The Jungle Book is on a dream run. The film that collected 10 crores on its opening day, hasĀ gone to collect 142 crores so far.

The Jungle Book has smashed many records in India so far. It has become the highest grossing film of Hollywood in India by beating Furious 7. But the film is also challenging some of Bollywood all time records.

The Jungle Book has recorded 4th highest 3rd weekend of all time and it is in the same range of 3 Idiots and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

Rank

Movie

Collection

1
PK
27.60 Cr
2
Bajirao Mastani
20.50 Cr
3
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
19.91 Cr
4
The Jungle Book
18.92
5
3 Idiots
18.9 Cr
6
Dhoom 3
12.35 Cr

 

The Jungle Book collected 48 crores in its second week which is the 8th highest 2nd week of all time. Here is the list.

Rank

Film

2nd Week

1
PK
96 Cr
2
Bajrangi Bhaijaan
90 Cr
3
Dhoom 3
66 Cr
4
Krrish 3
61 Cr
5
3 Idiots
56 Cr
6
Bajirao Mastani
55 Cr
7
Kick
51 Cr
8
The Jungle Book
48 Cr
9
Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani
48 Cr
10
Chennai Express
46 Cr

 

It is important to note that all films above The Jungle Book were holiday releases (Eid, Diwali, Christmas) and featured biggest superstars of India. So in real terms the achievement of The Jungle Book is huge.

Here is the complete list of records held by The Jungle Book.

Hollywood

  • Highest grosser of all time
  • Highest 1st weekend (3 day only)
  • Highest 1st week
  • Highest 2nd week
  • 3rd Highest opening day

 

Bollywood

  • Highest grosser of 2016
  • 2nd highest opener of 2016
  • 2nd highest opening week of 2016
  • Highest 2nd week of 2016
  • 8th highest 2nd week of all time
  • 4th highest 3rd weekend of all time

 

The film is still running in full swing and is expected to shatter some of more records. This shows the power of solid content. While Bollywood has been struggling this year with no universally accepted film, it is Hollywood that has given first blockbuster of 2016.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Captain America will not have the kind of impact that The Jungle Book has. Captain America will finish in the same range as BVS.

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