Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho' could manage only Rs 17.55 crore in the opening day box office collections, making it the no 11 among of the top opening day grossers. On the opening weekend front, Jai ho's Saturday box office collections was Rs 16.68 crore, while the Sunday figure was estimated to be better Rs 26.25 crore, taking the figure to Rs 60.68 crore for the first three days.
According to industry expert Taran Adarsh, “No one can read the audience's mind. What the industry folk may consider 'hot' within the industry may not be the case with the moviegoer who has to dig into his/her pocket to shell out hard-earned money to watch a film. Jai ho has everything going in its favor... Salman Khan in the lead and a Salman release after more than a year. On top of that it was a Republic Day weekend.