Box Office Collections: Lion King Roars at the Box Office, Super 30 nearing 100 cr mark

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Published by Amrit Santlani on 22 Jul 2019

With Super 30, Hrithik Roshan made a comeback in Bollywood after two years. The education drama film has witnessed 80-85 per cent growth during its second weekend at the box office. By the end of Day 10, the film is likely to earn nearly Rs 100 crore, reported trade analyst and movie critic Taran Adarsh.

He also mentioned that the Vikas Bahl directorial had gained strong numbers from Mumbai and Delhi circuits, where the film raked in Rs 27.71 crore and Rs 18.25 crore, respectively. In the mass circuits, especially in Punjab and Mysore, Super 30 minted Rs 7.84 crore and Rs 5.61 crore, added Taran Adarsh.

Super 30 narrates the life of Bihar-based mathematician Anand Kumar, who trains a batch of 30 students ‘Super 30’ for the coveted Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) entrance exam every year.

Disney’s remake of the classic animated film is roaring at the box office and has already crossed the Rs 50 crore mark at the Indian ticket windows. The film showed massive growth during the weekend and collected around Rs 53 crore at the domestic box office.

According to a report in Boxofficeindia.com, The Lion King collected around Rs 23 crore on Sunday. It had opened at Rs 11 crore on Friday and went on to show a 70% growth on Saturday with collections of Rs 19.15 crore. Among the Hollywood releases in India, The Lion King is only behind two Marvel blockbusters: Avengers Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War.

In North America, The Lion King opened with $185 million debut to earn a 10-day worldwide total of $531 million through Sunday, said Hollywood Reporter; the film opened in China a week early. The film has been directed by Jon Favreau and features an all-star voice cast led by Donald Glover and Beyoncé. The Hindi version is headlined by Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan.

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