'Jurassic World' mints Rs 100 crore in India
Mumbai: Chris Pratt-Irrfan starrer 'Jurassic World', the fourth film in the 'Jurassic Park' film series, has grossed Rs 100 crores at the Indian box-office. The Colin Trevorrow-directed adventure extravaganza saw a multi-lingual pan-India release entered the elite Rs 100 crore in its third week.
It released in 2,108 screens in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. "Being the true sequel to 'Jurassic Park', the movie brings a sense of nostalgia for Indian audiences. Moreover, the adventurous theme of the movie can be enjoyed by all age groups together, which has helped in draw family audiences to the theaters.
"First 'Fast and Furious 7' and now 'Jurassic World', the summer has shown that India is establishing itself as a big market for Hollywood content," Universal Pictures India stated in a statement.
'Jurassic World' took place on the same fictional island of Isla Nublar, where a now fully-functioning dinosaur theme park has been in operation for ten years. The film narrates the 22-years after the events of 'Jurassic Park'.