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‘The Jungle Book’ is a hit; to enter in Rs. 100 crore club in India soon

India TV Entertainment Desk April 16, 2016 15:01 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

New Delhi: Remember the famous tale of ‘Mowgli’ who grows up in a jungle. The famous cartoon character of the ‘The Jungle Book’ made everyones childhood in mid 90s even more enjoyable.

The adoption of the story by Hollywood filmmaker Jon Favreau’s 3D live-animation adventure fantasy film “The Jungle Book” took every adult down the memory lane as it hit the theatres on April 8.

This 3D movie starring Indian-American child artist Neel Sethi as Mowgli has received an overwhelming response from across the world especially India and is even ruling the box office as well.

‘The Jungle Book’ which collected Rs. 10.9 crores on its day of release, continues to mint crores in India.

In fact, according to Bollywood trade expert Taran Adarsh, the movie is likely to enter the Rs. 100 crore club this week in India


Looking at the current trends, #TheJungleBook is expected to cross ₹ 100 cr nett biz in its Weekend 2 itself. India biz.

— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 16, 2016

Going by the figures, ‘The Jungle Book’ earned Rs 74.63 crores in India in its opening weekend. However, this Friday the collections of the movie elevated upto Rs. 82.65 crores.

Along with Neel, ‘The Jungle Book’ is supported by Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson and Christopher Walken.

Bollywood stars likes Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Nana Patekar, Shefali Shah and Om Puri have lent their voice for the Hindi version of ‘The Jungle Book’.