The much -awaited Telugu film Jai Lava Kusa starring Junior NTR hit the cinemas on September 21 amid huge expectations. The South superstar’s Navratri gift to fans was welcomed by critics and audience with huge hearts. The KS Ravindra directorial venture, which has Jr NTR playing triple roles as Jai, Lava and Kusa, has registered a good opening at the box-office. The film has earned Rs 39.50 crore worldwide on the first day of its opening, according to latest reports.
Beating the opening record of Duvvada Jagannadham and Katamarayudu, Jai Lava Kusa has become the third highest openers of 2017. The three different avatars of Junior NTR had created a lot of expectations, and the film received a record number of advance booking for its first day.
The film released in more than 4000 screens across the globe. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh said the Telugu film tasted fantastic opening in the overseas market as well. Jai Lava Kusa collected a decent Rs 3 crore in the US.
Taking to Twitter, Taran tweeted, “Telugu film #JaiLavaKusa debuts at No 18 at USA BO... Collects a FANTASTIC $ 560,699 [₹ 3.64 cr] from 168 locations on Wed”.
Talking about his film, Junior NTR said"More than getting excited about playing three characters, it's the emotional angle of the script which got me hooked. This film could be made without the triplets because it's got such potential”.
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