Akshay Kumar’s Rustom may have been declared a superhit at the box office, but the critics were unforgiving about the slip-ups in the film. A viral meme explained the medals on naval officer Rustom Pavri’s (Akshay) uniform and it had all of it wrong. Producer Neeraj Pandey is enjoying the success, but is irked about the loopholes and how it made its way to the final cut.
With strong word of mouth, Rustom successfully dominated the adjacent release Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro from the very first day. Despite new releases, it remained strong on box office and become third highest grossing movie of the year so far. Also it has grossed more than 200 crores globally and emerged as the second movie of Akshay to enter in this club.
Rustom released on Aug. 12 alongside Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro, which was being touted as one of the biggest releases of the year. But the former beat the period film to the finish line. In the opening week, Tinu Suresh Desai’s directorial this thriller drama recorded amazing occupancy and did the business of 90.90 crores. In the second, it maintained good pace and raked the amount of 26.11 crores. Then in the third week, it showed decent performance and reported the business of 7.71 crores.
Then in weekdays with slight drop, it minted the amount of 0.29 crore on Monday, 0.24 crore on Tuesday, 0.23 crore on Wednesday & 0.28 crore on Thursday. With this, total 4 weeks collection of Rustom has become 127.13 crores on domestic box office. In this week, Akshay starrer has two new Hindi offerings Baar Baar Dekho & Freaky Ali in opposite, let see how much it will rake in its fifth weekend.