Jodhaa Akbar grosses Rs 740 million in 10 days

MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai starrer Jodhaa Akbar has grossed Rs 740 million (Rs 74 crores) worldwide in 10 days.

In India, the movie has grossed Rs 527 million (Rs 52.70 crores), despite not having a release in Rajasthan, which UTV considers as one of the key markets for a film of this genre.

United Motion Pictures (UMP) had kept aside approximately 30 prints (including digital) for Rajasthan.

In the US, Jodhaa Akbar has grossed $2,500,000 million (Rs 10 crores), in UK the collections stand at $1,400,000 (Rs 5.60 crores), in the Gulf the film garnered $800,000 (Rs 3.2 crores), in Australia $286,906 (Rs 1.15 crores) and $380,000 (Rs 1.5 crores) in the rest of the world.

In the US market, the film is already one of the highest grossers of all time in just 10 days, whereas in the UK, it is amongst the Top 10 in the first 10 days for an Indian film. In the Gulf, Jodhaa Akbar is amongst the Top 5 in the first 10 days for an Indian film. On the other hand, in Australia, it is already tracking to emerge as the second highest grosser of all time in Australia, as per figures made available by UMP.

UMP is now gearing up for the release of its Telugu and Tamil version on 6 March. The company is in talks with various local groups to try and get the film released in Rajasthan. UMP has also moved the MP High Court, following the suspension of screenings in Madhya Pradesh by the State Government and has announced that it will go up to the Supreme Court if need be.