The script of Shahrukh Khan’s vigorous comeback has been written. After ‘War’, director Siddharth Anand is coming with his next action thriller film ‘Pathan’ and an unseen avatar of Shahrukh is going to be seen in it. After the release of the trailer of the film, the fans are eagerly waiting for it.
After 4 years, the Badshah of Bollywood is returning to the screen as a hero. Last year was very light for Bollywood in terms of business. In such a situation, not only the public but also the industry has high expectations from the first big Bollywood film of 2023, ‘Pathan’. The kind of advance booking that is being done for the film, it is becoming clear that what ‘Pathan’ is going to do at the box office. Let’s tell how much Shahrukh’s film can earn on the first day.
strong advance booking
Theaters started getting packed as soon as the booking for ‘Pathan’ opened last week. In many single screen theatres, many shows of the film are seen completely full for Wednesday i.e. the day of its release. As soon as the release comes closer, the speed with which the tickets of ‘Pathan’ are being sold on Monday and Tuesday is challenging the big films before the lockdown.
The highest advance booking gross for Bollywood so far is Rs 26.90 crore, which came from Hrithik Roshan’s film ‘War’. According to the data of Sacnilk, ‘Pathan’ has so far collected an advance gross of 25.75 crores from advance booking. By the end of Tuesday, the advance booking gross of ‘Pathan’ will be far ahead of ‘War’.
top opening record of bollywood
The top opening collection of Bollywood is in the name of ‘War’, which had an opening collection of Rs 53.35 crore. If the advance booking figures are seen then Shahrukh’s film can be seen challenging this opening. It is estimated that even if the record of ‘War’ is saved, the opening collection of ‘Pathan’ can reach between 47 to 50 crores.
Here are the top Bollywood opening movies so far:
1. War – Rs 53.35 crore
2. Thugs of Hindostan – Rs 52.25 crore
3. Happy New Year – Rs 44.97 crore
4. Bharat – Rs 42.30 crore
5. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo – Rs 40.35 crore
top opening of hindi movies
Hindi versions of films made in South have made good collections in Hindi in the past few times. If we talk only about Hindi then KGF Chapter 2 is above all Bollywood movies. Yash’s film broke the record of ‘War’ and collected Rs 53.95 crore on the first day. If the reviews of ‘Pathan’ are good and it gets a lot of praise from the public, then it is quite possible that ‘Pathan’ will challenge this record too on the basis of walk-in audience.
The biggest opening collection of Shahrukh’s career came from Happy New Year, which collected Rs 44.97 crore on the first day. Looking at the advance booking figures of ‘Pathan’, it is believed that it can become the biggest opening film of Shahrukh’s career.