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Jersey box office: Shahid Kapoor’s film earns ₹14 crore in first weekend

Shahid Kapoor-starrer Jersey has opened to earnings of just below 14 crore in its first weekend. Given the dimensions of the film, it’s a first rate quantity however the film has suffered as a result of stiff competitors from the Hindi model of Kannada film KGF: Chapter 2. The Yash-starrer has grossed over 50 crore in the identical interval, which was its second weekend. Also learn: Jersey film review: Shahid Kapoor hits a century in a film that is simply too lengthy

Jersey, which stars Shahid as a failed cricketer in search of redemption, earned 5.2 crore on Sunday, taking its opening weekend tally to only underneath 14 crore. The film failed to indicate a lot enchancment from Saturday, when it had earned 5 crore.

According to a report in BoxOfficeIndia.com, “The film just could not collect in mass pockets be it Maharashtra, Gujarat or MP. The best collections came in NCR and bigger cities of Punjab. KGF 2 was there for the mass states but that is not the reason why collections were low in these pockets. Its more to with the zone the film is in and these types which are relying on the second and third day audience to propel them are finding it tough going post the pandemic.”

In comparability, the Hindi model of KGF 2 had one other bumper weekend. As per commerce analyst Taran Adarsh, it earned 22 crore on Sunday itself, surpassing Jersey’s weekend tally in sooner or later itself. This took its complete earnings this weekend to 51 crore and its lifetime earnings up to now to 321 crore.

Jersey stars Shahid Kapoor in the lead with Mrunal Thakur and his father, Pankaj Kapur. Shahid performs a failed cricketer in the film, who picks up the bat once more to make his son proud. Mrunal performs his spouse whereas Pankaj performs his coach. The HT review of the film talked about that Shahid delivered a worthy efficiency however the film’s enhancing may have been higher.

KGF Chapter 2 is the sequel to its hit first half and marks the return of Yash as Rocky. The film has recorded stellar business abroad and down south as effectively and has collected over 800 crore worldwide. It additionally stars Sanjay Dutt as antagonist Adheera and Raveena Tandon because the Prime Minister.


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