Veteran director David Dhawan’s latest offering Judwaa 2, the remake of his 1997’s Judwaa has got succeed to break the dry spell of box office. With good initial buzz, the movie was released on Friday and took solid start at domestic as well as overseas box office.
Action comedy Judwaa 2 stars Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles. All the actors have performed excellently, specially Varun who is being appreciated by everyone. From critics the movie got mixed reviews but audience found it entertaining and showing thumbs up.
On the opening day, Varun starrer recorded good occupancy for morning shows across the country and witnessed considerable rise in footfalls over the evening & night shows. It did the opening business of 16.10 crores with almost equal response from single as well as multi screen cinemas.
With such wonderful opening, Judwaa 2 registered the 4th highest opening of the year in Hindi Cinema by surpassing the record of Shahrukh’s Jab Harry Met Sejal (15.25 crores). Also it has emerged as Varun’s second highest opener after Dilwale (21 crores).
On the next day i.e. Saturday due to holiday on account of Dussehra, the movie showed good jump in footfalls and minted the amount of 20.55 crores. After 2 days, total collection of Judwaa 2 has become 36.65 crores from more than 3500 screens across the country.
Sajid Nadiadwala’s this presentation is positively expected to remain strong till it’s fourth day as there is a full fledged public holiday on Monday due to Gandhi Jayanti.