Bollywood action thriller film, "Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty" featuring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles is still going at the box office with its worldwide revenue having crossed ₹100-crore mark.
The A.R. Murugadoss directed film has collected over ₹100 crore from worldwide box office as of Monday. It earned ₹91.29 crore from India and ₹20.52 crore from overseas, taking the total collection to ₹111.81 crore, according to trade analyst and film critic, Taran Adarsh.
"#Holiday [Week 2] Fri 4.39 cr, Sat 6.32 cr, Sun 8.74 cr, Mon 3.15 cr. Grand total: ₹ 91.29 cr nett. India biz. Marching towards ₹ 100 cr," tweeted Adarsh.
"#Holiday Overseas total *after Weekend 2* is approx $ 3.416 million [Rs 20.52 cr]."
Having already collected over ₹91 crore, the film's earnings from domestic box office is expected to cross ₹100-crore mark in a few days' time, latest by this weekend.
Made on a budget of around ₹40 crore, "Holiday" made a good opening, earning ₹12.08 crore on day 1 and recovered its production cost in the first week itself with a revenue of over ₹68 crore before crossing ₹80-crore mark in just 10 days. It recorded Bollywood's highest second weekend collections this year with a revenue of ₹19.37 crore. Second weekend collection of "2 States" was ₹15.53 crore, while that of "Jai Ho" was ₹13.8 crore, "Queen" - ₹11.45 crore and "Heropanti" - ₹8.29 crore.
"Holiday", which was released on 6 June, overshadowed Kabir Sadanand's comedy drama, "Fugly" starring Jimmy Shergill, Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh, and Kiara Advani. Sadanand's film earned ₹9.34 crore in the opening weekend, while second weekend collection of "Holiday" was more than ₹19 crore.
A remake of Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer Tamil film titled, "Thuppakki" released in 2012, "Holiday" was released in over 3,500 screens in India and 400 screens overseas. It is about an army officer, who single-handedly took on terrorists and dismantles their blast plots. He not only defeats the terrorists but also corrupt Indian Army officials in this action thriller.
The film makes the return of Khiladi Kumar in action role after a while. The good collection of "Holiday" will come as a big relief, as his last two releases bombed at the box office.