Akshay Kumar stars in 'Kesari' which depicts the battle of Saragarhi fought in 1897. Photograph:( Twitter )
The film is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, fought in 1897 as a Sikh regiment of the British Indian Army warded off Afghan invaders.
Maintaining a stronghold on the domestic box office. Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Kesari’ continues to rule. The film is now on it way to cross the Rs 100 crore mark.
It came out on March 21 and within a week of its release, the film has managed to pull the audiences.
Directed by Anurag Singh, ‘Kesari’ features Akshay as Havildar Ishar Singh, who led the 36th Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army in the Battle Of Saragarhi, which was fought in 1897. The film tells the powerful story of 21 Sikh soldiers fighting against 10,000 Afghan troops.
Actress Parineeti Chopra has a guest appearance, as Havildar Ishar Singh's wife.
In other news, the film got leaked online, just after a day of its theatrical release. Read the report here.