The Jungle Book
"The Jungle Book" takes a phenomenal start at the box office in India. Pictured: Poster of "The Jungle Book"facebook

Director Jon Favreau's "The Jungle Book," based on Rudyard Kipling's story with the same name, has been garnering tremendous response from the movie-goers across the world. The fantasy drama released on Friday, April 8, has been doing good business in Kerala as well.

It has become the first English movie to have crossed Rs. 1 crore mark within 10 days of its release in the multiplexes in Kochi. "#TheJungleBook Crossed 1cr From 10 Days - Kochi Multiplex (First English Movie)," tweeted Malayalam Review. The movie has reportedly collected Rs. 1.08 crore from multiplexes in the metropolitan city alone and is the second highest collection in the recent times after Dulquer Salmaan's "Kali," which made business of an approximate amount of Rs. 1.27 crore till date from the city.

The three-day gross collection of the Walt Disney Studios' movie, based on the life of the fictional character Mowgli, is said to be Rs. 5.57 crore from Kerala. The fantasy adventure is ruling the box office in Kochi with good theatre occupancy during weekdays and weekends. "#TheJungleBook India 101.84 Nett & 5.57cr Gross From Kerala No.1 In Kochi Multiplex - Strong Booking Continues & Reporting Housefull Shows (sic)," tweeted Malayalam Review

Despite being an animated movie, "The Jungle Book" has attracted more adults, especially the 1990's kids to the theatres. The film, starring Neel Sethi in the lead role of Mowgli, is garnering positive response from the movie-goers for its spectacular visuals and thrilling storyline.

[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]

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