Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 has been storming the box office ever since its release. It’s an official remake of Salman Khan’s 1997 superhit Judwaa. The David Dhawan-directorial crossed the 100-crore mark in eight days, since its release. Judwaa 2 released on 29th September. It features Varun Dhawan, Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles. The film minted cumulative total of Rs. 102.33 crore.
"Judwaa 2" has now made collections of Rs 157.69 crore worldwide, read a statement issued on behalf of the makers.
The comedy film has Varun bringing back to celluloid the iconic characters Prem and Raja played by Salman in "Judwaa", while Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu slip into the shoes of Karisma Kapoor and Rambha respectively.
"It is an outstanding feat for ‘Judwaa 2' to race past the Rs 100 crore mark in just eight days! And this has been made possible only because of the overwhelming love from audiences for this movie and this country's most likable superstar Varun Dhawan," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said in a statement.
"We congratulate Sajid Nadiadwala and David Dhawan, who know the pulse of Indian audiences. We at Fox Star Studios are incredibly happy that this is our second Rs 100 crore blockbuster this year after ‘Jolly LLB 2'. It bolsters our faith in our content choices," Singh added. Nadiadwala said he was "always confident" about the film's success.
Judwaa 2 narrates the story of twin brother Prem and Raja who are parted away by fortune. They unite again after many years to take the underworld kingpin Charles down. It has Johnny Lever, Anupam Kher and Vivan Bhatena in supporting roles.
(With IANS Inputs)