'Jai Ho' box office collections first to Rs 100 crore club in 2014, but loses out to Dhoom 3 on record

Written by FE Online | Mumbai | Updated: Feb 7 2014, 17:35pm hrs
Jai ho-Salman Khan'Jai Ho' box office collections have gone up to Rs 166.33 crore (gross) in its second weekend worldwide.
Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho' box office collections make it first film to cross the Rs 100 crore mark in calendar year 2014.

'Jai Ho' box office collections have gone up to Rs 166.33 crore (gross) in its second weekend worldwide, according to Eros International Media Limited.

Released across 5,000 plus screens worldwide, the film grossed Rs 133.33 crore (nett Rs 102.58 crore) at the domestic box office and Rs 33 crore (US$ 5.4 mn) overseas, up to the second weekend.

Speaking on the films performance, Nandu Ahuja, Sr VP, India Theatrical, Eros International, said, We are encouraged by the films run into its second week. With Uttar Pradesh going tax free, which will give a boost to the collections, we are hoping more states will follow.

Kamal Jain, Group CFO, Eros International Media Ltd, added, Jai Ho is an action drama with a social message and slightly different from the usual Salman Khan fare, so the film was sensibly priced keeping this in mind. We are pleased to say that while the film may not have smashed box office records as is the recent trend, it is a profitable venture for us and we are proud to be associated with the film. It is definitely a key film in our portfolio that we will continue to exploit for the next 60 years.

Produced by Eros International in association with Sohail Khan Productionz and directed by Sohail Khan, 'Jai Ho' also stars Tabu, Danny Denzongpa, Daisy Shah in pivotal roles. Jai Ho released worldwide on January 24.

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