Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal has finally hit the theatres. Shah Rukh fans are super excited for the film as he is making a comeback as a lover boy after a long time. The movie has created good pre-release buzz thanks to Shah Rukh and Anushka. Directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, the movie is expected to take a good opening at the box office. Let’s have a look at Jab Harry Met Sejal budget, screen count, economics and other details.
Jab Harry Met Sejal Budget
The makers of the movie haven’t revealed any details about the budget. As per industry insiders, JHMS has been made and marketed at about the same budget as Raees, but less than that of Fan and Dilwale. The total budget of the movie including the promotion and advertising costs is around 80 crores. This budget doesn’t include Shah Rukh Khan’s fee. SRK is producing the movie and will take profit share.
Jab Harry Met Sejal Screen Count
Jab Harry Met Sejal will be among the widest releases of Shah Rukh Khan. Till date, Happy New Year is SRK’s widest release. It was released on 3850 screens. SRK’s last two releases, Raees and Dilwale were released on 3400 and 3150 screens respectively. As per the reports coming, Jab Harry Met Sejal has been released on around 3300 screens in India. In overseas markets, the movie will release on around 1000 screens.
Jab Harry Met Sejal Certificate and Run Time
Jab Harry Met Sejal was cleared by censor board with U/A certification. Cleared without any cuts, the movie has a run time of 2 hours 48 minutes.
Jab Harry Met Sejal Economics and Box Office Analysis | Considering the budget to be 90 crores (excluding Shah Rukh Khan’s fee)
As always Shah Rukh Khan has played safe as Red Chillies has made a decent profit before the release of the movie. Red Chillies Entertainment has sold the domestic distribution rights to NH Studioz for 75 crores. The overseas distribution rights have been sold to Yash Raj Films for 40 crores. Thus the makers have made a table profit of 25 crores (Excluding Satellite and Digital Rights). Here’s a look at box office economics of the film:
Lifetime collection < 110 Crores (Flop)
Lifetime collection > 130 Crores (Average)
Lifetime collection > 150 Crores (Hit)
Lifetime collection > 180 Crores (Super Hit)
Lifetime collection > 230 Crores (Blockbuster)
Jab Harry Met Sejal Box Office Expectations
Sha Rukh Khan’s fans have high hopes from the film. Trade experts are expecting Shah Rukh to make a strong comeback after a series of mediocre films like Dilwale, Happy New Year, FAN and Raees. We are expecting Jab Harry Met Sejal to take a decent start at the box office. If accepted by the audience, the movie has a good chance to emerge as one of the big hits of the year.
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