“Neru” Dominates Box Office with Staggering Collections; Box Office Figures Revealed
Jeethu Joseph’s latest directorial venture, “Neru,” featuring an ensemble cast led by the legendary Mohanlal alongside Anaswara, Priyamani, Siddique, Jagadish, and others, hit theaters this Thursday, December 21. The film has garnered widespread acclaim from both audiences and critics, marking Mohanlal’s first post-COVID theatrical release to receive such positive reviews.
On the release day, “Neru” made a remarkable impact on the Kerala box office, amassing a gross collection of 3.04 crore. Despite facing stiff competition from the Prabhas-Prithviraj starrer “Salaar” on the second day (Friday), the movie continued its impressive run with a collection of 2.13 crores, bringing the two-day Kerala total to 5.17 crores. The global box office performance has been equally noteworthy, with the film raking in approximately 11.4 crores in just two days.
Notably, “Neru” opened to a promising response in the Rest of India market, securing an opening day collection of ₹31 lakhs. The film also made waves at the UAE box office, grossing $156K (₹1.29 crore) with 14.5K admissions on its opening day.
As the movie continues its global journey, the overall India gross stands at ₹5.73 crores. The international appeal of “Neru” is evident as it amassed around $400K from overseas markets on its second day, bringing the two-day cumulative total to $680K and counting.
With a massive Saturday in the pipeline, the film is poised to further elevate its box office standing, promising fans and cinephiles alike an exhilarating cinematic experience. The success of “Neru” not only signifies a triumphant return for Mohanlal to the big screen but also cements Jeethu Joseph’s reputation as a director capable of delivering impactful and commercially successful films.