LAHORE (Staff Report) – “Jawani Phir Nahi Ani” is all set to become Pakistan’s biggest hit ever as the movie has crossed business mark of Rs 10 crore in just first five days of its release.
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Previously two movies had earned Rs 10 crore in their opening week however the comedy adventure film has been seen above Rs 11 crore on its fifth day.
According to Box Office Pakistan, the movie has been earning more than Rs 2 crore per day and is expected to stay steady in coming days as well.
If the film keeps following the same momentum it may become Pakistan’s first homemade movie to earn Rs 15 crore and it could also beat “Furious 7” which made business of Rs 12.5 crore in first week of release.
Jawani Phir Nahi Ani is being screened in 85 cinemas 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