The Jungle Book becomes highest grosser of 2016, till now, collects Rs 132.96 cr

Neel Sethi starrer The Jungle Book has become the highest grosser of 2016, till now.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 24, 2016 2:59 pm
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Neel Sethi starrer The Jungle Book is going leaps and bounds at the Indian box office. The film has surpassed the business of Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift and has emerged as the highest grosser of 2016, so far. The film which released on April 8 has already earned Rs. 132.96 cr and is still going strong at the box office.

Directed by Jon Favreau, the film which was released worldwide in English, Hindi and other languages collected Rs. 8.02 cr on Friday, RS. 8.51 cr on Saturday, Rs. 10.67 cr on Sunday, Rs. 5.09 cr Monday, Rs. 6.37 cr Tuesday, Rs. 5.02 cr on Wednesday and Rs. 4.01 cr on Thursday.

In the third week too, the film is going strong and now is now aiming to make a business of Rs. 150 cr and more.

(Read: ‘The Jungle Book’ remains unaffected by Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Fan’ at Indian box office)

Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted:

The film, which is adapted from the famous Rudyard Kipling novel, has voice cast including Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito and Christopher Walken. Priyanka Chopra has lent her voice for the Hindi version of the film. (Also read: I almost missed out voicing Kaa in The Jungle Book: Priyanka Chopra)

The film released in India on April 8.

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