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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Film Crosses ₹5.4 Crore in 1st Weekend in India (Updated)

posted on by Adriana Hazra
Film becomes highest-earning non-Hollywood foreign language film in India

PVR Pictures announced that the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film crossed ₹5.4 crore (approximately US$681,629) in earnings in its first weekend in Indian theaters. The film is now the highest earning film in its first week amongst non-Hollywood foreign language film in India.

The film opened in India on June 30. PVR Pictures initially launched the film in Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Allahabad, Amritsar, Anna Nagar, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Darjeeling, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Dombivali, ECR, Ernakulam, Ghaziabad, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mohali, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nashik, Noida, Patna, Pondy, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Royapettah, Seawoods, Shillong, Siliguri, Surat, Thane, Thriuvadrum, Vadapalani, Vashi, Velachery, Vijayawada, and Vizag. It added more screening locations on the opening day.

The film earned a total of 13.75 billion yen (about US$108.1 million) in its run in Japanese theaters. The movie ended its run on May 29, after 157 days at the box office, selling 9.80 million tickets.

The film is now the 14th highest-grossing film in Japan of all time, surpassing The Last Samurai.

The movie is the highest-earning film at the Japanese box office from the 2021 calendar year, after surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time.

The film is currently the seventh highest-earning anime film of all time worldwide, unadjusted for inflation.

The film is based on Gege Akutami's Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School) manga prequel story, with MAPPA animating again and TOHO distributing. Megumi Ogata voiced the main character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.

Update: PVR Pictures announced that the film has earned ₹5.4 crore in its first weekend.

Source: Press release

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