Warner Bros. Pictures’ Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, the follow-up to the smash hit Sherlock Holmes has completed 100 days on 6 April 2012. The sequel reunited Robert Downey Jr. in his role as the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, Jude Law as his formidable colleague, Dr. Watson and producers Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, written by Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney and created by created by the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had a strong opening weekend in India. The collections to date on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in India is 123 million which is 155% above its prequel Sherlock Holmes which released on 8 January 2010.
The announcement was made today by Denzil Dias, Deputy Managing Director -Theatrical, Warner Bros. Pictures India. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows opened on approximately 115 screens on 29 December 2011. The film is currently still in release in DT Vasant Kunj, Delhi.
Denzil Dias stated, “The film’s successful box office proves the appeal of Sherlock Holmes, especially in the hands of Guy Ritchie and his amazing cast, led by Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. The franchise has clearly resonated with the Indian audience. We would like to thank our exhibitors especially DT Cinemas on this excellent run. We would also like to thank our audiences due to whom this rare achievement has been made possible. We hope they will show the same love and interest to our forthcoming films, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.’’