Jab Tak Hai Jaan, which released in 2,500+ screens on
November 13, was to hit more number of theatres, but the makers of
the movie could not get more screens due to the release of Ajay
Devgn's Son Of Sardar, which hit 2,000+screens across the
country on the same date. This was a big setback for Shahrukh
Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma starrer much-hyped movie,
which was expected to break the record of YRF's last release Ek
Despite having tough competition from Son Of Sardar, Jab Tak
Hai Jaan received a fantastic response with its occupancy
ranging between 90% to 100%. This romantic thriller had very good
footfalls in multiplexes across the country when compared to its
response in single screens. It collected Rs 15.23 crores at the
domestic Box Office on the first day. It witnessed a big jump in
its business on the second day.
But the collection of Jab Tak Hai Jaan went down due to
busy working days for offices and colleges on Thursday and Friday.
The movie was expected to show big leap over the weekend. But the
death of Bal Thackeray took a toll on its collection. It collected
Rs 80.73 crores nett at the domestic Box Office in the
six-day-extended first weekend. Its breakup is Rs 15.23 cr on Tue,
Rs 19.54 cr on Wed, Rs 14.45 cr on Thu, Rs 11.17 cr on Fri, Rs
10.38 cr on Sat and Rs 9.96 cr on Sun.
The business of Jab Tak Hai Jaan dipped further by 50%
on Monday. The movie continued to show decrease in the collection
on the remaining days of the week. The Shahrukh-Katrina-Anushka has
added Rs 18.14 crores to 10-day-extended first week total Rs 98.87
crores nett at the domestic Box Office. Its weekdays' breakup is Rs
5.36 cr on Mon, Rs 4.66 cr on Tue, Rs 4.12 cr on Wed and Rs 4 cr on
However, Jab Tak Hai Jaan was expected to beat the records of Ek Tha Tiger at the Indian Box Office. Despite having massive promotions and positive talks. The movie has failed to do so. One reason is that Jab Tak Hai Jaan was released in less number of screens when compared to Ek Tha Tiger, which had hit 3,500 screens in India. Another reason is that the film goers were got divided between Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Son Of Sardar.