Mrunal Thakur has opened up concerning the failure of Jersey on the field workplace. The movie, which additionally starred Shahid Kapoor and Pankaj Kapur, was made on a finances of ₹80 crore. However, regardless of constructive critiques, it couldn’t even attain ₹20 crore in its assortment. Mrunal not too long ago mentioned the explanations the movie may need not labored on the field workplace. Also Read| Jersey celeb review: Shahid Kapoor gets praises from ‘lil bro’ Ishaan Khatter, Varun Dhawan and more
The actor mentioned that she thinks the original Telugu version of the movie of the identical identify, which starred Nani in Shahid Kapoor’s function, may have been one of many causes that affected its earnings. The Telugu version, which received two National Awards, was launched in April 2019. Ronit Kamra, who appeared as Nani’s son, performed the identical function in Shahid’s movie. Both the movies have been directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri.
Mrunal not too long ago advised ETimes concerning the collections on the field workplace, “It is disappointing. Apart from performances, there are a selection of different components that make a movie work like positioning, advertising and marketing, and many others. We spared no efforts. Maybe it’s a section. Maybe there’re so many exterior causes. I’ve no clue what is occurring. But clearly, you’re feeling a bit bummed, and a bit low, that possibly it could’ve completed higher as a result of it’s a superb movie. Honestly, I used to be a bit low. We will work tougher for the following movie.”
She added, “The movie is in its third week however nonetheless some persons are going to look at it, and the movie is slowly rising. Maybe one of many causes (it didn’t work) is that the dubbed Hindi version of the movie is airing on tv. It’s additionally obtainable on YouTube. There may be different components as effectively.”
Jersey collected slightly below ₹14 crores in its first weekend. As per Bollywood Hungama, the movie has grossed approx ₹17.20 crore till now. The movie starred Shahid as Arjun Talwar, a gifted however failed cricketer who decides to return to cricket on the age of 36 to show his skill and fulfill his son’s want for a jersey as a present.