Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jawan' set to shatter 'Pathaan' record in box office
Mumbai/IBNS: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jawan' is set to create history in the box office shattering the records created by the actor's last release 'Pathaan'.
As per reports, Atlee's 'Jawan', which hit the theatres on September 7, has earned over Rs. 70 crore on the opening day amid positive reviews the film has garnered.
The film has reported huge earnings in West Bengal and Assam, wrote business analyst Taran Adarsh on X.
As it was expected going by the advance booking trends, 'Jawan' led theatres houses in various cities packed with Shah Rukh's countless fans not giving a chance to miss the opening shows.
Fans gathered from early morning, as early as around 5:35 am, in halls to witness Shah Rukh's magic at 57.
Its 5:35AM in the morning and we have started celebration for our historic 6AM and its MASS HYSTERIA as welcome the KING to the big screen! 🔥🔥🔥@iamsrk @RedChilliesEnt @Atlee_dir #Jawan #JawanFDFS #JawanFirstDayFirstShow #JawanReview #JawanBoxOffice #ShahRukhKhan #SRK pic.twitter.com/b04YlkvLqt— Shah Rukh Khan Universe Fan Club (@SRKUniverse) September 7, 2023
Videos, which went viral on social media since morning, show fans dancing to the 'Jawan' songs inside the halls across the cities.
Alongside SRK, the film stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles.
SRK, who plays a former soldier in the film, is seen in the trailer hijacking a metro while Vijay's never-seen-before avatar is explored.
Besides a few romantic sequences between SRK and Nayanthara, the viewers can't miss superstar Deepika Padukone- who plays a cameo- in the trailer.
'Jawan', which is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, is released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.
Shah Rukh Khan has thanked his countless fans who rushed to the theatres to watch 'Jawan' on the opening day on Thursday.
Shah Rukh in a post on X says, "Wow have to take time out and thank each and every Fan Club and all of you who have gone so happily in the theatres and even outside. So overwhelmed will surely do the needful as soon as I get my breath back in a day or so. Uff!! Love u for loving #Jawan."
Wow have to take time out and thank each and every Fan Club and all of you who have gone so happily in the theatres and even outside. So overwhelmed will surely do the needful as soon as I get my breath back in a day or so. Uff!! Love u for loving #Jawan— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 7, 2023