Rustom of Akshay Kumar opens great on the box office, as the collection touches 14 crore rupees on the opening day as weekday was a great positive. Akshay had various 100 crore films till now, Rustom stays one of the most talked about film. The weeks’ box office was dominated by two superstar’s films. On the one side, there was Akshay Kumar starrer Rustom and on the other side there was superstar Hrithik Roshan’s Mohenjo Daro. Both the films somehow fights with each other on box office but also comes as a companion to each other.
The initial release of the flick is scheduled in over 2300 screens throughout the country. Among these 2300 screens, 1300 screens were single screens of mass centers. While the other 1000 screens went towards multiplexes and pvrs around the country. The earnings from single screens are an observed bit better than of multiplexes during the first and the second day too.
Rustom has a strong story line and profound performances of stars, so it received positive reviews from most of the critics as well as moviegoers. Some of them are not satisfied with it but they also praised the work of Akshay, Ileana D’cruz & Esha Gupta. On the opening day, Tinu Suresh Desai’s directorial this thriller drama witnessed excellent 50-55% occupancy across the country and registered the fourth highest opening of the year so far with 14.11 crores. From overseas market too, it recorded impressive business of 8.30 crores including 4.19 crores from UAE-GCC alone.
On Monday being public holiday on account of Independence Day, Rustom remained strong on box office with almost similar occupancy as on Sunday. As per the report, it added the amount of around 19.20 crores* to its account on fourth day and pushed its domestic total to 69.62 crores*.