The Jungle Book is a Superhit in one week flat. The film opened well on Friday, saw tremendous escalation over the weekend, and then held on superbly well on the weekdays too. On Thursday, the film collected 10.97 crore and now the total collection is 74.08 crore. This is tremendous, considering the fact that it is a Hollywood flick and isn’t a star driven flick.

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Moreover, it is the dubbed version which is accounting for half its business which pretty much tells that the film has managed to penetrate across B and C centers as well. The film has been further helped by the recall factor and the Indian milieu which is making crowds come by the dozen.

The film has held very well against the other Hollywood biggies that have made their mark in India. When compared to Week One collections of these films, this is how The Jungle Book stands:

The Jungle Book: 74.08 crore [still running]
Furious 773.06 crore [8 day week]
Avengers – The Age of Ultron – 53.75 crore
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation38.7 crore
Spectre36.3 crore

The Jungle Book Is Superhit In One Week At Indian Box Office
The Jungle Book Is Superhit In One Week At Indian Box Office

Moreover, the film is also competing with the best in the Bollywood segment. When compared to the lifetime collections of the films that have made their mark in 2016 so far, The Jungle Book is unstoppable:

Airlift129 crore
Neerja75.6 crore (still running)
The Jungle Book74.08 crore (still running)
Kapoor And Sons73 crore (still running)

Note: All collections as per production and distributor sources

Joginder Tuteja tweets @tutejajoginder

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