LAHORE (Staff Report) – Latest Pakistani movie ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ attracted a record crowd on first day of its release and managed to earn Rs 1.45 to 1.5 crore leaving behind Shan Shahid’s Waar which had made a business of Rs 1.14 crore on first day of screening.
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The movie was released on 85 big screens in all large cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
“Jawani Phir Nahi Ani” is said to be an adventure comedy film. Leading cast of the movie includes Hamza Ali Abbasi, Hamayun Saeed, Ahmad Butt, Vasay Chaudhry, Javed Shaikh, Ismail Tara, Mehwish Hayat, Sarwat Gillani, Sohai Ali Abro and Ayesha Khan.
The movie initially received criticism from Pakistani viewers on release of trailer which showed several actresses in Bikinis and short skirts.
Responding to criticism Hamza Ali Abbasi, the leading actor, had also announced that he will not be promoting the movie and that he does not support the content of movie.
However the mounting business of Jawani Phir Nahi Ani has rebutted all such criticism.
Moreover the Pakistani movie has also earned appreciation from across the border. Indian producer Mahesh Bhatt has termed the film as a blockbuster in his tweets.
It’s a blockbuster! https://t.co/jYD9zn3ktO
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) September 22, 2015