Colin Trevorrow directorial film "Jurassic World", which recorded a smashing opening weekend worldwide, has crossed the ₹100 crore mark at the Indian box office.
According to a statement issued by Universal Pictures India, the adventure extravaganza has become the second Hollywood film of the year to earn a whopping ₹100 crore, after "Fast and Furious 7".
The film, which also features Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, was released in 2,108 screens in India in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages.
"Being the true sequel to 'Jurassic Park', the movie brings a sense of nostalgia for Indian audiences. Moreover, the adventurous theme of the movie can be enjoyed by all age groups together, which has helped in draw family audiences to the theaters. "First 'Fast and Furious 7' and now 'Jurassic World', the summer has shown that India is establishing itself as a big market for Hollywood content," a statement from Universal Pictures India read, according to PTI.
Earlier this year, "Fast and Furious 7" earned more than ₹100 crore from Indian box office.
"#FastAndFurious7 creates HISTORY. Crosses ₹ 100 cr mark in India. Total after Wknd 3: ₹ 104 cr net. GrossBOC: ₹ 146 cr. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
"Jurassic World" has accumulated $1 billion from the worldwide box office, according to Universal. The film is running in its third week, but has still maintained a strong hold at the box office worldwide.
"Jurassic World" features Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Irrfan, Vincent D'Onofrio and Ty Simpkins in key roles.