Jalaibee makes Rs5 million on the box office before release

Published: March 10, 2015
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The cast of Jalaibee takes a selfie. PHOTO: JALAIBEE FACEBOOK PAGE

The cast of Jalaibee takes a selfie. PHOTO: JALAIBEE FACEBOOK PAGE

KARACHI: Upcoming Pakistani film Jalaibee has set a rather unique record. The yet-to-release movie has already made Rs5 million in advance ticket sales.

During a press conference on Tuesday, founder and CEO of ARY Digital Salman Iqbal revealed that real estate tycoon Malik Riaz has purchased 10,000 tickets of Jalaibee for members of Bahria Town.

“The film has already done a business of Rs5 million, two weeks prior to its release,” he said.

Bahria Town residents however will need to register in order to avail the free tickets.

Seems like the films producers are going all out in promoting their movie. Earlier, Jalaibee‘s distributor ARY Films, in collaboration with Malik Riaz, had announced that they would be offering gold worth the price of a ticket to anyone who will watch the film in Bahria Town cinemas.

One of the highlights of the film is its versatile director Yasir Jaswal. The young writer-director spoke to The Express Tribune about his soon-to-be released film.

Jalaibee is a film about eight people and how their lives are intertwined after a sequence of events,” he said. “Two of the major characters in the film are Billu (Danish Taimoor) and Bugga (Ali Safina), friends who get entangled in a debt with the local mafia called The Unit,” Yasir said, specifying that a central theme of the film is greed and how it wields its sledgehammer on those involved.

Initially expected to release during the summer of 2014, Jalaibee is now set to hit the cinemas on March 20. Explaining the reason for the delay, Yasir said, “The production team had run out of funds and the reason behind releasing the teaser was strategic. Wanting to get financers on board, we worked on the pre-production of the film quite extensively, which resulted in delay of the film’s release.”

 

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  • imran waheed
    Mar 12, 2015 - 9:28AM

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  • khurram minhas
    Mar 17, 2015 - 6:01PM

    Thank u behriaaaa town Malik riaz for giving free tickets I need four tickets pleaseRecommend

  • salman
    Mar 17, 2015 - 6:11PM

    plz
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  • Mar 18, 2015 - 1:13AM

    sir, i want free ticket of jalebi movie..i want 2 tickets for me nd my friend..Recommend

  • syed ehsan ul haq
    Mar 18, 2015 - 7:52AM

    I want behria town registration for jalabi film how plz?Recommend

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 9:02AM

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  • Mar 18, 2015 - 9:02AM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 9:50AM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 10:07AM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 11:52AM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 1:11PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 1:23PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 1:24PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 1:27PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 1:32PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 3:20PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 3:53PM

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  • sardar
    Mar 18, 2015 - 3:54PM

    Tickets pleaseRecommend

  • Mansoor
    Mar 18, 2015 - 6:41PM

    I feel this movie should be supereb. I have to required 5 tickets for friends at cine star behria town Lahore.Recommend

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 8:07PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 10:56PM

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    Mar 18, 2015 - 11:09PM

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  • Rahat Jahan
    Mar 19, 2015 - 12:15AM

    Thank you so much Malik Riaz!
    I hope Jalaibeeeeee would be a most successful movie in Pakistan.(ameen)
    I want 5 movie tickets . bahria town lahore.Recommend

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    Mar 19, 2015 - 12:30AM

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    Mar 19, 2015 - 11:52AM

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    Mar 19, 2015 - 4:11PM

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    Mar 19, 2015 - 7:27PM

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    Mar 20, 2015 - 12:47AM

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  • Mar 20, 2015 - 1:52AM

    I WANT TO WATCH THIS PAKISTANI FILM WITH MY FAMILY 4 PERSON THANKS BEHRIA TOWN……..AND GOOD WISHES Recommend

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    Mar 20, 2015 - 8:15PM

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    Mar 20, 2015 - 9:25PM

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    Mar 21, 2015 - 1:31PM

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    Mar 23, 2015 - 1:02PM

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  • Mar 26, 2015 - 2:37PM

    I want 3 tikets for my famli
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  • Mar 26, 2015 - 2:40PM

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    Mar 26, 2015 - 11:17PM

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    Mar 29, 2015 - 8:00AM

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  • Adnan Akhter
    Mar 29, 2015 - 7:53PM

    Dear sir AOA.
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    ThanksRecommend

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    Apr 2, 2015 - 9:00PM

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