Akshay Kumar in Gold
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Akshay Kumar's Gold has struck gold at the box office. The Reema Kagti directorial is all set to cross Rs 100 crore mark. The period sports drama has collected Rs 99 crores at the domestic market in just nine days of release.

Gold, which opened to a thundering response, has been raking in the moolah despite locking horns with John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate which has also been consistently minting money at the box office.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share Gold box office collections. "#Gold biz at a glance...
Week 1: ₹ 89.30 cr [prolonged Week 1; 9 days; released on Wed]
Weekend 2: ₹ 9.70 cr
Total: ₹ 99 cr
India biz."

The movie has now climbed up the list of highest grossing movies of 2018 and secured the 8th position beating the lifetime box office collections of Kareena Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor starrer Veere Di Wedding. It has been going strong in the international market as well.

Check out the list of top 10 highest grossing movies of 2018.

Top 10 highest grossing movies of 2018India Nett (Cr)
1. Sanju 341.22
2. Padmaavat 300.00
3. Race 3 169.00
4. Baaghi 2 165.00
5. Raazi 123.17
6. Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety 108.71
7. Raid 101.54
8. Gold 94.10*
9. Veere Di Wedding 80.23
10. Satyameva Jayate 79.67*