Pathan… Pathan… Pathan! Just this word is echoing everywhere. Everyone is going crazy about this film of Shahrukh Khan. The craze is such that people are seen dancing and dancing in the theater itself. Why not… After all, the wait of the people is over.
Pathan’s shows increased
Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan has finally hit the theatres. And as soon as he arrived, Pathan created a storm at the box office. The craze among people to watch the film is such that there are only posters, banners of Pathan everywhere. Fans are roaming around wearing Shahrukh’s T-shirts. There is a long line outside the theatres. Looking at the response received from the first show, the exhibitors and distributors have taken an important decision. According to theater owners, Pathan will prove to be the king of the box office, so more than 300 shows of the film have been extended across India.
This decision taken by the theater owners-exhibitors for Pathan is historic in itself. This has rarely been done for any film. Pathan has become the biggest film to be released on such a large scale in Hindi cinema. Pathan will now be screened on 8000 screens across the world. The total number of screens of Pathan released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages is 8000, in which domestic i.e. 5,500 screens in India, overseas screen count is 2,500.
Pathan created history
It is being seen for the first time in the history of Indian cinema that with the release of a film, its screen count should be increased to such an extent. The response Pathan gets is wonderful that such a decision is no less than a surprise. People’s craze for Shahrukh increased even more when he announced his return to the screen after four years.
Many organizations tried to create controversy regarding the film. Demands were made to remove the saffron bikini worn by Deepika Padukone in the song Besharam Rang, even burning effigies to stop the release of the film. But all these do not seem to have any effect on Pathan. Pathan seems to be getting very good reviews from the public.
Pathan is a part of Aditya Chopra’s ambitious Spy Universe. At the same time, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham are also in this film along with the country’s biggest superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The film is done by Siddharth Anand.