Jurassic World enters Rs 100-crore club, beats Bollywood
Updated: Jun 24, 2015 16:41 IST
After Chris Pratt, Irrfan Khan-starrer Jurassic World made the fastest $1 billion at the international box office, it has added another record to its kitty -- the dinosaur mayhem film has grossed Rs 100 crore at the Indian box office.
The Colin Trevorrow-directed adventure extravaganza saw a multi-lingual pan-India release entered the elite Rs 100 crore in its third week. Only Tanu Weds Manu Returns has managed to enter the Rs 100 crore club in India this year while this is the second Hollywood film, after Furious 7, to make it to the club in India.
Furious 7 also made it to Rs 100-crore club in India.
It released in 2,108 screens in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. "Being the true sequel to Jurassic Park, the movie brings a sense of nostalgia for Indian audiences. Moreover, the adventurous theme of the movie can be enjoyed by all age groups together, which has helped in draw family audiences to the theaters.
"First Fast and Furious 7 and now Jurassic World, the summer has shown that India is establishing itself as a big market for Hollywood content," Universal Pictures India stated in a statement.
Jurassic World took place on the same fictional island of Isla Nublar, where a now fully-functioning dinosaur theme park has been in operation for ten years. The film narrates the 22-years after the events of Jurassic Park.