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Akshay thanks fans for Rowdy Rathore success

IANS  Mumbai, June 04, 2012
First Published: 15:11 IST(4/6/2012) | Last Updated: 15:50 IST(4/6/2012)

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has thanked his fans for giving Rowdy Rathore the biggest solo opening of his career. 

"I owe a HUGE thank you to my audience! You are the only reason behind the biggest opening weekend of my career! Love Rowdy," Akshay tweeted.

The film, directed by Prabhu Deva, is Akshay's widest release so far - it opened on 2,800 screens in the country.

Made on a budget of Rs. 45 crore, the film released Friday and earned Rs. 29.8 crore on the first two days. Co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala, the film marked Akshay's return to a full-fledged action role after seven years.

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