Gold and Satyameva Jayate collect Rs 45 crore on Independence Day release

Joann Johnston
August 18, 2018

On the other hand, Milap Zaveri's Satyameva Jayate starring John Abraham and Manoj Vajpayee made close to Rs 20.5 crore on opening despite tough competition from Gold. Both films collected Rs 45 crore on day one of release on August 15. "Both Gold and Satyameva Jayate have a terrific day one and both, Akshay and John record their highest day one business". While Kumar's sports biopic has collected about Rs 26 crore at the domestic box office with 3,050 screens, Abraham's action drama has managed Rs 16-17 crore with 2,500 screens, according to trade website Box Office India.

Goldcollected around Rs 10 crore on its third day, crossing Rs 40 crore mark in three days. "Yes, the box office is on fire". "As was expected, Gold got the gentry (or the multiplex audience in big metros) while John's film got a mix of some multiplexes and many single screens across India". Satyameva Jayate, meanwhile, ranks sixth in the list with 42.5%.

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John Abraham starrer Satyameva Jayate clashed with Akshay Kumar and Mouni Roy starrer Gold at the box office and both the movies had a great opening on Independence Day. Both the films that released on Independence Day managed to do well on the box office, after a lull of nearly a fortnight. His satirical comedy Toilet: Ek Prem Katha released this time a year ago had made Rs 11.34 crore on its opening day and Rs. 132.07 crore in lifetime box office collections. Expectations are that the film will cross 100 crores mark in its opening weekend and there will be no surprise if the film also becomes Akshay Kumar's highest grossing film beating Rowdy Rathore. Producer Bhushan Kumar opened up exclusively to Filmibeat and showcased his happiness about the movie having a tremendous opening at the box office despite having an A certificate.

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