'Kesari' box-office collection Day 5: The Akshay Kumar starrer war drama collects Rs 8.25 crore on Monda - Times of India

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After witnessing a huge opening weekend collection, Anurag Singh's directorial historical drama ' Kesari' starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles continues to rule over the box office. The film, however, witnessed a drop on Monday which is considered normal in the weekdays. The film saw the highest opening of the year 2019 and crossed the Rs 50 crore mark in the first three days. The film hit the screens on Holi on March 21.
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According to the latest report on the Boxofficeindia.com, on Monday, the film has managed to rake in a total of Rs 8.25 crore at the box office on its fifth day. The film witnessed a drop of around 50% on Monday which is a normal drop. The film has managed to collect a total of Rs 86.50 crore in five days at the box office.



The audience and the critics have hailed the war drama, heaping praise on the lead actor and the director. ' Kesari' too runs high on patriotism as Akshay Kumar in the last few years have been known to deliver successful patriotic films.

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The plot of the film revolves around the historical figure Havildar Ishar Singh (played by Akshay Kumar), who led the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army in the Battle Of Saragarhi, which was fought in 1897. The film tells the incredible story of 21 Sikh soldiers who fought valiantly against 10,000 Afghan troops.

Directed by Anurag Singh, the film also stars Parineeti Chopra, Mir Sarwar, Vansh Bhardwaj, Jaspreet Singh, Vivek Saini and Vikram Kochhar in supporting roles. The film was initially planned as a production collaboration between Salman Khan and Karan Johar and was announced in October 2017. However, Salman later quits the project.

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