Akshay Kumar’s Rustom has touched the 127 crore* mark. Though the film would just fall a few lakhs short of Airlift [129 crore], it still is from an academic perspective since both Akshay Kumar starrers are big superhits. As a matter of fact, Akshay Kumar’s three films [Airlift, Housefull 3, Rustom] have now generated over 363 crore at the Box Office in 2016, which is a huge feat indeed.

Unless Aamir Khan throws a huge All Time Blockbuster in Dangal, the record for generating the maximum moolah in a calendar year would stay on with Akshay Kumar for 2016.

Box Office - Akshay tops 2016 with Rustom
Box Office – Akshay tops 2016 with Rustom

Rustom has also managed to gross over 218 crores worldwide. With 127 crores nett. collections in the domestic market the film has already made a profit of 87 crores (217.5%) at the box office.

This crime thriller also features Ileana D’Cruz, Esha Gupta and Arjan Bajwa in pivotal roles.

*Estimates. Final numbers awaited

Note: All collections as per production and distribution sources

Joginder Tuteja tweets @tutejajoginder

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