Seems the luck is in full support of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar as he hit the jackpot last year with his movies entering the 100-crore club. From ‘Kesari‘ to Housefull 4, Akshay gave back to back hit movies to the audience in 2019.
But maybe it was not enough for the versatile actor and he wanted to bid adieu to 2019 with a bang. His recently released movie Good Newwz is winning the race against Salman Khan’s Dabangg 3.
Good Newwz is busy in breaking records at the box office and at the same time creating new ones as well. The movie raked in 126 crore in it first week of release, managing to get the 5th spot in the list of highest first-week collections of Bollywood films. It has surpassed the collections of Dabangg 3 and Saaho.
Saaho stars Prabhas, who was widely praised by the Indian film lovers in Baahubali and Baahubali 2, while Dabangg 3 stars superstar Salman Khan in the role of Chulbul Pandey. It is the third instalment of Dabangg franchise.
Film pundits believe that the New Year holiday helped Raj Mehta directorial alot in exceeding the collections and the movie managed to make new record before the year ended.
Good Newwz also stars Kareena Kapoor, who appeared with Akshay almost after a decade, Kiara Advani, who recently gave a super-hit Kabir Singh opposite to Shahid Kapoor, and Diljit Dosanjh in pivotal roles.
According to a report regarding the list of highest first-week collections of Bollywood films, Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s ‘War’ remained on top by collecting Rs 203.39 crore in its first week. Salman Khan’s ‘Bharat’ remained on 2nd with Rs 156.71 crore, Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull 4’ was on 3rd spot with Rs 135.86 crore and Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Kabir Singh’ stood 4th with Rs 133.13 crore.