Rowdy Rathore (2012): Akshay Kumar's comeback action film directed by Prabhudeva opened to a huge response. The film entered Rs. 100 cr club. He starred ...
Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in a still from Rowdy Rathore.
Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha's jodi is making waves in B-Town these days. Apart from doing Rowdy Rathore, they are starring in Joker and Once ...
Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and directed by Prabhu Deva, the film features Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead.
A still from the item number Pritam Pyaare.
Akshay Kumar in and as Rowdy Rathore.
Akshay Kumar in a still from Rowdy Rathore.
Rowdy Rathore is scheduled to release on June 1, 2012.
Sonakshi Sinha looks gorgeous in Rowdy Rathore.
Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha.
Akshay Kumar has finally seen a solo hit post Singh Is Kinng (2008). In fact, Rowdy Rathore is Khiladi Kumar's biggest solo opening. The actor thanked his fans on Twitter: "I owe a HUGE thank you to my audience! You are the only reason behind the biggest opening weekend of my career! Love Rowdy."
Made in a budget of Rs. 45 crore, the film has already collected Rs 48.5 crore in the opening weekend. Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted: "#RowdyRathore rakes in Rs. 48.5 crore in 3 days."
"RowdyRathore Breakup:- Fri 15.1 cr, Sat 14.7 cr, Sun 18.5 cr +. Total: Rs 48.5 cr + nett. Biggest non-holiday weekend. Fantabulous," he added.
His another tweet read: "#RowdyRathore Monday trends: Rocking... Expect a big, fat total on Monday... 'Wowdy' Rathore!"
He also pointed out that if only Friday to Sunday numbers are collated, Rowdy Rathore is a bigger opener than Agneepath. "#RowdyRathore has smashed previous records by a big margin. Collects a colossal Rs 48.3 cr + nett in its first 3 days. #RowdyRathore biz is *better* than this year's first Blockbuster #Agneepath, if one compares Friday to Sunday numbers... #Agneepath had advantage of 4-day weekend [Thu to Sun], so weekend total is bigger [Thu 23 cr, Fri 12.75 cr, Sat 14.5 cr, Sun 17.25 cr]."
The film directed by Prabhu Deva is also the third biggest opener ever. "#RowdyRathore is the third biggest opener ever, after #Agneepath and #Bodyguard. Incidentally, all three films are remakes!" the trade expert wrote on his Twitter page.
"#RowdyRathore *India* Fri 15.10 cr nett. Biggest non-holiday Friday opener. O-U-T-S-T-A-N-D-I-N-G," he added.
Trade analyst Komal Nahta thinks the film has the potential to cross 100 crore mark: "Straight B-L-O-C-K-B-U-S-T-E-R! That's what Rowdy Rathore is!! Next 100-crore film? All chances!"
It's Akshay's widest release so far as it opened on 2,800 screens in the country. Sonakshi Sinha is the female lead in the film. Co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala, the film marked Akshay's return as an action hero.