Disney's live-action animated venture, The Lion King has turned out to be a big hit at the box office. In just six days, the Film has raked in Rs 75.92 Crore and has surpassed the opening week business of films like Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Uri: The Surgical Strike, Super 30, De De Pyaar De, Luka Chuppi along with Hollywood ventures like Captain Marvel and Spider-man: Far From Home. The film is expected to enter the Rs 100 crore club in its second weekend at the ticket windows.
#TheLionKing is a SURE-SHOT HIT... Crosses 75 cr... Excellent trending on weekdays... Biz will skyrocket on [second] Sat and Sun... Fri 11.06 cr, Sat 19.15 cr, Sun 24.54 cr, Mon 7.90 cr, Tue 7.02 cr, Wed 6.25 cr. Total: 75.92 cr. India biz. All versions.
taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 25, 2019
Opening week figures
Super 30 - Rs 75.85 crore
Uri: The Surgical Strike - Rs 71.26 crore
Spider-Man: Far From Home - Rs 61.21 crore
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi - Rs 61.15 crore
De De Pyaar De - Rs 61.05 crore
Captain Marvel - Rs 57.66 crore
Luka Chuppi - Rs 53.70 crore
The Lion King opened in India across 2,140 screens in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The film is director Jon Favreau's recreation of the 1994 Disney classic by the same name, and it brings back the adventures of Simba, the lion cub who is to succeed his father Mufasa as King of the Pride Lands. Favreau's film updates the classic tale with photo-realistic and computer-generated animation. The filmmaker had earlier helmed the 2016 global blockbuster, The Jungle Book.
Despite receiving mixed reviews, the film has received a huge thumbs up from the audience. Our critic, Urmimala Banerjee gave the film 2.5 stars and wrote, "Despite the drawbacks, The Lion King entertains in it's run time. It is the perfect family film. Watch it to revive some golden childhood memories." Anyway, are you planning to watch the film this weekend? Tweet to us @bollywood_life.
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