Box Office: 26th Day Collection of Rustom
Last month released very much appreciated film of superstar Akshay Kumar, Rustom has already become second highest grosser of his career so far. And now this second highest aiming towards the first position, which seems quite difficult. Within two weeks after release, Rustom has dominated the record of Akshay’s Airlift and Housefull 3, now stands at second after Rowdy Rathore. The film is still running on box office but not adding much to its account and heading with low business figures. Through out its journey so far, Tinu Suresh Desai’s directorial Rustom successfully dominated the adjacent release Mohenjo Daro and all the new releases.
Within first 2 weeks, it became the third highest grossing movie of the year by surpassing the lifetime total of Housefull 3 (109.14 crores). Also it has emerged as the fastest and the second movie of superstar Akshay Kumar to enter in 200 crores club worldwide. In its opening week, Rustom witnessed excellent occupancy across the country and reported the business of 90.90 crores, including 50.42 crores of weekend and 40.48 crores of weekdays. In the second week, it recorded usual drop but remained strong and did the business of 26.11 crores including 17.12 crores of weekend and 8.99 crores of weekdays.
In the third week, Rustom faced more drop and raked the decent amount of 7.71 crores including 5.27 crores of weekend and 2.44 crores of weekdays. Now it is running in the fourth week and has Sonakshi Sinha starrer female-centric movie Akira in opposite. Despite this, the Akshay starrer reported decent business in the weekend. On the 4th Friday, Rustom recorded almost 50% of drop than previous day and minted 0.31 crore. On the next day, being Saturday it showed little rise and raked 0.47 crore.
On the last day of weekend i.e. Sunday, it added the amount of 0.59 crore to its account. With this, 24 days total collection of the movie has become 126.38 crores net on domestic box office. On Monday, Rustom witnessed very less response and collected the amount of only 0.29 crore as its 25th day collection. On the next day with slight more drop, it added 0.24 crore to its account as 26th day collection. Till the end, total collection of Rustom is recorded as 126.67 crores from Indian screens only.