Akshay Kumar's "Airlift", based on the biggest evacuation of Indians, is all set to take its worldwide gross income over the Rs 100-crore mark. The war thriller is doing exceptionally well at the domestic as well as overseas box offices.
Domestic box office
"Airlift" has earned more than Rs 50 crore net in just four days of its box office run, while the gross collection of the film is more than Rs 70 crore. Akshay's film has hit the half-century mark at the domestic box office in four days. The film, which was made on a budget of approximately Rs 30 crore, has earned the production cost in just the opening weekend.
Despite being a working day, Akshay starrer clocked in a huge amount on Monday. The fourth day box office collection of "Airlift" is in double figures. The film accumulated Rs 10.40 crore on Monday, which took its four-day box office collection to Rs 54.70 crore.
"#Airlift is SUPERB on Mon. Today [26 Jan] should be TERRIFIC. Fri 12.35 cr, Sat 14.60 cr, Sun 17.35 cr, Mon 10.40 cr. Total: ₹ 54.70 cr... Yes, #Airlift crosses ₹ 50 cr mark today [4 days]. Mon biz is OUTSTANDING. Power of strong content. Congrats @akshaykumar and Team #Airlift, (sic)" trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
Overseas box office
Akshay and Nimrat Kaur-starrer "Airlift" is doing good business at the overseas box office as well. The film has earned approximately $2.78 million ($2,782,163 = ₹ 18.86 crore) from its overseas run.
"#Airlift Overseas total: $ 2.78 million [$ 2,782,163 = ₹ 18.86 cr]... Biz picked up over the weekend... Word of mouth is SUPER-STRONG! (sic)" box office analyst Adarsh tweeted.
"Airlift" earned approximately Rs 8.12 crore from the UAE-GCC box office, Rs 5.53 crore from the US-Canada box office, Rs 1.63 crore from the UK box office, Rs 93 lakh from Australia, Rs 36 lakh from New Zealand, Rs 99 lakh from Pakistan, Rs 3 lakh from Malaysia and from rest of the world it earned Rs 1.27 crore, according to Bollywood Hungama.
Worldwide box office
The gross worldwide box office collection of "Airlift" stands at Rs 88 crore, which includes domestic gross income of Rs 70 crore and overseas earnings. "Airlift" is going strong globally, and given its opening weekend earnings, the film should touch Rs 100 crore mark in five days.