Jawani Phirr Nahin Aani (جوانی پھر نہیں آنی), the highest earning film in Pakistan

Jawani Phirr Nahin Aani (جوانی پھر نہیں آنی), the highest earning film in Pakistan

Jawani Phirr Nahin Aani  (جوانی پھر نہیں آنی) a Pakistani film released on Eidul Azha on 24th September 2015, has now became the highest earning film in Pakistan in recent years.

Before JPNA the top five highest earning films in Pakistan were

1- Furious 7 (25.3 crore),Hollywood movie released in April 2015
2- Dhoom 3 (25 crore), Bollywood movie released in December 2013
3- PK (23.5 crore), Bollywood movie released in December 2014
4- Bajrangi Bhaijaan (23.3 crore), Bollywood movie released in July 2015
5- Waar (23 crore), Pakistani movie released in October 2013

It will be interesting to note that the top four out of these five films are foreign films, out of which three are Bollywood movies indicating the massive appeal of Bollywood films in our country.

Now JPNA film now also holds the records of highest earning Pakistani film, leaving behind Waar which earned 23 crore rupees in 2013. After JPNA’s record the new top five highest grossing films in Pakistan are

1- Jawwani Phirr Nahin Aani (26.5 crore), Urdu movie released in October 2015
2- Furious 7 (25.3 crore),Hollywood movie released in April 2015
3- Dhoom 3 (25 crore), Bollywood movie released in December 2013
4- PK (23.5 crore), Bollywood movie released in December 2014
5- Bajrangi Bhaijaan (23.3 crore), Bollywood movie released in July 2015

Again it will be interesting to note that four out of five of these films are foreign films, out of which three are Bollywood movies. Previously the Pakistani film was on fifth spot and now it is on first spot.

Jawani Phirr Nahin Aani is expected to cross the 30 crore by upcoming weekend and will be the first film ever to achieve this figure in Pakistan.

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Rashid Nazir Ali