"Solid minds come together to make a cracker of a film!"
Akshay Kumar’s latest release Good Newwz has surpassed the Rs 200 crore (£21.3 million) mark worldwide as it continues to impress at the box office.
Good Newwz released on December 27, 2019, and has captivated audiences with its unique storyline of IVF (in-vitro fertilisation).
The film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani in lead roles. It was directed by debutant Raj Mehta.
Good Newwz is currently in its second week and it continues to maintain its momentum as it has garnered more success than more recent releases.
Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar is on a celebratory spree and shared a poster on Twitter of the film with the latest box office figures.
Good Newwz earned Rs 147.70 crore (£15,736,648.20) within nine days of its release. He captioned it: “Heading towards more #GoodNewwz in full speed!!”
Heading towards more #GoodNewwz in full speed!!?@akshaykumar #KareenaKapoorKhan @diljitdosanjh @Advani_Kiara @apoorvamehta18 @ShashankKhaitan @raj_a_mehta @NotSoSnob @ZeeStudios_ @DharmaMovies #CapeOfGoodFilms @ZeeMusicCompany pic.twitter.com/GMyME9b151
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 5, 2020
Good Newwz is also the fourth consecutive successful film of 2019 for Akshay Kumar that has passed the Rs 100 crore (£10,652,237.60) mark at the box office.
The three previous films starring Akshay Kumar include Housefull 4 (2019), Kesari (2019) and Mission Mangal (2019). Trade analyst and film critic, Taran Adarsh shared the figures on Twitter.
On Saturday, January 4, 2020, Karan Johar took to Instagram to share his joy.
He thanked everyone who made Good Newwz possible for passing the Rs 200 crore (£21,304,475.20) mark. Karan said:
“That feeling of pride when a group of solid minds come together to make a cracker of a film!
“A film that is as we speak crossed the 200 crore gross mark worldwide and besides the box office has garnered so much love and cheer in the cinemas!”
“Here’s a director I can’t wait to see the amazing journey off … Cracking dialogues by @rishiwrites … a huge shout out to the amazing cast @akshaykumar for immediately agreeing to be on board as soon as he heard just the one line!
“For his tremendous faith in our debut director and his staunch support through the journey!”
“The fantastic @diljitdosanjh and his sincere charisma and superb comic timing the gorgeous @kiaraaliaadvani for her supreme innocence and ability to move us to tears always.
“To my #bebo for being the ultimate movie star and pulling off a monologue like only she can!
“To my partner in crime and cinema @apoorval1972 for always balancing indulgence with pragmatism … to the entire crew of our special film!”
There is no doubt that Good Newwz was the highest-earning film of 2019. It continues to transcend its success into 2020.