It looks like Akshay Kumar's 'Gabbar Is Back' has struck a chord with the audience. Akky's grungy look coupled with powerful dialogues have worked wonders at the box office.
The film collected Rs 13.05 crores on Friday. It has become the highest opening grosser of 2015 (Hindi films).
The masala entertainer which opened to mixed reviews, has brought some relief to the box office with its opening day collection. Akshay Kumar has a huge fan base. The film is expected to rule the box office over the weekend since it is the solo big release of this week.
'Gabbar Is Back' is the story of a man, who has set out to fight a fierce battle against corruption. Directed by Krish and produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film stars Akshay Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Suman Talwar and Sunil Grover. There is also a guest appearance by Kareena Kapoor Khan.