Pakistani Punjabi action drama “The Legend of Maula Jatt” is creating havoc at the box office in the home market as well as overseas. The film has outgrossed many Indian films at the UK Box office.
It is a Punjabi action drama directed by Bilal Lashari and is a reboot of the cult classic Maula Jatt (1979). It is backed by Ammara Hikmar and Dr. Asad Jamil Khan under the banner of Encyclopedia.
The Legend of Maula Jatt Box Office
TLOMJ is the costliest Pakistani film to date, it is made with a budget of PKR 50 crores. The film had a wide release on Oct 13th. It was released on over 500 screens worldwide making it the biggest release film in the history of the Pakistan film industry.
However, it grabbed more screens as the demand increased. Makers recently announced through the official SM handle of the movie, that it has become the highest-grossing Punjabi film crossing the lifetime biz of the likes of Carry on Jatta 2, Saunkan Suankne, and Chal Mera Putt 2.
Surpassed RRR, KGF2 and Brahmastra Lifetime
It was recently reported, that It has grossed $7.8M globally (INR 63 crores approx) in its fourth week. In PKR 172 crores WW which consists of 62 Cr in Pakistan and 100 crores overseas.
The reports also suggest that it has surpassed the lifetime of Blockbuster Indian movies lie KGF:2, RRR, and Brahmastra at the U.K Box Office. It is said to be the 2nd highest grossing film in the U.K this year with £1.20 million approx.
The next target of the Fawad-Mahira starrer will be to beat the Ponniyin Selvan: Part One (£1.34 million) lifetime biz at the UK box office.
Inching Closer to 200 Cr WW
As per the recent reports, TLOMJ has grossed PKR 190 crores+ on its 5th weekend. And now it is expected to soon cross the PKR 200 crore mark at the box office worldwide becoming the first-ever film for the Pakistani film industry to achieve the feat.
The Legend of Maula Jatt is riding on terrific word of mouth, will be eying to finish its run with PKR 95-100 crores lifetime at the box office Pakistan and around PKR 225-230 Cr worldwide. It has entered its fifth week and still having its dream run at the BO.