It’s a Rs 100 crore win for Akshay Kumar. Yes, Jolly LLB 2 has earned Rs 100.37 crore on the twelfth day of its opening. With this success, Akshay’s film has become the third film of 2017 to enter Rs 100 crore club. The first two spots belonged to Shah Rukh Khan’s “Raees” and Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil.
Trade analyst took announced the good news through his Twitter account, “#JollyLLB2 crosses ₹ 100 cr on Day 12... [Week 2] Fri 4.14 cr, Sat 6.35 cr, Sun 7.24 cr, Mon 2.48 cr, Tue 2.45 cr. Total: ₹ 100.37 cr, he tweeted.
#JollyLLB2 crosses ₹ 100 cr on Day 12... [Week 2] Fri 4.14 cr, Sat 6.35 cr, Sun 7.24 cr, Mon 2.48 cr, Tue 2.45 cr. Total: ₹ 100.37 cr.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 22, 2017
"Jolly LLB 2" is Akshay 7th entry into the club and his 4th consecutive 100 cr grosser.
Directed by Subhash Kapoor, the film released on February 10 and is a sequel of 2013 film "Jolly LLB".
"We are thrilled and humbled with the response that ‘Jolly LLB 2' has got from audiences. This is Fox Star Studios' 100 crore hat-trick after ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' and ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'," Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios, said in a statement.
"The success of ‘Jolly LLB 2' shows the strength of the franchise that is being helmed by Akshay Kumar who has constantly chosen roles that he has made his own and has always reinvented himself for audiences to shower so much love on him.
"We are thankful to director Subhash Kapoor for his brilliant script which reinforces that audiences will embrace good content always," Singh added.
The film features Akshay as lawyer Jagdishwar Mishra aka Jolly from Kanpur who practices law in Lucknow.
Apart from Akshay, "Jolly LLB 2" also features Annu Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Saurabh Shukla.
(With IANS Inputs)