Jolly LLB 2 box office collection: Akshay Kumar's film crosses 50 cr over the weekend
Akshay Kumar’s courtroom drama Jolly LLB 2 is already raking in the moolah. The movie has reportedly made close to Rs 50 crore in three days, reports Indian Express.
With Rs 13 crore on day one, followed by 17 cr on day two and around 19 cr on day three, Jolly LLB 2 is picking up pace due to word of mouth publicity.
#JollyLLB2 has a TERRIFIC Sun. Goes from strength to strength. Fri 13.20 cr, Sat 17.31 cr, Sun 19.95 cr. Total: ₹ 50.46 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 13, 2017
ABP reports that the National Award-winning film Jolly LLB made a lifetime collection was Rs 32 crore, and the sequel seems to have crossed the figure in merely one weekend.
"The film is doing well in metro cities in multiplexes. The word of mouth is good. It has opened a bit above Rs 13 crore on day one. Over the weekend it will touch Rs 45-50 crore," Akshay Rathi, exhibitor, told PTI.
According to the producers Fox Star Studios, the sequel has delivered at the box office. "Akshay Kumar's dream run with content cinema continues with Jolly LLB 2. The film is riding on tremendously positive reviews and word of mouth and has taken a superb opening even on a non holiday," said Vijay Singh, CEO Fox Star Studios.
"We are extremely delighted that Jolly LLB2 has lived up to the expectations. We are hopeful for a big weekend number given the start that this film has got on Friday," he added.
If it crosses the 100 crore mark, Jolly LLB 2 will become Akshay Kumar's fourth film in a row to do so, after Airlift, Housefull 3 and Rustom.
(With inputs from agencies)