Last Friday saw the release of Saif Ali Khan and Tabu starrer rom-com drama film Jawaani Jaaneman which marked the debut of Pooja Bedi’s daughter Alaya F. in Bollywood.
The second-day box office collection of Jawaani Jaaneman stood at Rs 4.55 crore making its total to Rs 7.79 cr. Taking to Twitter, trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote, “#JawaaniJaaneman gathers speed on Day 2… Being patronised by its target audience [metros]… Trending much better than #SaifAliKhan’s previous *solo* movies [#Chef, #Kaalakaandi, #Baazaar, #LaalKaptaan]… Fri 3.24 cr, Sat 4.55 cr. Total: ₹ 7.79 cr. #India biz.”
Interestingly, Saif and Tabu who last worked together in 1999 release Hum Sath Sath Hain shared screen after a gap of two decades through the film. Talking about the same to an entertainment portal the actress said, “This is a different film and it’s amazing to work with Saif after so many years. We did Biwi No. 1, but we didn’t have any scenes together. Saif has a great sense of humour and I was looking forward to doing this kind of film with him.”
The film has been directed by Nitin Kakkar and is facing competition from Varun Dhawan, Nora Fatehi and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Street Dancer 3D and Saif, Kajol and Ajay Devgn’s Tanhaji.