OSNEPALNEWS, Kathmandu, 22nd March: Akshay Kumar’s latest film ‘Kesari’ has raked in the highest number in 2019. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted to say that Kesari has turned out to be the film to have the highest opening day collections so far: “Kesari roars. Sets the box office on fire… Emerges the biggest opener of 2019 [so far].” Kesari, which had restricted shows during the day because of Holi celebrations, picked up pace in the evening and garnered as much as Rs. 21 crore on its first day in theatres.
Directed by Anurag Singh, Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, 1897. Akshay Kumar plays the role of Havildar Ishar Singh, who leads a contingent of 21 Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army against 10,000 Afghan invaders. The film stars Parineeti Chopra opposite Akshay.