After an excellent opening week, the hugely-awaited The Lion King has passed its second weekend also at a phenomenal note and emerged as the second Hollywood film to cross the 100-crore mark at the Indian box office. Within 10 days of release, it has achieved a massive height.
Presented by Walt Disney Studios, The Lion King has lived up to the expectations and got succeed to impress everyone in theatres. From the critics as well it has received very positive reviews and gathered a solid word of mouth across the country.
Disney’s most-awaited presentation so far had started its journey at a fair note in India. After that, it maintained a strong pace throughout and raked the business of 81.57 crores which included 50.75 crores in the weekend and 30.82 crores on weekdays from 1900 screens.
The Lion King is now running in its second week and expectedly remained the first choice of viewers over the weekend. On 2nd Friday, it recorded a normal drop in footfalls and minted the amount of 5.35 crores. On 2nd Saturday, the film picked up again and managed to collect the amount of 12.22 crores.
On the next day i.e. 2nd Sunday, the remake of Disney’s traditionally animated 1994 film of the same name witnessed a further jump and bagged 15.13 crores. After the second weekend, the total collection of The Lion King has become 114.27 crores nett at the domestic box office.