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Disney’s The Lion King makes a huge roar at Indian box-office as the film has grossed Rs 30.21 crore till now. Directed by Jon Favreau, The Lion King is a remake of 1994 animated classic by the same name. The film made a strong connect with the Indian audience as it witnessed a phenomenal growth on Day 2 by collecting another Rs 19.15 crore. The film minted Rs 11.06 crore on its opening day. The total collection, after making a two-day run in cinemas now stands at Rs 30.21 crore.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Sunday tweeted the latest box office figures of the movie and wrote, “#TheLionKing is remarkable on Day 2… As predicted, kids and families throng cinema halls, resulting in biz hitting [near] optimum levels at places… Day 3 will be huge again… Eyes ₹ 50 cr+ weekend… Fri 11.06 cr, Sat 19.15 cr. Total: ₹ 30.21 cr. India biz. All versions.”

Earlier, Taran Adarsh posted the Day 1 collection of the animated movie and stated The Lion King managed to perform better than Spider Man: Far From Home.

“The Lion King roars… Opens in double digits on Day 1… Trends better than Spider Man: Far From Home [Day 1: Rs. 10.05 crore]… Business will witness an upturn on Day 2 and 3, when kids and families throng cineplexes… Friday Rs. 11.06 crore. India business. Gross BOC: Rs.13.17 crore. All versions,” he tweeted.

The Lion King has been a talking point since the makers dropped the first trailer of the film online. The Hollywood film has been making headlines with its Hindi version which features voices of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aryan Khan who dubbed for the characters of Mufasa and Simba, respectively.

With this big opening, The Lion King surpassed The Jungle Book collection at the box-office. Also directed by Jon Favreau, The Jungle Book was a similar live-action remake which had opened with Rs 10.09 crore.


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