Jersey box office collection Day 3: Shahid Kapoor’s film registers big jump on first weekend

After an average opening, Shahid Kapoor’s Jersey witnessed significant growth on the second day. The film also stars Mrunal Thakur.

Shahid Kapoor in a still from Jersey.

After many hurdles, Shahid Kapoor’s film Jersey finally hit the theatres on April 22. Unfortunately, it got affected by Yash’s KGF: Chapter 2 craze, which is currently doing wonders at the box office. However, after an average opening day, Jersey picked up pace and did well on its first weekend at the box office. Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri, the sports drama also stars Mrunal Thakur.

JERSEY BOX OFFICE COLLECTION

Shahid Kapoor-starrer Jersey witnessed a slow start at the box office. It minted Rs 4 crore. On the third day however, the film managed to mint Rs 5 crore, according to trade analyst Ramesh Bala’s early estimates. It’s clear that director Prashanth Neel’s KGF: Chapter 2 impacted Shahid’s film’s numbers. Ramesh Bala’s tweet read, “Early estimates for Apr 24th Sunday – All-India Nett for Hindi Movies.. 1. #KGFChapter2 – 25 Crs 2. #Jersey – 5 Crs (sic).” Meanwhile, according to reports, Jersey had an overall 24.21 per cent Hindi occupancy on Sunday, April 24.

ABOUT JERSEY

Jersey is the Hindi remake of Nani’s Telugu film of the same title. In an interview with IndiaToday.in, Shahid talked about his approach to the film and character, Arjun Talwar. He said, “We all felt inspired from the film that we saw. We wanted to take it to a different audience. We rediscovered it. And I have made that character mine in every way that I can and I have complete ownership and I am very possessive of him. But the character that was played by Nani was their first one. So, that respect will always be with him.” Jersey is backed by Allu Entertainment, Dil Raju Production, Sithara Entertainments and Brat Films.

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