Despite flop films, this 16 year old film of Akshay Kumar had broken many records in earnings, SRK’s Om Shanti Om was also left behind.

Akshay Kumar is in the news these days for flop films. Many of his movies failed at the box office. These include the names of Selfie, Mission Raniganj and big budget movie Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan. But do you know that a few years ago, the actor’s luck was such that the films he worked in became superhit. One of these is a movie, which was released 16 years ago and was seen breaking many records at the box office. Not only this, this film of Akshay Kumar had also defeated Shahrukh Khan’s Om Shanti Om.

The name of the film is Singh is King. The songs of the movie are as famous even today, and had left its mark at the box office 16 years ago, earning Rs 136 crore from a budget of Rs 30 crore. According to IMdb, Singh is King was the first film in India to achieve a collection of more than Rs 99 crore. Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia and Om Puri were seen in this film, released on 8 August 2008.

Singh Is Kinj was a remake of Jackie Chan’s Miracle. Despite being a non-holiday release, the film is said to have broken many records during its release and garnered collections around Rs. 40 crores, surpassing the holiday release Om Shanti Om, which had earned Rs. 36 crores. Became the highest grossing film in the first week.

It is worth noting that while Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan, made with a budget of Rs 350 crore, has been able to achieve only Rs 100 crore collection, Selfie and Mission Raniganj have also been included in the count of Akshay Kumar’s flop films. Whereas in the coming time, he can be seen in Sarfira, Singham Again, Khel Khel Mein, Sky Force, Welcome to the Jungle, Kannappa, Jolly LLB 3, Shankara, Hera Pheri 3, Vedat Marathe Veer Rundle Saat.

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