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Akshay Kumar lights up screens on Diwali; Ram Setu second-highest opener

His film Ram Setu is likely to touch Rs 75-80 crore in collections by Sunday-end; star's past Diwali releases have also clicked

Akshay Kumar, Ram Setu

After Ram Setu, Kumar will not have any more film releases this year. His next big projects are scheduled for 2023

Viveat Susan Pinto Mumbai
Bollywood, which is struggling with a spate of flops, has found some relief thanks to a rescue act by Akshay Kumar. The actor’s latest release, Ram Setu, which released on Tuesday, became the second-highest Hindi opening day grosser in 2022 after Brahmastra.

The action-adventure film, which revolves around the mythical Ram Setu or bridge off the southeastern coast of India, earned Rs 15 crore in first-day collections at the domestic box office, said trade analysts and exhibitors. Brahmastra had earned Rs 36 crore in first-day collections last month.
Ram Setu’s performance comes at a time when the other Diwali release, Thank God, a comedy starring Ajay

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First Published: Oct 26 2022 | 8:20 PM IST

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