The Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif-starrer was made at a budget of Rs 50 crore
The magic of Yash Chopra’s evergreen romance formula seems to be working again. Jab Tak Hai Jaan (JTHJ), his last directorial venture before his death, has earned Rs 60.39 crore at the domestic box office in four days of its release. The Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif love story released in 2,500 screens on the auspicious occasion Tuesday, November 13 on the occasion of Diwali. The film earned Rs 15.23 crore on the first day, Rs 19.54 crore on Wednesday, Rs.14.45 crore on Thursday and Rs 11.17 crore on Friday.
Produced by Aditya Chopra under the family banner Yash Raj Films, JTHJ was reportedly made at a budget of Rs 50 crore. Shot in exotic foreign locales, the movie witnessed a good opening in the overseas market too. The total overseas collections turned out to be $4.75 million (Rs 26 crore). A break-up of the overseas figures – $1.30 million (Tuesday), $1.20 million (Wednesday), $1million (Thursday) and $1.25 million (Friday).
JTHJ released alongside Ajay Devgn’s Son Of Sardaar (SOS), a comedy entertainer.
Theatres were closed in Maharashtra from Saturday evening to Sunday night owing to the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on November 17. The cinema halls are likely to be closed today (Monday) too. Trade figures will be severely affected due to this sudden closure. Watch this space for more updates.