Mohenjo Daro released in about 2300-2500 screens, while Rustom was allotted 2000 screens.
According to trade experts and distributors, Rustom successfully collected Rs 15 crore and around Rs 8-10 crore for Mohenjo Daro
Trade analyst and editor of KoiMoi.com Komal Nahta says Rustom has given Akshay his second highest opening at the box office after Airlift.
Rustom was made at a budget of Rs 50 crore. There are no confirmed reports about the budget for Mohenjo Daro. Filmfare estimated it around Rs 100 crore but Ashutosh Gowariker Productions hasn't released any clarification on those figures.
Trade experts have projected that by 15 August, Rustom has a potential of earning around Rs 40-50 crore. Whereas, Mohenjo Daro estimated earnings is pitched at Rs 20-30 crore.