The Lion King Box Office: It released in India attracting two sets of the audience – one, the usual fans and the others who wanted to watch it for the collab of Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan Khan. Expectedly, the movie released and did a very good weekend one at the Indian box office.
The movie has not just entered Koimoi’s list of Highest Hollywood Grossers but also surpassed many movies. By collecting 24.54 crores on its 3rd day the movie has earned a total amount of 54.75 crores. In the list, the movie has surpassed a few notable movies such as The Avengers (53 crores) and Deadpool 2 (54 crores).
Check out the list below to see where the movie stands now:
|Rank||India Nett (Cr)|
|1. Avengers: Endgame||365.50 crores|
|2. Avengers: Infinity War (3D)||222.69 crores|
|3. The Jungle Book (3D)||188.00 crores|
|4. The Lion King||150.09 crores|
|5. Fast and Furious7 (3D)||110.00 crores|
|6. Jurassic World||101.00 crores|
|7. Fast and Furious 8 (3D)||86.00 crores|
|8. Spider-Man: Far From Home||85.70 crores|
|9. Captain Marvel||84.20 crores|
|10. Mission: Impossible - Fallout||77.00 crores|
|11. Avengers: Age of Ultron||76.00 crores|
|12. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2D)||72.00 crores|
|13. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw||68.75 crores|
|14. Joker||64.00 crores*|
|15. The Conjuring 2||62.00 crores|
|16. Thor: Ragnarok||60.00 crores|
|17. Captain America Civil war||59.00 crores|
|18. Spiderman: Homecoming||58.00 crores|
|19. Aquaman||55.00 crores|
|20. Deadpool 2||54.00 crores|
|21. The Avengers||53.00 crores|
|22. The Amazing Spiderman 2||52.00 crores|
|23. Jumanji: Welome To The Jungle||51.90 crores|
|24. Iron Man 3||50.50 crores|
|25. Aladdin||50.00 crores|
|26. The Amazing Spiderman||48.25 crores|
|27. Annabelle: Creation||44.50 crores|
|28. The Nun||42.00 crores|
|29. Incredibles 2||40.25 crores|
|30. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||40.00 crores|
|31. Black Panther||38.00 crores|
|32. Justice League||35.00 crores|
|33. The Dark Knight Rises||33.00 crores|
|34. Ant-Man And The Wasp||30.60 crores|
|35. Skyfall||30.00 crores|
Jon Favreau has recreated the 1994 Disney classic of the same name, to bring back the adventures of Simba, the lion cub who is to succeed his father Mufasa as King of the Pride Lands. Favreau’s film updates the classic tale with photo-realistic and computer-generated animation. The filmmaker had earlier helmed the 2016 global blockbuster, The Jungle Book.
The film is about how Simba rises to the occasion despite several attempts to bring him down by his villainous uncle Scar. It opened in India across 2,140 screens on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The three-day box-office collection for the Disney film stands at 54.75 crores.
While the film’s opening day gross was 13.17 crores, nett figures for day one stood at 11.06 crore. The second-day nett collection figure was 19.15 crores. With the upswing in numbers, The Lion King has scaled the third all-time opening record in India, after Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War.
The star-studded voice cast of the original Hollywood version includes Donald Glover, Beyonce Knowles, Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Kani and John Oliver. Actor James Earl Jones reprises his role of Mufasa from the original. The Hindi version has Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan voicing Mufasa and his son Aryan as Simba.