Samrat Prithviraj has failed to impress the audience. The film is currently struggling at the box office.

Akshay Kumar in a still from Samrat Prithviraj.


  • Samrat Prithviraj released in the theatres on June 3.
  • The film stars Akshay Kumar and Manushi Chhillar.
  • It is not doing great business at the box office.

Akshay Kumar’s recently released film, Samrat Prithviraj, is struggling to make its mark in the box office collections. The period drama is seeing a slow run at the theatres and it has failed to impress the audience. Samrat Prithviraj registered a sharp drop at the box office on Day 6, June 8. After a low-key opening with just Rs 10.70 crore, the film has managed to earn just Rs 52 crore till now, according to early estimates. There are also reports that the shows of the film are being cut down as most of the morning shows saw occupancy in single digits.


Samrat Prithviraj, written and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, is based on the life and times of Rajput emperor Prithviraj Chauhan. It opened to mixed reviews in the theatres. The film witnessed a slow start on the first day, and recorded further drop ever since. As per early trade reports, Samrat Prithviraj saw a massive drop in occupancy on Day 6, June 8. It’s single day earning was just Rs 3.80 crore. Hence, the total domestic box office collection would now stand at Rs 52.45 crore. Meanwhile, Samrat Prithviraj had an overall 9.78 per cent Hindi occupancy on Wednesday, June 8.

On Day 5, June 7, Samrat Prithviraj had earned a total of Rs 48.65 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh had written on Instagram, “#SamratPrithviraj continues its downward trend… Trending is extremely weak, there’s zilch hope of covering lost ground on weekdays or next weekend…Fri 10.70 cr, Sat 12.60 cr, Sun 16.10 cr, Mon 5 cr, Tue 4.25 cr. Total: 48.65 cr. #India biz (sic).”

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Akshay Kumar-starrer Samrat Prithviraj is based on the life of the fearless King Prithviraj Chauhan. The superstar will essay the role of the legendary warrior who fought courageously against Muhammad of Ghor. Manushi Chhillar plays King Prithviraj Chauhan’s beloved, Sanyogita. The film also stars Sanjay Dutt and Sonu Sood. Samrat Prithviraj released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on June 3.