Akshay Kumar’s Gold and John Abraham’s Satyameva Jayate had clashed against each other at the box-office and guess what their movies have already broken 8 box-office records between both of them. While the box-office numbers of both these movie had seen a drop on Day 2 at the box office as it was a working day, trade pundits expect that the numbers will improve in the upcoming weekend.
Shocking 70% drop for Gold and 63% drop for Satyameva jayate on second day.
— BOX OFFICE INDIA RECORDS (@boxofficeindiar) August 16, 2018
Well, both these movies had a huge opening on Day 1, let’s check out these 8 records broken by Satyameva Jayate and Gold:
Gold is Akshay Kumar’s highest opener ever
Khiladi bhaiya has begun his 50s on a good note. Well, Gold has surpassed his previous highest collection of Singh Is Bliing (Rs 16.98 crore). Kumar’s movie has collected Rs 25.25 crore on Day 1, giving tough competition to all the Khans.
Gold is Akshay’s 8th box office success
With Gold, Akshay has delivered his 8th box-office hit in a row. The hit list includes Pad Man (Rs 78.22 crore), Toilet Ek Prem Katha, Jolly LLB 2 (Rs 117 crore), Rustom (Rs 127.49 crore), Housefull 3 (Rs 109.14 crore), Airlift (Rs 128.1 crore) and Singh Is Bliing (Rs 89.95 crore). Shall we speak more?
Satyameva Jayate is John Abraham’s biggest opener ever
Well, John must not be taken lightly now, if you don’t believe us check this tweet by Bollywood Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh, he wrote, ” The big Independence Day holiday results in big numbers at the box office. Both Gold and Satyameva Jayate have a terrific day one and both, Akshay and John record their highest day one business. Yes, the box office is on fire.” With over Rs 20 crore at the box office, SMJ is way ahead of John’s previous action drama Force 2 that had made Rs 5.75 crore.
Independence Day 2018 was highest opening day ever
Akshay’s Gold ranks for highest occupancy on 1st day
John’s Satyameva Jayate is the highest opener for the A-rated movie
This is surprising, John’s Satyameva Jayate is the highest opener for an A-rated movie. Directed by Milap Zaveri, SMJ didn’t receive positive reviews from the critics but still managed to earn big on the 1st day.
Top openers of 2018
Directors also make it big
While movies like Padmaavat, Sanju and Baaghi 2 are among the highest grossing movie this year, it will be interesting to see whether Gold and Satyameva Jayate can topple these biggies from their position.