The recently released action thriller “Jawan” starring Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan keeps breaking records and is now India’s highest-grossing Hindi film.
The movie brought in Rs 58.2 million (5.82 crores) on Thursday, bringing its total earnings to Rs 5.25 billion (525.50 crores). With this, SRK’s action-thriller movie surpasses the lifetime earnings of “Gadar 2,” which starred Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel.
Taking to Instagram, trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared a post which he captioned, “#Jawan crosses lifetime biz of #Gadar2 and #Pathaan #Hindi in #India…Now HIGHEST GROSSING FILM in #Hindi in #India, #SRK features in Top 3 HIGHEST GROSSING FILMS #Hindi: #Pathaan [No 3] and #Jawan [No 1] [Week 3] Fri 71 million (7.10 cr), Sat 115 million (11.50 cr), Sun 139 million (13.90 cr), Mon 49 million (4.90 cr), Tue 44 million (4.40 cr), Wed 44.5 million (4.45 cr), Thu 58.1 million (5.81 cr). Total: Rs 5.25 billion 525.50 cr. #Hindi. #India biz. #Boxoffice.”
The movie’s creators convened a press conference in Mumbai following the film’s success. SRK, Deepika Padukone, Sanya Malhotra, Sunil Grover, and Atlee all showed up to the occasion.
Sharing his excitement for the success of the movie Shah Rukh Khan said, “It’s a celebration. We rarely get a chance to live with a film for years. The making of Jawan has been going on for four years due to Covid and time constraints.”
“There were a lot of people involved in this film, especially people from the South who came and settled in Mumbai and have been living in Mumbai for the last four years and working day and night for this film, which is the hardest work ever,” he continued.
Nayanthara, Deepika Padukone, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, Ridhi Dogra, Lehar Khan, Girija Oak and Sanjeeta Bhattacharya bring depth and strength to the characters in the film Jawan, which is directed by Atlee. Shah Rukh Khan also confirmed the release date of his upcoming movie ‘Dunki’ at the success event of ‘Jawan’.
He said, “We started on 26 January, Republic Day (with Pathaan), then on Janmashtami we released ‘Jawan’, now New Year and Christmas are round the corner, we will release ‘Dunki’. I keep National integration. Anyway, when my film is released, it is Eid.”
Taapsee Pannu plays the lead in the Hirani-directed movie. The ‘Chak De India’ actor, ‘3 Idiots’ renown director Hirani, and ‘Pink’ actor Taapsee work together for the first time on the film ‘Dunki. ‘Dunki’ and star Prabhas’ action thriller movie ‘Salaar’ will have a major Bollywood battle.