The opening weekend collections of John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee starrer Satyameva has turned to be a huge surprise for us at the box office. While the film enjoyed the benefit of Independence day and an extended weekend of 5 days, it also faced a stiff competition from Akshay Kumar's Gold at the ticket windows. The masala entertainer raked in Rs 56.91 crore and has turned out to be the sixth highest grosser of the year.
Here’s the list of top 10 weekend grossers of 2018
Sanju – Rs 120.06 crore
Padmaavat – Rs 114 crore
Race 3 – Rs 106.47 crore
Baaghi 2 – Rs 73.10 crore
Gold – Rs 71.30 crore
Satyameva Jayate – Rs 56.91 crore
Raid – Rs 41.01 crore
Pad Man – Rs 40.05 crore
Veere Di Wedding – Rs 36.52 crore
Dhadak – Rs 33.67 crore
Well 2018, is indeed turning out to be a great year for John Abraham. Earlier Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran garnered critical acclaim and commercial success and now Satyameva Jayate is turning out to be a huge money-spinner at the box office. Though weekdays are very crucial for the film
The film is also the highest opener for an ‘A’ rated action film. This surely calls for a celebration. But, the actor who is currently shooting in Gulmarg for his next has decided against celebrating owing to the unforeseen floods in Kerala. John says, ” I am overwhelmed by all the adulation from the paisa paying public as well as the industry at large. Everyone is asking me when are we celebrating but, for me it’s business as usual as I’m shooting in Gulmarg for my next film. In any case I am devastated by the unprecedented situation in Kerala. I have family there and although they are safe so many others are still suffering.” Talking about Satyameva Jayate, the film also stars Aisha Sharma and Amruta Khanvilkar in pivotal roles. Produced by Nikkhil Advani and Bhushan Kumar, the movie is written and directed by Milap Milan Zaveri.
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