Jr.NTR starrer Jai Lava Kusa has released in worldwide theatres on September 21 as Dasara treat to the audience.Jai Lava Kusa directed by Bobby and produced by Kalyan Ram. Jai Lava Kusa is an important film to Jr.NTR because for the first time he has collaborated with his brother Kalyan Ram. The movie features Raashi Khanna, Niveda Thomas in the lead roles. Tamannaah will be seen in the Pivotal role alongside Jr.NTR.
On the opening day, Jai Lava Kusa opened to a great note and did the business of 21.91 crores nett. i.e. 32.10 crores gross from approx. 1000 screens across Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. From Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and rest of India, it raked the business of 5.67 crores, 0.72 crore and 1.50 crore respectively. At worldwide box office, Jr. NTR starrer registered the highest opening of his career ever with the outstanding business of 47.25 crores gross. This includes 4.76 crores of USA box office and 2.50 crores from rest parts of the world.
Jai Lava Kusa has shattered the opening day record of Allu Arjun’s DJ aka Duvvada Jagannadham and Katamarayudu, which grossed Rs 39.20 crore in the global market. The movie has become the fourth biggest Tollywood opener of 2017 after Baahubali 2, Khaidi No 150 and Katamarayudu.But Jai Lava Kusa could not beat the record of Jr NTR’s biggest opener Janatha Garage, which collected Rs 41 crore gross at the worldwide box office on the first day.
Almost 80% of theatres in both Telugu states are screening the movie and over four-day-weekend, as it releases on Thursday, it should not be difficult to score 100 crores gross. Let’s see how much the movie will make post-release. But the record for the weekend gross in Telugu states should be in the trouble we feel!