Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's recent release 'Jolly LLB 2' has minted Rs 13.2 crore on its day of release. Interestingly, with such amazing collections, the movie has become the second highest opener of 2017 after Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees', who minted Rs 20.42 crore on its day of release.
Earlier, Hrithik Roshan's 'Kaabil' was holding this place with first day collection of Rs 10.43 crore.
According to Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh, 'Jolly LLB 2' is expected to mint higher collections in its opening weekend, given the positive reviews it has got.
He wrote, "JollyLLB2 Fri â‚¹ 13.20 cr. India biz... Merits coupled with +ve word of mouth should help garner a lucrative total on Sat and Sun."
#JollyLLB2 Fri â‚¹ 13.20 cr. India biz... Merits coupled with +ve word of mouth should help garner a lucrative total on Sat and Sun.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 11, 2017
Adarsh had earlier lauded Akshay's performance in the movie and even cited 'Jolly LLB 2' as one of Kumar's best movies.
If the media reports are to be believed, the movie, which was made with a budget of Rs 45 crore (Cost of production: 30 crore, P&A: 15 crore, excluding fee of Akshay Kumar), is expected to recover its cost of production in its first week.
Talking about the storyline of 'Jolly LLB 2', Akshay Kumar will be seen playing the role of an advocate in this satirical courtroom drama.
Helmed by Subhash Kapoor, the movie also stars Annu Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Saurabh Shukla.