As Yash Raj Films turns 50, listing the production house's underrated gems, from Doosra Aadmi to Titli
Yash Raj Films has churned out over a dozen blockbusters since 1970 but it has also offered many films that were equally good yet less successful.
Akshay Kumar remembers soldiers on Saragarhi Day: 'A sacrifice which will forever be etched in the pages of history'
Akshay Kumar's Kesari, directed by Anurag Singh, also starred Parineeti Chopra.
Kesari, which entered the 100 crore club in just seven days, will hit the big screens in Japan on 16 August
Kesari box office collection: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra's period drama collects Rs 116.76 cr in 9 days
Kesari showed a pique in collections in the second Saturday of its release, and may even earn Rs 150 crore if it continues its upward trend
Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, which took place on 12 September, 1897.
Kesari box office collection: Akshay Kumar's war drama rakes in Rs 105.8 cr in first week of release
Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, where a troop of 21 Sikh soldiers in the British army had to fight 10,000 Afghan invaders.
Kesari box office collection: Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra's period war drama crosses Rs 75 cr in opening weekend
Akshay Kumar's Kesari has become the film with the highest opening weekend collection this year, with a gross total of Rs 78.07 crore.
Parineeti Chopra on limited screen time in Kesari: I said yes to a romantic song with Akshay Kumar more than the film
"The director has interwoven our love parts and love songs so beautifully that you will never wonder where did this emerge from," says Parineeti Chopra.
Kesari is expected to collect a total of Rs 80 crore during the weekend
Kesari depicts the Battle of Saragarhi, where a troop of Sikh soldiers fought 10,000 invaders.
Kesari movie review: Akshay Kumar does a Sunny Deol in this Gadar-style drama with gusto and zero nuance
When an honest army procedural could have had an impact, the team of Kesari chose instead to be a barely disguised propaganda vehicle and to chronicle this remarkable episode with self-defeating twists.
Kesari addresses multiple weighty issues with empathy but these merely float on the surface as they fail to push the boundary as aggressively as the spectacular war scenes in the film.
Akshay Kumar who plays lead in Kesari feels that not many Indians know about the Battle of Saragarhi.
Parineeti Chopra has reportedly been roped in to play the female lead in Akshay Kumar-Karan Johar-Salman Khan's collaboration on the Battle of Saragarhi
Ajay Devgn confirms Sons of Sardar: Battle of Saragarhi delayed; clash with Karan Johar's film averted
Ajay Devgn confirms his film Sons of Sardar: Battle of Saragarhi has been put on the back burner, avoiding any clashes with Karan Johar's film on the same topic
Diljit Dosanjh starrer Super Singh is out in theatres right now. Critics say: 'Diljit is the only reason you wouldn’t mind Super Singh'.
The clash between Karan Johar and Ajay Devgn is far from over.
Tension spread to nearby areas of Bishada after meat pieces were found in an adjoining village even as the District Magistrate decided to further restrict entry of visitors to the troubled spot
Singh is among those arrested for illegally accessing BJP leader Arun Jaitley's call data records but until his arrest in 2006 was actively aiding Indian security agencies.