‘Kick’ box office collections still soaring, Salman Khan on a high as Friday oppn nil

‘Kick’ box office collections have shown a massive jump since release on July 25…

Salman Khan’s Kick’ box office collections, which have already turned it into the highest grosser of 2014, continues to enjoy a good run, reaching a whopping Rs 148.66 crore till Wednesday (6 days), when it generated Rs 21.66 crore.

‘Kick’ collections have shown a massive jump since its release on July 25, minting never reached before heights this year. Compared to other big ticket grossers, ‘Kick’ was the fastest to generate nearly Rs 150 crore, beating lifetime collections of Salman Khan’s earlier film ‘Jai Ho’ that collected Rs 116 crore, Akshay Kumar’s ‘Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’ (Rs 112.45 crore), Sidharth Malhotra-Shraddha Kapoor starrer ‘Ek Villain’ (Rs 10.5.62 crore) and Alia Bhatt’s 2 States (Rs 102.13 crore).

Sajid Nadiadwala’s directorial debut opened with the year’s best Rs 26.40 crore in Day 1 box office collections and also closed the opening weekend with Rs 83.83 crore, a record among its peers in 2014.

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‘Kick’ is Salman Khan’s seventh Rs 100-crore film, a record among Bollywood actors. Sajid with his production house Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment Pvt Ltd has also scored a hat-trick earlier with films ‘Highway’, ‘2 States’ and ‘Heropanti’ doing good business at box office.

The box office collections of ‘Kick’, also starring Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, are set to soar further as it will remain unopposed since there is no new release this Friday.

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First published on: 01-08-2014 at 10:28 IST