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Judwaa 2 First Day Collection: Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 earned 16.1 crores on its opening day to become the 4th highest opening day grosser of 2017.

As predicted by us yesterday, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu starrer Judwaa 2 is off to a very good opening at the domestic box office. The movie had a good pre-release buzz which has certainly converted into the box office numbers. As per the reports coming, Judwaa 2 has taken the fifth biggest opening of the year after Bahubali – The Conclusion, Raees, Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal. With Judwaa 2 getting off to a superb start, Varun has once again proved that he is the biggest crowd puller among the young actors of Bollywood. Let’s have a detailed look at Judwaa 2 first day collection and occupancy report. (Read: Judwaa 2 box office prediction)

Judwaa 2 First Day Occupancy Report

The movie had a good start in the morning shows across the country. It recorded around 35% to 40% occupancy in the morning shows which is a very good number. In terms of occupancy, Judwaa 2 has taken the fifth highest opening of 2017 after the biggies like Bahubali – The Conclusion, Raees, Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal. This kind of opening is a prove that Varun Dhawan is on a roll as far as box office pull is concerned. The movie has the best start in medium budget metro cities like Jaipur, Lucknow, Bhopal and Indore. It recorded 50% to 55% occupancy in these cities.

Read: Judwaa 2 movie review

Judwaa 2 First Day Collection, Friday Box Office Report: Good OpeningThe movie has also taken an advantage of Ram Navmi holiday in the north and central states of India. In Delhi/NCR region, the movie has shown tremendous growth in the noon shows. In South, Mahesh Babu’s spy thriller Spyder is having a good lead as of now but the scenario will change from tomorrow as Spyder has not good reviews.

Judwaa 2 was running like a riot in the second half of the day. In central and east India, the movie recorded around 65% occupancy in the evening and night shows. Mumbai and Gujarat circuits were affected because of Navratri celebrations. Overall, the occupancy in the evening and night shows was around 65%.

Official Numbers: Judwaa 2 First Day Collection

The movie has got a grand release and it has been released on 3400+ screens.  With 3400+ screens, Judwaa 2 is the widest release of 2017 after Bahubali 2 and Tubelight. It is Varun Dhawan’s widest release ever bigger than Dilwale. As per Taran Adarsh, Judwaa 2 first day collection is 16.1 crores.

Judwaa 2 is now the highest opening day grosser for Varun Dhawan (Dilwale not included). Judwaa 2 has beaten the opening day collection of Akshay Kumar’s Jolly LLB 2, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Shah Rukh Khan’s Jab Harry Met Sejal. With the collection of 16.1 crores, it is the now the fourth highest opening day grosser of 2017. Have a look at the top 10 openings of 2017 in terms of occupancy:

1. Bahubali – The Conclusion – 75% (3950 screens)

2. Raees – 50% (3400 screens)

3. Tubelight – 37.5% (4400 screens)

4. Jab Harry Met Sejal – 37.5% (3200 screens)

5. Judwaa 2 – 35% (3400 screens)

6. Badrinath Ki Dulhania – 30% (2900 screens)

7. Jolly LLB 2 – 27.5% (3300 screens)

8. Half Girlfriend – 27.5% (2400 screens)

9. Jagga Jasoos – 27.5% (1750 screens)

10. Toilet Ek Prem Katha – 25% (2950 screens)

Judwaa 2 first Friday Box Office collection reportWhat are your thoughts on Judwaa 2 first day collection and occupancy report? You can share your views with us in the comments section.




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