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Jolly LLB 2 Box Office Prediction by Bobby Sidhu

Akshay Kumar had a tremendous year at the box office in 2016. All three of his films (Airlift, Housefull 3, Rustom) crossed the 100 crore mark and more importantly, two of those films (Airlift and Rustom) emerged a Super Hit. He defeated Hrithik Roshan at the box office during the Rustom vs Mohenjo Daro clash and given the fact that Rustom opened nearly double that of Mohenjo Daro, Akshay Kumar now has a bigger box office pull than Hrithik and Akshay is now in 4th position, behind the three Khans.

Interestingly, 2016 was the first year since 2007 where Akshay Kumar had a 100% success ratio with all of his films in the year emerging a box office success! Furthermore, Akshay came second only to Salman Khan on Ormax Media Most Popular Male Stars of India 2016!

It’s 2017 now, and he’s gearing up for his first release of the year: Jolly LLB 2, the sequel to Jolly LLB which released in 2013. This time, the captain of the ship (the director) remains the same: Subhash Kapoor.

The trailer of Jolly LLB 2 released near the end of December and received a positive response, although there were some who felt that it seems the makers have decided to commercialize the film more than it needs to be. Nonetheless, it was a positive response. The song promos, as well as the second theatrical trailer, all have received a positive reponse as well, although none of the songs have really gotten to chartbuster status (Go Paagal may get there).

With the promos of Jolly LLB 2 clicking with viewers and Akshay Kumar returning after three major box office hits, and Akshay coming second only to Salman on Ormax Media Male Stars India Loves 2016, the opening of the film will be there, that is assured. I’m expecting Jolly LLB 2 to have a bigger opening than Rustom because this film is not clashing with another film (which was the case with Rustom) and also the fact that Jolly LLB from 2013 has recall value with viewers as that film emerged a box office success, which further helps the sequel.

Normally, I would expect Jolly LLB 2 to open lower than Housefull 3 as Housefull is a bigger brand and that film had Ritesh Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, and Jacqueline Farnandez to contribute their bit to the opening day collection. However, there is the holiday of Guru Ravidas Jayanti this Friday, which means that there will be a holiday in places like Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Punjab (a stronghold area of Akshay where he has a huge fan following). Overall, I think Jolly LLB 2 will have a slightly better opening day collection than Housefull 3.

The question after the opening of a film is whether the film will sustain, and that can only be determined by the extent of which the film is appreciated. Jolly LLB by the same director Subhash Kapoor was well-appreciated, but then he directed another film in 2015 called Guddu Rangeela which sank without a trace and was poorly received. There is also the fact to mention again that some people (particularly a section of the multiplex audience) may not appreciate the commercial factors added to the film (Go Paagal type song sequences) as they may want a more realistic film. On the bright side, the film does have universal appeal, as it appeals to both the multiplex audience and the single screen audience. Keeping all of these factors in mind, I feel that the All-India public WOM (Word of Mouth) will be mixed, leaning more towards the positive side.

The three highest grossers in the month of February are Gunday (78 cr net), Neerja (76 cr net), and My Name is Khan (73 cr net). Out of these three films, the only film with an opening similar to that of what Jolly LLB 2 will have is Gunday, which had a 16 crore net opening, 62% Ormax Media audience WOM score, and finished with lifetime collection of 78 crore net. Jolly LLB 2 will have better WOM than Gunday, and I feel that Jolly LLB 2 will become the highest February grosser.  The lifetime collection will be close to right in the middle between Gunday (78 crore net) and his other recent high grossers Airlift/Rustom (127-128 crore net).

My Box Office Predictions for Jolly LLB 2:

  • Opening Day: 15.75 crore net
  • Opening Weekend: 55 crore net
  • Lifetime Collections: 110 crore net
  • Overall Box Office Verdict: Hit

Bolly Sidhu is a Bollywood buff and Box office enthusiast from Canada. You can follow him on Twitter https://twitter.com/srkat14If you also want to write for us, send your articles on editor@bollyarena.net. 

34 Comments

  1. Jolly LLB 2 @ 200 cr Reply

    Jolly LLB 2 is1st Blockbuster of the year 2017….

    • Akki and aamir are two successful actors who are totally different in this industry from others, Be it in acting, or in promoting movies or in controversy(which rarely happens wid these two).

      However, recently, Mr Khiladi is getting more praise for his acting, but more for the social work he has done in past and doing a lot. His social work seems more, valuable, for country , society and people.
      I wish gud luck for LLB2

      Although trailer is not that attractive, despite that it’s definitely a 100 cr movie

      Moreover hoping for 150, tuff work ;)

    • Jolly LLB 2 @ 200 cr Reply

      Only actor to give 4 superhits in a single year 2007 namely Welcome, Bhool Bhulaiya, Heyy Baby, Namastey London…
      Akki the hit machine

  2. Yes i agree with boby sidhu.
    It will break jai ho into pieces.

  3. good to see some Canadian fans of Canadian star akki are predicting his films my prediction of jllb 2 is 110 cr lifetime

    • Rajesh Kulkarni Reply

      Ok He is Canadian actor but he is better than supporter of Yakub Menon & ur Pakistani actor . Ur actor is known as criminal of Bollywood & he has held PhD in criminalization . He said He feels like raped women , he never respect a y women this is known as Salman .

      • Abey jhandu, how do u know that he is a Bhai fan? Is it necessary that whoever speak against Akki he must be a Bhai fan??! Bakwas kar hi diya h toh ab reply le…..

        Maybe he doesn’t respect women but at least he respect his motherland and never thought of taking Canadian or Pakistani citizenship. If he would have really involved in any crime he’d have been taken Canadian citizenship just like your mkki. Still, if u think he’s a criminal then I would like to say that being criminal is million times better than being a GADDAR mkki.

        • Its clear to all that Salman, he is a criminal. He and sanju baba were very close to underworld in 90s. That’s y they were ruling Bollywood since that time.

          Now they reacts like saints. Even they try to change the image by adding some immotional stuff in their movies, especially sallu does this e.g.BB, Jai ho. kick etc. And unfortunately it is working for them.

    • Bobby Sidhu Reply

      I am from Canada, but I never mentioned anywhere that Akshay is my favourite actor. I write my predictions without bias.

  4. Jolly LLB 2 @ 200 cr Reply

    Only actor(at this age) to do 3-4 films in every genre every year in any fim industry it may be hollywood, tollywood, bollywood, kollywood, mollywood……. No one else does
    Hats off to akki…….

  5. Jolly LLB 2 @ 200 cr Reply

    Jolly LLB 2 box office prediction
    1st day : 20+
    2nd day : 15+
    3rd day : 20+
    1st week : 100+
    Lifetime collections : 175 – 200 cr
    Worldwide : 300 cr +

  6. DEADPOOL 2.0 Reply

    Considering 55cr weekend 110 lifetime is too low ..!!
    If the weekend is 55-60 then lifetime will be in between 125-140..

  7. Kaabil - Superhit ,Raees - flop Reply

    Jolly LLB 2 trailer is most overrated trailer of all time. Film will be no different. Most overrated film will coming soon. Deserving collection = 50 cr but will collect= 85 cr

    Verdict should be flop but will be average.

  8. Kaabil - Superhit ,Raees - flop Reply

    Hahaha…… Jolly LLB 2 @ 200 cr has continuously joking. Yes bro collection will be same like that but removing last 0 from your prediction.
    1st day: 2 cr
    2nd day: 1.5 cr
    3rd day: 2 cr
    1st week: 10 cr
    Lifetime collection: 17.5 – 20 cr
    Worldwide: 30 cr

    • you would have got some likes on your comment if u wouldn’t had written this name ‘Kaabil – Superhit ,Raees – flop’ and instead had written ‘kabil flop, raees superhit’

  9. Wah re kaabil to 100 me pohoch na pai mat ro beta akki ne ritik ki chatni banai thi yad h na pani bhi manga tha mojo ne or raees ne bhi uda diya beta junior ho aukat me rehna thik h na dekha nhi akki h 4th pe mojo nhi hritik ke khilaf bolne pe majboor mat kar do clashes har gya bechara chchchch kaabil average mojo super flop chal muh band rakh akki se mat takrana phir bikhar jaega mojo

  10. Beta kaabil average hai ta semi hit hai nam change kar le munna bechara munna sadme me hai papa ka calculator kharab hone ke karan papa papa 100 crore chahiye chal bhag

  11. i like aaki but this movie doesnt look as good as websites showing it in song big fat huma is dancing like cow b grade heroine and nothing new in story same as gabbar

  12. Tu suicide hi kar le bhai or ha srk ko le hana mat bhulna apne sath jaise raees or fan me mara vaise hi bye ab ana lol

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