New Delhi: The Jungle Book, based on Rudyard Kipling’s book by the same name, that hit theatres on April 8, scored big on the Box Office.
The film earned in excess of Rs 20 crore over the weekend at the box office. On the opening day, the film made Rs 10.09 crores. It witnessed continueous growth on Saturday by collecting Rs.13.51 crore, thus taking its cumulative total to Rs.23.60 crore
#TheJungleBook updated numbers Fri ₹ 10.09 cr nett. India biz. FANTABULOUS!
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 9, 2016
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 10, 2016
Released in India in four different languages (English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu), the film brings a story straight from the enchanting forest of India and presents a modern take on Rudyard Kipling's timeless classic, originally published in 1894.
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.