Actor Akshay Kumar’s co-production Breakaway, which was released as Speedy Singhs in India, has become the highest grossing English movie in Canada, breaking the record of 3 Idiots (2009).
Co-produced by Hari Om Entertainment, First Take Entertainment and Alliance films, the film has got recommendations from the Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper.
Confirms Mark Sloane, the Canadian distributor of the film to Indian Express, “Breakaway has had tremendous success in Canada and we are very pleased to have been a part of it. We had released the film in 51 theatres across Canada on 30th September this year and the box office returns ever since then have exceeded expectations. The film is now the highest grossing Canadian English language film of 2011.”
The film reportedly collected $546,866 in the opening weekend and has garnered a total of $1,881,972 just in Canada, according to the daily.