Mumbai: After ‘Agneepath’, ‘Housefull 2’, ‘Rowdy Rathore’ has become the third film of 2012 to have entered the elite club of Rs. 100 crore. Akshay Kumar’s action packed ‘Rowdy Rathore’ is being a called a major commercial success by trade experts as the film has garnered a worldwide gross of Rs. 101.5 crore.
If the figures tweeted by an industry expert is anything to go by, this year is turning out just great for our Bollywood khiladi Akshay Kumar.
"#RowdyRathore collected Rs. 22 cr nett in Wknd 2, taking the total to Rs. 101.5 cr nett. Breakup:- Fri 5.1 cr, Sat 6.4 cr, Sun 10.5 cr +," tweeted the trade expert, followed with, "#RowdyRathore has crossed Rs. 100 cr nett mark at the end of Weekend 2. Has performed exceptionally well at single screens as well as plexes.”
‘Rowdy Rathore’ is Khiladi Kumar`s biggest solo opening ever. The actor thanked his fans on Twitter: "I owe a HUGE thank you to my audience! You are the only reason behind the biggest opening weekend of my career! Love Rowdy."
A few weeks earlier film analyst Komal Nahta tweeted about the film`s potential to cross 100 crore mark: "Straight B-L-O-C-K-B-U-S-T-E-R! That`s what Rowdy Rathore is!! Next 100-crore film? All chances!"
Well, Rowdy just did it!