Mission Mangal, starring Akshay Kumar in the role of ISRO scientist, was released on August 15.
Akshay has continually hit gold on Independence Day. In 2017 his film Toilet Ek Prem Katha opened at Rs 13.1 crore and last Independence Day release Gold earned Rs 25.25 crore on its opening day.
The film Mission Mangal is based on India’s Mangalyaan. The movie has made Rs 29.16 crore on its first day of release. It hit around 3000 screens all over India with a great opening.
The movie also stars Vidya Balan, TaapseePannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen in central characters.
Jagan Shakti’s directorial, Mission Mangal narrates the story of scientists who took India to Mars.