New Delhi: Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta starrer 'Jannat 2' has received a good opening. On the first day 'Jannat 2' made Rs 8.52 crore in India. After 'Agneepath' and 'Housefull 2', this is the third biggest opening of the year so far. The film has been rated average by the critics.
Film critic Taran Adarsh lately posted on twitter, "Jannat 2 earns Rs 8.52 crore net on Friday, excellent. Mumbai multiplexes been strong.”
'Jannat 2', directed by Kunal Deshmukh, also features Randeep Hooda in the role of police officer Pratap Raghuvanshi. Model Esha Gupta made her Bollywood debut as Emraan's love interest. Randeep's performance in the film has been highly appreciated.
Film trade analyst, Komal Nahta also tweeted, "Jannat 2 off to a fantastic start. Poised to be a big hit. Emraan, Randeep, Kunal, Pritam, Bhatt brothers, Fox, Shagufta, Masoom deserve kudos."
Just before the release of the film, Mumbai-based budding writer named Kapil Chopra claimed that Deshmukh copied his story for the sequel of 'Jannat'. Chopra filed a case against the makers of 'Jannat 2' and demanded for credit as the story writer. However, Emraan said that the script of the film is original and Chopra is just trying to gain publicity by doing all this.
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