Late Yash Chopra's last directorial venture Jab Tak Hai Jaan starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in leads, has opened to an overwhelming response and done wonderful collection at the Box Office on the first day. It has also overtaken another new release Son Of Sardar. But it has failed to beat the opening day business record of Salman Khan's recent release Ek Tha Tiger.
Ek Tha Tiger, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in leads, was produced under the banner of YRF and released on August 15. The romantic action movie had registered 100% occupancy in both single screens and multiplexes and collected Rs 32.92 crores at the domestic Box Office on the first day. This is the highest opening day collection in the history of Indian cinema so far.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan, which is also produced under the banner of YRF, was released on 2500+ screens in the country on November 13. This much-anticipated romance drama was expected to smash the opening day record of Ek Tha Tiger. Although Shahrukh-Katrina starrer registered 100% occupancy, it has fallen back in crossing this record. On the first day, it has raked in Rs 15.23 crores nett, which is not even half of the opening day collection of Ek Tha Tiger.
However, Ek Tha Tiger has surpassed Rs 100 crore mark at the desi Box Office in five day extended weekend. Now, it should be seen whether Jab Tak Hai Jaan would be able to cross this mark in six-day extended weekend. Stay locked to this space to read latest updates on its Box Office collection.