Singh is King rocks at box office with record collections
The collections totalled to Rs 8 crores on day one and the weekend collections are projected to be anywhere between Rs2 8 to Rs 30 crores.
The highest first week collections for a Hindi film till date is for the Shah Rukh Khan Deepika Padukone starrer Om Shanti Om which earned Rs 37 crores.
Modest projections for the first week collections of Singh is Kinng is put at Rs 45 crores, which could be a new box office record.
Singh is Kinng a story about Haapy Singh played by Akshay Kumar who is brave, mischievous yet naive and accident-prone Sikh villager.
Fed up with his clumsy behaviour, the villagers send him to Australia on a mission that seems impossible to everyone. He has to bring back their fellow villager, Lucky Singh, who happens to be an underworld Don in Australia.
Accompanied by his best friend Rangeela, played by Om Puri, Happy goes on his mission half way around the world and somewhere in between he falls for a law student called Sonia, played by Katrina Kaif.
The other starcast of the movie includes, Ranvir Shorey as Puneet, Javed Jaffrey as Mika Singh, Kiron Kher as Rose Lady, Neha Dhupia as Julie, Kamal Chopra as Guruji, Yashpal Sharma as Pankaj Udaas and Sonu Sood as Lucky Singh.