This week’s new offering from Bollywood, Jagga Jasoos is so far running well at box office. After a decent opening on Friday, it took good jump on Saturday and successfully overcome to the fear of adjacent Hollywood movie War For The Planet Of The Apes.
After the failure of Salman Khan starrer biggie Tubelight, now one had high expectations with Jagga Jasoos, so the growth showed by it on Saturday is more rejoicing for the industry than usual. But to be on safe side, this musical adventure will have to remain steady throughout the opening week.
Directed by Anurag Basu, the film received mixed reviews from critics. While most of the audience found it unique, amusing and showed thumbs up. Because of favorable reactions, Jaggo Jasoos gained positive word of mouth and getting good response at box office.
On the opening day, Ranbir Kapoor & Katrina Kaif starrer recorded 25-30% of occupancy across the country and did the decent business of 8.57 crores from 1800 screens. With this, it has emerged as the eighth highest opener of the year so far in Hindi cinema and ninth highest opener of Ranbir’s career.
On Saturday being weekend and due to positive wave, Jagga Jasoos showed good jump of around 34.5% and minted the amount of 11.53 crores. After 2 days, total collection of the film has become 20.10 crores at domestic box office.
On Sunday too, it seems to take more jump and raise opening weekend total to over 30 crores. After tow successful films; 2009’s Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and 2010’s Rajneeti, Ranbir-Katrina’s third collaboration Jagga Jasoos is also going well so far.