Sooryavanshi has become the highest opening weekend for Akshay Kumar with collections of 77 crore nett plus beating the previous best of Mission Mangal by 10 crore nett.
If the film released had released before the pandemic it can be said with certainty that it would have been the first 100 crore nett weekend for Akshay Kumar and smashed records of all his films by huge distances.
Still even after the pandemic the records have been smashed by good margins and Mumbai with Maharashtra at 50% occupancy has beaten his other releases b a huge 40%. Its the first time that an Akshay Kumar starrer has gone over 30 crore nett in Mumbai circuit in the opening weekend. The top Akshay Kumar opening weekends are as follows.
1. Sooryavanshi - 77,50,00,000
2. Mission Mangal - 67,13,00,000
3. Good Newwz - 64,13,00,000
4. 2.0 - 61,29,00,000
5. Kesari - 54,35,00,000
6. Housefull 3 - 53,27,00,000
7. Rustom - 49,53,00,000
8. Housefull 4 - 49,26,00,000
9. Toilet Ek Prem Katha - 49,09,00,000
10. Jolly LLB - 47,59,00,000