indian superstar Shahrukh Khan is back, and in a big way, as his action-packed spy picture Pathan Has been breaking records for a Hindi title since debuting on Wednesday in India and abroad. It also ends a long gap for SRK as the lead from the big screen, and promotes Bollywood Which has been going bad for a long time.
through Friday, Yash Raj Films The title has grossed ₹313 crore ($39M) globally. It is already the biggest opening weekend of any Bollywood title worldwide and more will be added tomorrow. Expectations are that it will end with around $40M in India and $65M+ globally by Sunday which will make it among the top opening for any Indian title. RRR, bahubali 2 And kgf 2,
Per Yash Raj, Pathan It also set other new records: It is the fastest Hindi film to cross ₹300 crore (36.8M) worldwide and the first Hindi film to gross over ₹300 crore during its launch season.
on Friday, Pathan Rake in 39.25 crore net,47 cr gross ($4.8M/$5.77M) – Indian box office reporting is not centralized which creates some confusion. Meanwhile, its overseas gross was $5.3M, taking its $13.7M run to Friday.
Yash Raj Films CEO Akshay Vidhani said, “It’s unbelievable Pathan Recorded the biggest opening ever in India and overseas… Pathan The world has been blessed by Indians and what is happening with this film is unprecedented and historic.
in a film that also stars Deepika Padukone And John Abraham, SRK plays the titular spy who confronts the leader of a group of mercenaries who have nefarious plans to target his homeland.
When it bowed on Wednesday, Pathan 57 crore ($7M) in India, the biggest opening day ever for a Hindi film, and did so on a non-holiday. It gave SRK the biggest opening at home (as well as globally), the same goes for Abraham, while it was Padukone’s biggest opening day grosser in India. It also became the top grosser in India and worldwide for Yash Raj and director Siddharth Anand. In addition, IMAX achieved the biggest ever opening day for an Indian film on Wednesday.
outside India, PathanPart of producer Aditya Chopra’s ambitious spy universe, it had the biggest opening day for an Indian film in the UK.
Through Day 2, Thursday (Republic Day in India), the total global box office increased to ₹219.6 crore ($27M). Abhisheka is performed on a Thursday in India Pathan As the first Hindi film to collect 70 crore nett ($8.6M) in a single day.
We will update on Sunday.