Akshay Kumar is known as one of the consistent performers in Bollywood. He has been part of almost every kind of films in his career but his most of the movies till date has been approved as either masala or comedies. But, most importantly he has entered the 100 Cr. club for multiple times in his career racing alongside the three Khans. Here are his entries in the club, so far:
Akshay Kumar Box Office Collection Report
|Movie||Release Date||Box Office Collections|
|Rowdy Rathore||June 1 , 2012||133.25 crores|
|Toilet – Ek Prem Katha||August 11 ,2017||131.00 crores|
|Airlift||January 22 , 2016||127.80 crores|
|Jolly LLB||February 10 , 2017||117 crores|
|Housefull 3||June 3, 2016||109.13 crores|
|Housefull 2||April 6, 2012||106 crores|
All figures are as per secondary data sources online. Several trade analysts share detailed box office reports based on which box office collection reports are published.
The Punjabi actor has always been tough for the three Khans in the box-office and quite comfortably reached the 100 Cr. Club in 5 different occasions since it had become the benchmark for the reigning superstars in Bollywood.
All Akshay Kumar Movies in 100 Crore Club
Rowdy Rathore was a complete package as an entertaining film. Directed by commercial movie specialist Prabhu Deva, Akshay was cast in a double role. The film was a remake of a South Indian movie ‘Vikramarkudu’. Sonakshi Sinha was cast opposite him to bring naughtiness in the film. Apart from that, the music was the biggest USP of the movie. Almost each of the song was chartbusters in the list. There were two item numbers in the movie which became a sensation and favorite for the DJs in party and weddings. This movie did blast at the box office and earned 133.25 Cr. easily.
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Toilet – Ek Prem Katha
This movie is a story about Jugaadbaaz Keshav who is in love with Jaya and thus marries her. Jaya soon realises that there is no washroom present in Keshav’s house and this is because Keshav’s father follows age old traditions with a blindfold. The story takes a turn when Jaya leaves the house and her husband in order to convince the family to follow the hygenic regime. Based on a really good concept this is a must watch.
The movie Airlift was released in January 2016 and it was the only film which reached 100 Cr. in the first half of this year. As the movie was having the patriotic feel, it was released near Republic day and get a fantastic response from the audience. It was an inspirational film in which Kuwait resident businessman helped several NRIs to return to their homeland during the Kuwait invasion. Inspired by a true incident, the substance drew a lot of attention and the film won a lot of hearts and appreciation. Akki was paired opposite Nimraut Kaur which was an unusual pair. The movie directed by Raja Krishna Menon was the first big hit of this year.
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This is a sequel to the Arshad Warsi starrer Jolly LLB and is truly and deeply magnificient. Akshay Kumar plays the role of a lawyer who cons and a girl in order to realise his own dreams of opening a law firm. Things change as he goes through a tough ride when he gets to know that the lady whom he hoodwinked has commited suicide because of injustice to her husband. The ending of the movie is real good.
Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty
Akshay was seen in this movie as an Army officer and the story yet again proved to be inspirational to draw a lot of attention. As a must mention, this movie marked the return of Govinda in Bollywood. Sonakshi Sinha, the successful candidate in the 100 Cr. club was once again paired with the Khiladi of Hindi cinema to make a successful run at the box-office. Songs of this one and especially the Arijit Singh’s one was soulful to the audience. This movie really made Akshay Kumar the best choice for patriotic movies.
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The third installment of the successful franchise was released this year in June and quite convincingly made its way to the 100 Cr. club. This movie was multi starrer movie, still, Akshay Kumar got a lot of appreciation for his acting skills and comic timing. Despite criticized as a nuisance comedy and without any song to remember the film powered through in a sequel basis.
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This second Housefull franchise was inspired by a Malayalam film Mattupetty Machan which was already remade in other languages earlier. The movie saw success despite the critic calling it an utter madness. Directed by Sajid Khan, this movie was also multi-starrer in which except Akshay, John Abraham, Ritesh Deshmukh, Asin, Jacqueline, Zarin Khan, Mithun Chakraborty, Rishi Kapoor, and Boman Irani were in main roles. The movie was released in 2012 and earned 106 Cr. at the box office.
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