LAHORE (Staff Report) – Pakistan’s latest movie ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani’ has proven to be a real blockbuster as it broke the record of Hollywood movie ‘Furious 7’ to make highest business in first week of release by crossing Rs 14 crores mark on Wednesday.
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Furious 7 had earned Rs 12.3 crore in first seven days of screening in Pakistan.
According to figures released by Box Office Pakistan, the drama adventure movie is successful enough to enter into second week of release with average business of Rs 1.9 crores per day. The movie is expected to reach Rs 20 crores mark by the end of second of release.
Earlier the movie first broke the record of ‘Waar’ in terms of earnings on first day of screening then it became the fastest movie to cross Rs 10 crores mark in just five days.
Moreover the movie has earned a 7.9 rating at IMDb.
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