Gold finally reached to the cinema houses on 15th August. The movie was released in 3400 screens in India alone. The morning occupancy of the movie was in the range of 60% average across India. Gold is exceptionally strong in north India because of the presence of Superstar Akshay Kumar. As it was a national holiday movie picked up really well in the afternoon shows. In the circuits like NCR, Mumbai, Punjab and Rajasthan the movie was either running housefull or above 85% occupancy. As the public reactions started coming out after one or two shows which were exceptionally good. Public reaction really worked for the movie. In the evening more than 80% shows were houseful in all the territory in North India.
On its First Day, Gold collected 24.7 Crores nett in India. It is the biggest opener for Akshay Kumar. Such a huge opening for the movie like Gold which is a sports drama and the public positive response almost ensured the success of the movie. Below is the day-wise Box Office collection of Gold. You are reading this article on Bollywood Tower.
Wednesday- 24.7 Crores
Total Box Office Collection- 24.7 Crores ( 1 Day Total)
The movie has an extended weekend of five days. So the movie could drop a little over Thursday after a big day which is normal as the first day was a national holiday. Director Reema Kagti also got her biggest opener and it will be her biggest hit also as her last big hit was Taalash which crossed 95 crores at the domestic market. Gold will easily surpass this number easily.
Directed by Reema Kagti and produced by Excel Entertainment. The movie starring Akshay Kumar in the lead role released worldwide on 15th August.