I don’t think anyone would have expected this. A Hollywood movie breaking Box Office records and surpassing Bollywood movies at the Indian Box Office. Well, The Jungle Book has certainly done this. After a massive opening, the movie has been performing exceptionally well in India and is all set to cross 100 crores and that too within just ten days. The Jungle Book has once again proved that Indian audience is now looking for good movies and
The Jungle Book has once again proved that Indian audience is now looking for good movies rather than the genre or star cast. After registering the second highest opening of 2016, The Jungle Book remained strong in the second week. The movie collected 8.02 crores and 8.51 crores on Friday and Saturday respectively to take the total collection to 91.16 crores. The Jungle is all set to become the second Hollywood movie after Furious 7 to cross 100 crores at the Indian Box Office.
The Jungle Book Box Office Collection: Day-Wise Report
Day 1: 10.09 crores (Second Highest Opening Day of 2016)
Day 2: 13.51 crores
Day 3: 16.87 crores
First weekend: 40.47 crores (Second Highest Opening Weekend of 2016)
Day 4: 7.60 crores
Day 5: 7.07 crores
Day 6: 7.97 crores
Day 7: 10.97 crores
First week: 74.08 crores (Second Highest Opening Week of 2016)
Day 8: 8.02 crores
Day 9: 8.51 crores
Total: 90.61 crores (Total 9 days collection)
The Box Office success of TJB becomes more important as it is competing with the biggest Bollywood release of the year, Shahrukh Khan’s Fan, which was released on Friday on around 3500 screens. Considering the current pace, we can expect The Jungle Book to beat Airlift to become the top grosser of 2016.