After the colossal debacle of Zero in 2018, Shah Rukh Khan made a grand comeback on the big screen with Siddharth Anand’s Pathaan. The flick was released in January and went on to smash several records at the ticket windows. Looks like, Shah Rukh Khan is in no mood to stop and is all set to surpass his own benchmarks with his latest outing Jawan. Directed by Atlee, the action entertainer features an ensemble cast that includes Deepika Padukone, Nayanthara, Priyamani, and Vijay Sethupathi, among others. The film was released in theatres on 7 September 2023. Ever since its release, the flick has taken the box office by storm and went on to create several records within just 4 days of release.
7 benchmarks set by Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan
Shah Rukh Khan’s biggest opener
The massy actioner earned Rs 75 crore (Rs 65.50 crore in Hindi) first day of its release. With this collection, the film has emerged as the biggest opener of King Khan’s career. Before Jawan, Pathaan had earned Rs 57 crore and grabbed this spot.
Highest first-weekend collection of all time
Not only the first day, but even the weekend collection of film has been phenomenal. Within 4 days, the film collected Rs 286.16 cr at the box office and trumped Pathaan and K.G.F.2 to become highest first weekend opener of all time.
Fastest to enter 250 cr club
In less than 4 days, the film has collected more than 250 crore domestically. It has overtaken the position of some all-time top-grossers. While Pathaan achieved this milestone in 5 days, Gadar 2 did it in 6 days. In fact, films like Dangal, Sanju, and Tiger Zinda Hai took 10 days to achieve this feat.
Third highest grosser of 2023
With a total collection of Rs 286.16 Cr (Rs 252.08 crore Hindi) so far, the film has emerged as third highest grosser of 2023 beating The Kerela Story (242.20 cr). Prior to this, Pathaan (543.05 cr) stand at first spot, while Gadar 2 (515.03 cr*) is in the second position.
Bags no. 2 rank at the worldwide box office (For 7-10 September)
Not only domestically, Jawan is wreaking havoc globally as well. SRK has created history with Jawan becoming the fastest film to gross 500 cr. worldwide in just 4 days! With this collection, it has bagged second rank after The Nun 2 globally.
All-time highest single-day haul on Sunday (10 September)
Jawan sees a humongous day at the box office on day 4. with a collection of 71.63 Cr. Nett in Hindi and 8.47 Cr. in other languages, The action entertainer clocks a massive 80.10 Cr. India nett.
First Hindi film to cross the Rs 35 crore mark in dubbed versions
The Atlee directorial became the first Hindi movie to cross the Rs 35 crore mark in dubbed versions (Telugu and Tamil) at the box office. The presence of names like Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Anirudh, and Priyamani has helped the actioner to achieve this feat.
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