Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer romantic comedy film Jab Harry Met Sejal had one of the best openings of 2017 on Friday. Although the film fell short of expectation, star power of Shah Rukh Khan made it fourth best opener of the year. The biggest concern for the movie is average ratings by several critics. Nowadays, reviews play a significant role in the box office collection of movies.
As per the box office reports, the film amassed 15.25 crores on its opening day in the domestic market. As expected, the film did exceptionally well in the overseas markets on day one and grossed about 21 crores.
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Despite being a solo release, JHMS could not cross the opening collection of SRK’s last film ‘Raees’, which had collected 20.42 crores. The content of the film will not be liked by moviegoers from small cities, so a major percentage of earning will have to come from multiplexes. But, word of mouth report of this movie is poor to average, so it might struggle during weekdays. The movie has to show a decent growth in collection during weekend to become a successful film for SRK, otherwise, it might turn another ‘Fan’ for him.