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Akshay Kumar, Sidharth's Brothers earns Rs 52 cr in 3 days

Akshay Kumar-Sidharth Malhotra-starrer Brothers is turning into one of the hits this year. After earning Rs 15 crore on Friday, it became the second biggest opener of 2015 after Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan. In three days, it collected Rs 52.08 crore.

bollywood Updated: Sep 28, 2015 15:00 IST

Sidharth Malhotra, Jackie Shroff and Akshay Kumar are part of a dysfunctional family in Brothers, united by their fighting prowess.

With an impressive Rs 52.08 crore in its kitty, Akshay Kumar-Sidharth Malhotra-starrer Brothers has become the second highest opener of 2015 after

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

. While the Salman Khan superhit made Rs 27.25 crore on the first Friday after its release, the Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra film earned 15.21 crore.

Happily then, the earnings saw a 40% rise on Saturday (Rs 21.43 crore) but dipped significantly on Sunday. However, it is still being touted as Akshay's biggest opening till date. With a total of Rs 52.08 crore over the weekend, the film's collections are good.

Karan Malhotra's


, that shows Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra as warring siblings, is the second double digit opening film for Sidharth. His last year's film Ek Villain had a massive opening of Rs.16.72 crore. Earlier, talking about the movie, Akshay Kumar had earlier said, "Brothers was not an easy film to make. We worked hard. We started prepping for the film five months before the shooting. We got punches on our faces because the fight sequences in the film are mostly contact fights."

Talking about his fight sequences in Brothers, Akshay Kumar added, "The film has loads of martial arts. It has got the best action. I am a stuntman first, then an actor. The drama and emotion in the film are its USP. I am quite excited about the film. It took 52 days to shoot the climax of the film."

Brothers, presented by Fox Star Studios and produced by Dharma Productions, also stars Jacqueline Fernandes.

Read: Brothers review