Jolly LLB 2 had a great opening at the box office and the film continued with good show on the weekend. It was a mass entertainer with masala elements and a thrilling plotline based on the judiciary system. Although a sequel, there was tremendous novelty in the film with the premises of a murder mystery and a legal battle. The turn out on the first day was above average with the collection reaching up to 16 crore. This was followed by a better response on Saturday which added 17.23 crore more to the collections.
The only other release of the week was Hind Ka Napak ko Jawab which gave negligible competition to the Akshay Kumar starrer Jolly LLB 2. Akshay was the sole star power that pulled the audience to the theatre and recorded a positive word of mouth for it’s interesting plot. The weekend was even more packed recording theatre occupancy of more than 80% in big cities.
The total collection of 17.23 crore was recorded on Saturday. On Sunday the turnout was even better with the critics giving this movie thumbs up in the media. The legal controversy regarding the objectionable portrayal of the Indian judiciary system only added to the publicity of the film and the controversy died out after the release. The collection figures on Sunday were 19.54 crore. It was followed by a figure of 14 crore on Monday and 13.96 crore on Tuesday.
Jolly LLB 2 got great promotion on the internet with stars like Hrithik Roshan and Varun Dhawan coming up with favorable reviews on twitter. The latest collection reports show a total figure of 81 crore till the end of Tuesday shows.