Box office: 'Jagga Jasoos' collects over Rs 30 crore in opening weekend

Jul 17, 2017, 17:50 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's Bollywood film 'Jagga Jasoos', directed by Anurag Basu, has earned Rs 33.17 crore in the opening weekend

Box office: 'Jagga Jasoos' collects over Rs 30 crore in opening weekend
'Jagga Jasoos' poster

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif's Bollywood film 'Jagga Jasoos' has earned Rs 33.17 crore in the opening weekend.

As compared to Friday, the movie saw a good jump over Saturday and Sunday to take its total box office collection for the first three days in India to Rs 33.17 crore.

The musical opened at the box office at Rs 8.57 crore on July 14, earned Rs 11.53 crore on July 15 and raked in Rs 13.07 crore on July 16, making the total collection Rs 33.17 crore.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office numbers of 'Jagga Jasoos'. He tweeted:

'Jagga Jasoos' narrates the ups and downs of Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor) and Shruti's (Katrina Kaif) life as they embark on a mission to hunt for Jagga's father.

'Jagga Jasoos' has been directed by Anurag Basu.

Also read: 'Jagga Jasoos' - Movie Review

Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor earlier said that they might come up with a sequel to 'Jagga Jasoos' since the film ends on a cliffhanger. He added that the decision depends on how the movie fares at the box-office upon its release.

"We have left the film on a cliffhanger, where it needs a part two or three. If they (the audience) accept it, then we would love to take the character and the genre forward," said Kapoor.

The actor said that the team earlier wanted to do a spin-off or a story that traces the origin of the character, but the plans were shelved after Jagga Jasoos took more than three years to make.

"In the first year when we were working on the film, we thought about a TV show, a prequel like Junior Jagga or a spin-off. But it took us a lot of time to make the film," added Kapoor.

He said they were apprehensive about the film due to various reasons — including delays and the much publicised break-up between Ranbir Kapoor and the movie's leading lady Katrina Kaif.

"It took three-and-a-half years to make the film. We were surrounded by a lot of negativity, like why the film is taking so much time, about Katrina and myself. But, we just went with the right intention."

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