‘Mission Mangal’ is Akshay’s highest grosser in Australia

Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) “Mission Mangal”, which revolves around the story of India’s Mangalyaan or the Mars Orbiter Mission, has become actor Akshay Kumars highest-grossing film in Australia. “‘Mission Mangal’ is now #AkshayKumar’s highest grossing film in #Australia. Total till 1 Sept 2019: A$ 601,561 (Rs 2.91 crore; still running). Has crossed lifetime biz of #Housefull […]

Akshay and John’s I-Day Box-office battle gathers force

Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Akshay Kumar and John Abraham’s Independence Day war at the box-office has begun. Bollywood’s poster boys of nationalism, Akshay and John, have released “Mission Mangal” and “Batla House” respectively on August 15 this year, and initial reports suggest both films have seen a good opening at the box-office on day one. “Mission […]

‘Mission Mangal’: Ordinary film about an extraordinary feat

BY VINAYAK CHAKRAVORTY Film: “Mission Mangal”; Cast: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari; Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi; H.G. Dattatreya; Direction: Jagan Shakti; Rating: **& 1/2 (two and half stars) Going to Mars is about as much of a challenge as chomping on a Mars chocolate bar — at least, that’s the […]

Bollywood is now being inspired by real life incidents

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The reality-inspired Bollywood cinema has moved beyond the standard biopics and historical incidents. New-age writers and filmmakers are finding inspiration in real incidents involving commoners, which inspire, impress and awe, and at times also make us proud as Indians. It has become a trend to narrate stories about extraordinary incidents involving […]

Akshay Kumar to donate Rs 2cr for Assam floods

Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar will donate Rs 1 crore each to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, after the flood-stricken Assam, and the Kaziranga Park. “Absolutely heartbreaking to know about the devastation by floods in Assam. All affected, humans or animals, deserve support in this hour of crisis. I’d like to donate 1cr […]

Akshay only Bollywood star in Forbes rich celebs list

Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to find a spot in the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid actors, among 99 other international celebrities. Securing the 33rd rank with earnings worth $65 million, Akshay has surpassed popular international figures such as Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans […]

Clash with Akshay’s film doesn’t bother me: John

Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) John Abraham’s “Batla House” clashes with Akshay Kumar’s “Mission Mangal” on Independence Day 2019, setting up a box-office tussle between the two stars who have particularly cashed in on the patriotism genre in Bollywood lately. John says that he does not feel any pressure and his friendship with Akshay won’t be affected […]

Mission Mangal Poster revealed: Akshay did this movie for his daughter

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar says “Mission Mangal” is one film which he did specially for his daughter and children her age. In “Mission Mangal”, a space drama, he plays a scientist. “‘Mission Mangal’, a film which I hope will inspire as much as entertain. A film which I’ve done specially for my daughter […]

Akshay Kumar is the most popular actor overseas: Study

Akshay Kumar has secured the top spot in a list of popular Bollywood actors outside India, according to a study. He is closely followed by Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Varun Dhawan. Akshay also became the ‘most watched’ actor as per the consumption study. The findings are a part of a consumption […]

Akshay and Kiara starrer ‘Laxmmi Bomb’ set to release in June 2020

National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar and actress Kiara Advani starrer “Laxmmi Bomb” is all set to release on June 5, 2020. Akshay on Saturday shared the first look of the film on Twitter. In the image, the “Kesari” actor is seen applying kohl in his eyes. He captioned the image: “Bringing you one bomb of […]

Why Akshay Kumar is the real box office ‘khiladi’

The box office is witnessing wonders from fresh talents. But among the ‘kings’, some factors set Akshay Kumar apart as the real ‘khiladi’. What makes Akshay’s box office journey different from other Bollywood superstars is his consistency to hit silver screen with several movies a year and draw in the audience. According to Shibasish Sarkar […]

Akshay Kumar finally reveals who is the ‘Sooryavanshi’ girl

Ever since the poster of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Sooryavanshi’ came out, fans have been waiting to know about the leading lady of the film. Putting all speculations to rest, Akshay on Monday finally revealed the ‘Sooryavanshi Girl’. Announcing the news, the ‘Khiladi’ actor wrote, “Welcome to our COP UNIVERSE Katrina Kaif. OUR SOORYAVANSHI GIRL.”   […]

Akshay and Twinkle advised Karan Kapadia to stay focussed

Debutant Karan Kapadia says his cousin sister Twinkle Khanna and his brother-in-law Akshay Kumar have asked him to work hard and stay focussed to sustain in the film industry. Karan will be making his Bollywood debut with “Blank”, directed by Behzad Khambata.  He opened up about the suggestion while interacting with the media at a […]

Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari enters into Rs100 crore club

After becoming the highest opener of this year, Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Kesari’ is continuing to win hearts. The historical drama has achieved another feat by entering the Rs. 100 crore club in just seven days of its run at the box office. The film earned Rs 93.49 crore in six days and raked in Rs 6.52 […]

Movie Review of Kesari starring Akshay Kumar and Parineeti

Movie: “Kesari” Cast: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra, Edward Sonnenblick, R. Bhakti Klein, Mark Bennington Director: Anurag Singh Rating: **1/2 (2-and-a-half stars) Mounted with utter-greatness, Director Anurag Singh’s “Kesari” is a fictionalised piece, documenting the true story of one of the bravest battles in history, the Battle of Saragarhi. Led by Havaldar Ishar Singh (Akshay Kumar) […]

Kesari earned 21 crores, become the biggest opener of the year

Bollywood powerhouse Akshay Kumar has done it again. His latest film ‘Kesari’ earned 21 crores on its opening day making the movie the top grosser of 2019 till now. The historical drama has collected Rs. 21.50 crore at the box office. According to Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film featured on […]

Akshay Kumar to make web series debut with The End

Bollywood powerhouse Akshay Kumar is soon going to make his digital debut with an Amazon Prime Video series tentatively titled ‘The End’. The series promises to be a blend of action, drama, and thriller. The new series will be aired across 200 countries and territories upon its release on Amazon Prime Video, the launch of […]

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar teaches defense techniques to Young Girl

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar along with Aditya Thackeray today participated in a training session to teach young girls basic self-defense techniques in Thane. The actor took to his instagram account and shared a video from the event where he can be seen teaching a young girl a few basic techniques with which she can protect […]

Kesari trailer out now, Akshay Kumar looks fierce in the trailer

Kesari trailer out now: The trailer of Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Kesari’ is finally out and it takes the audience on the journey of a heroic story of nation’s unsung warriors. Akshay took to his Twitter handle to share the trailer of the upcoming movie. He wrote, “An incredible true story of valour, sacrifice & bravery – […]

First look of Kesari starring Akshay Kumar is out now

Bollywood powerhouse Akshay Kumar shared the first look of Kesari, his most talked about upcoming film. The makers of the film will be releasing these glimpses in parts and Akshay took to his Twitter handle to share the first part. He wrote, “It’s an UNBELIEVABLE TRUE STORY. Presenting the first one from the #GlimpsesOfKesari. #KesariTrailer21Feb.” It’s […]