“JPNA 2” Just Beat “Sanju” At The Box Office And People Are Losing Their Shit

By Iman Zia | 3 Sep, 2018

‘JPNA 2’ has had a fantastic run at the box office, creating history by becoming the most successful Pakistani film in national cinematic history. It allegedly raked in a whopping Rs. 20.9 million on its opening day during Eid and earning Rs. 206.4 million so far since its premiere (it’s only been a week).

Source: Warner Bros. Television

 

Yeah, like wow ‘JPNA 2,’ well done!

‘JPNA 2‘ sought refuge in comfy Eid collections, surpassing its rival releases ‘Parwaaz Hai Junoon’ and ‘Load Wedding’ to reign the Pakistani box office.

Source: ARY Films

 

The Pakistani film has also surpassed ‘Sanju,’ the Bollywood blockbuster that literally blew up the Pakistani box office, earning Rs. 186.5 million in its first week of release. The Ranbir Kapoor starrer was 2018’s most successful Bollywood film, not just in Pakistan but also in the global realm, earning Indian Rs. 579 crore. The Sanjay Dutt biopic became one of the most highest-grossing Indian films of all time too.

Source: Rajkumar Hirani Films, Vinod Chopra Films

 

However, the report has stirred up a bit of trouble online, with many not believing the numbers and calling the report fake

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Others commended the success,

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

With one person using this oppurtunity to declare his love for Pakistan…that’s the spirit!

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

There was confusion around how ‘Sanju’ beat ‘JPNA 2’ on a global level, however the numbers were just for Pakistan

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Various users started a brawl online about comparing Pakistan to India, with many starting to fight each other

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

Source: @divamagazinepakistan/Instagram

 

SIGH.

 

What do you think about the film beating ‘Sanju?’

 

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