Judwaa 2 first day box office collection: With the collection of 15.55 crores, Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 records fourth highest opening of 2017.
As predicted by us, Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 is off to a superb opening in the morning shows on Friday. As per early reports coming, the movie has taken the fifth highest opening of 2017 after Bahubali – The Conclusion, Raees, Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal. With 3500+ screens, Judwaa 2 is the widest release of 2017 after Bahubali 2 and Tubelight. Let’s have a look at Judwaa 2 first day box office collection and occupancy report.
Judwaa 2 First Day Box Office Collection: Occupancy Report
Morning Shows Report
The movie had a superb start in the morning shows as it recorded 35% to 40% occupancy. The opening was best in metro cities like Lucknow, Jaipur and Indore. In high-end metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai, the start was a bit low but the movie is expected to grow as the day progresses. The huge pre-release buzz has given a big boost to the film in the morning shows.
The movie saw a huge growth in the noon shows and this was always expected as there is a national holiday in the north Indian states which is a big market for Varun Dhawan movies. The single screens have started to come into play and in some cities like Jaipur, Lucknow, Delhi, houseful shows have been reported. The evening shows are about to start and the advance booking reports are super solid. The occupancy is expected to be in the range of 60% to 70%.
Evening Shows Report
As expected, the movie saw huge growth in the evening shows especially in north and central Indian states. It was at its peak in cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow and Gurgaon. There is no stopping Judwaa 2 as housefull shows were reported. The overall occupancy in the evening shows was around 65%. Things are looking good for this Varun Dhawan and David Dhawan film as there is an extended weekend ahead. Judwaa 2 is expected to cross 60 crores in four days.
Judwaa 2 First Day Collection: Comparison with other films of 2017
Judwaa 2 has taken a very good start. In terms of occupancy, it is the 4th highest opener of 2017 after biggies like Bahubali – The Conclusion, Raees, Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal. The opening is bigger than all Varun Dhawan films released till date expect for Dilwale which was a primitively a Shah Rukh Khan’s film. Judwaa 2 is off to a better opening than Varun Dhawan’s other release of the year, Badrinath Ki Dulhania which earned 116 crores. Have a look at the top 10 openings of 2017 in terms of occupancy (morning shows):
1. Bahubali – The Conclusion – 75% (3950 screens)
2. Raees – 50% (3400 screens)
3. Tubelight – 37.5% (4400 screens)
4. Jab Harry Met Sejal – 37.5% (3200 screens)
5. Judwaa 2 – 35% (3400 screens)
6. Badrinath Ki Dulhania – 30% (2900 screens)
7. Jolly LLB 2 – 27.5% (3300 screens)
8. Half Girlfriend – 27.5% (2400 screens)
9. Jagga Jasoos – 27.5% (1750 screens)
10. Toilet Ek Prem Katha – 25% (2950 screens)
Judwaa 2 First Day Box Office Collection: Official Numbers
As per official numbers shared by Taran Adarsh, Judwaa 2 first day collection is 16.1 crores. It is now the fourth highest grosser of 2017 by beating the biggies like Jab Harry Met Sejal, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Baadshaho and Jolly LLB 2. Judwaa 2 is now Varun Dhawan’s second highest opening day grosser after Dilwale. It has beaten the opening day collection of ABCD 2 (14.5 crores) and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (13.5 crores).
Judwaa 2 First Day Box Office Collection: Way Ahead
The stage is all set for Judwaa 2 to emerge as one of the biggest hits of the year. With this kind of opening, the movie has a strong chance to cross the 100 crore mark within 10 days. Judwaa 2 has an advantage of an extended opening weekend. It is expected to cross 60 crore mark in just four days. Judwaa 2 will be Varun Dhawan’s ninth consecutive hit since his debut in 2012.
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