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8 Akshay Kumar Movies That Blew the Box Office




Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is one such actor who has been entertaining the audience with his impeccable performance for the last three decades. The versatile actor who always tries to experiment with something new with his films has been receiving immense love and appreciation from his fans for his roles.

We saw Akshay Kumar’s stunning performance in all the genres as the 53-year old actor leaves no stone unturned to give his best be it in drama, romance, comedy, action, thriller, or anything else!

Akshay Kumar and His Blockbuster Movies

Akshay Kumar who is also called the Khiladi of Bollywood is one of the highest-paid actors in the Hindi film industry. He has acted in more than 100 films in his acting career of over 29 years till now. And his energy levels are at their peak even today who is busy working on his upcoming movies.

Akshar Kumar is the first Bollywood actor to achieve a milestone of domestic net lifetime collections of over ₹20 billion (US$280 million) by 2013 with his films. This figure touched the ₹30 billion (US$420 million) mark by 2016.

Akshay Kumar has also been honored with several awards for his movies which include the National Film Award for Best Actor for his 2016 film Rustom along with two Filmfare Awards for his films Ajnabee and Garam Masala. The Government of India also honored him with the prestigious Padma Shri award in the year 2011.

Top 8 Akshay Kumar Movies that Blew the Box Office Records

Akshar Kumar who is one of the most successful actors of Bollywood has not just given box office hit movies but also tried to convey social messages to the audience through his movies.

In this article, we will be sharing 8 exceptional movies of the star which blew the box office with their success.

1. Housefull 4 (2019)

Housefull 4 is a comedy-drama film directed by Farhad Samji released in 2019. This is the fourth installment of the successful Housefull series.

The cast of the movie includes Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Bobby Deol, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Kharbanda, Chunky Pandey, Johnny Lever, Rana Daggubati among others. Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and Fox Star Studios are the producers of this comedy movie.

Akshay Kumar has enjoyed the biggest success story of his films with the Housefull franchise in the last ten years. In terms of box office collections, the Housefull 4 has been one of the biggest successes of Akshay Kumar. The domestic gross collection of the movie is Rs ₹231.67 crores whereas the worldwide gross collection of the film is ₹280.27 crores.

The plot of the Housefull 4 movie is based on the reincarnation theory spanning over a period of 600 years (1419 to 2019). Although the movie did not meet the expectation of the critics, it happened to be a clear box office hit!

2. Good Newwz (2019)

This comedy-drama film of Akshay Kumar made a gross domestic box office collection of ₹208.21 crores whereas the worldwide gross collection is ₹248.57 crores. The movie happened to be a blockbuster and received huge love from the audience. Good Newwz happened to be the seventh highest-grossing Hindi film of 2019.

The Good Newwz film which was released in 2019 is helmed by Raj Mehta. Akshay Kumar, Shashank Khaitan, and Karan Johar are the producers of this comedy film. The star cast of the film is Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh, and Kiara Advani.

The plot of this comedy movie is based on in-vitro fertilization. Two couples who won’t be able to conceive naturally seek medical help to conceive using the in-vitro fertilization technique. However, because of a small confusion there happens to a blunder by the doctor who mixes up the sperms. What happens after that forms the rest of the movie.

3. Mission Mangal (2019)

The movie Mission Mangal released in the year 2019 is another blockbuster movie by Akshay Kumar that blew the box office records. The film has received huge appreciation from the audience as well as the critics.

The movie made a gross domestic collection of ₹238.80 crores whereas the worldwide collection is ₹290.59 crores.

The film is helmed by Jagan Shakti. Cape of Good Films, Hope Productions, Fox Star Studios, Aruna Bhatia, and Anil Naidu are the co-producers of the movie. Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, and Nithya Menon portray the lead roles in the film.

Mission Mangal is based on the true events related to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) which led to the successful launch of the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan).

The film shows how a group of scientists gave their best by overcoming the personal and professional hurdles on their way to make this possible. They set an example to the people that nothing is impossible to be achieved.

4. 2.0 (2018)

Akshay Kumar who portrayed the role of an antagonist in the Sci-Fi film 2.0 left everyone awestruck with his stellar performance!

The film which also stars Rajinikanth in the lead role just blew the box office by being a blockbuster on all fronts. The domestic gross collection of the 2.0 (Hindi) film is Rs 189.55 crore.

2.0 is the most expensive Indian film which had been made to date with a budget of 575 crores (US$81 million).

The film which is primarily a Tamil action film has been released in its dubbed versions of Hindi and Telugu in both 3D and regular formats. 2.0 created many box office records owing to its huge success. Critics have all praises for the visual effects of the film apart from Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s performance.

2.0 is the sequel of the successful film Robot. This science fiction action film has been helmed by S. Shankar and produced by Subaskaran under the banner of Lyca Productions. Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, and Amy Jackson form the lead cast in the film.

The plot of the film 2.0 revolves around a supernatural birdman (Pakshirajan) played by Akshay Kumar who becomes a threat to humanity trying to destroy everything in his war against technology and how Dr. Vaseegaran (Rajinikanth) brings his most incredible creation Chitti to stop him. The movie is a treat to our eyes with its amazing visual effects!

5. Kesari (2019)

Kesari which is an action-war film also received a very good response from the audience. Akshay Kumar as usual gave his best in this movie too which is a story of courage and valor.

The movie made a domestic gross collection of ₹182.30 crores while the overseas gross collection went up to ₹24.79 crores. The worldwide gross collection of Kesari is ₹207.09 crore.

The 2019 movie Kesari is written and directed by Anurag Singh. The movie has been co-produced by Karan Johar, Aruna Bhatia, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta, and Sunir Khetarpal under Dharma Productions, Cape of Good Films, Azure Entertainment, and Zee Studios banners. Lead roles in the film are played by Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra.

The film Kesari is based on the true events that led to the Battle of Saragarhi, a battle involving 21 Sikh soldiers against 10,000 Afghans in the year 1897.

6. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)

The film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is a completely different subject which only Akshay Kumar could dare to do. He not only did the movie but also received huge praises for his performance. In the end lt, the film happened to be another huge success for Akshay Kumar which made new records for the actor.

The gross collection of the film in India is ₹186.42 crores (US$26 million) while the worldwide gross collection is ₹311.5 crores (US$44 million).

The film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is helmed by Shree Narayan Singh. Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey are the co-producers of the film. Akshay Kumar is seen opposite Bhumi Pednekar in the film.

The plot of the movie is based on a woman leaving her husband as there is no toilet in their home. How his husband overcomes all hurdles by going against the backward thought process of society and wins back his wife forms the whole movie.

7. Rowdy Rathore (2012)

This blockbuster movie of Akshay Kumar is a full package filled with action, drama, entertainment, romance, and music. Rowdy Rathore film made a domestic gross collection of ₹133 crores whereas the worldwide box office collection went up to ₹218.39 crores.

Akshay Kumar fans went gaga with the power pack performance of the actor in the film. Rowdy Rathore which stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles is helmed by Prabhu Deva. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala produced the film under their production companies UTV Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions.

Rowdy Rathore is the Hindi remake of S. S. Rajamouli’s Telugu superhit movie Vikramarkudu released in 2006.

Akshay Kumar is seen in double roles in the film – one as a cop and the other as a thief. When the cop Vikram Rathore gets killed by the corrupt politicians, his police team brings in the thief Shiva to catch the killers. Sonakshi Sinha plays the love interest of Shiva.

8. Airlift (2016)

Airlift is a historical thriller drama film helmed by Raja Krishna Menon. Again, this movie was different from the regular ones for Akshay Kumar. However, Airlift happened to bring another success for the actor. The movie made a domestic gross collection of Rs 129 crore.

Airlift movie which also packs a lot of patriotism is a historical thriller film starring Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur in lead roles.

Here is the plot of the movie in short. When Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invaded Kuwait, Akshay Kumar who is a Kuwait-based businessman takes the lead to evacuate over 170,000 stranded Indians from Kuwait to India.

So, if you have missed watching any of the above movies, watch it now! Also, let us know which is your favorite Akshay Kumar movie by heading to our comments section.

Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Technology and Entertainment. She is also an ardent music lover.
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