The story of India’s successful launch of the Mars Orbiter released on August 15 and it seemed that the audience made full use of the Independence Day holiday. 

Mission Mangal, a movie eyed as another outstanding Akshay Kumar project, has taken off in quite some style raking in ₹29.16 crores on day 1 itself, reports News18

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Considering the film’s subject touched the feeling of patriotism and oneness by celebrating the humongous achievement, the movie went down very well with a diverse set of Indian audience.

Having earned ₹29.16 crores on day 1 already, Mission Mangal is Akshay Kumar’s highest-opening movie till date, reports a source

The movie stars Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Kirti Kulhari and Nithya Menen apart from Akshay Kumar himself. 

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This feat was of course announced first on Twitter by Trade Expert Taran Adarsh. 

He also explained: 

With R. Balki at the helm of affairs and Akshay Kumar’s charming presence, the expectations have always been high after the trailer impressed a majority of people.