earned ₹10.40 crore on Friday, ₹11.15 crore on Saturday and ₹12.75 crore on Sunday, taking the total collections from three days to ₹34.30 crore at the domestic box office, according to trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh.
"#Khiladi786 collected approx Rs 34.30 cr nett in its opening weekend. Breakup:- Fri 10.40 cr, Sat 11.15 cr, Sun 12.75 cr," tweeted Taran.
The film didn't do well at the overseas box office though. It earned ₹38.29 lakh ($70,300) from 114 locations in the USA on Friday and ₹58.99 lakh (£67,537) from 78 locations in the UK on Friday and Saturday, according to Adarsh.?
"Khiladi 786" is Akshay Kumar's fifth release of the year after "Housefull 2," "Rowdy Rathore," "Joker" and "OMG: Oh My God!". Directed by Ashish R Mohan, it is the eighth installment of the "Khiladi" series.