Shah Rukh Khan’s latest cinematic offering, “Jawan,” has been making waves not only in India but across the global box office. The film, directed by Atlee and featuring a star-studded cast including Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, is on a record-breaking spree, recently crossing the remarkable ₹700 crore gross mark worldwide on just its ninth day of release.
Fastest Bollywood Film to Achieve ₹700 Crore Milestone
Film trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan took to social media, particularly X (formerly known as Twitter), to share the astounding achievement of “Jawan.” He revealed that the film has become the fastest Bollywood production to amass ₹700 crore globally. This remarkable feat adds another feather to Shah Rukh Khan’s cap, making “Jawan” the second Shah Rukh Khan film, after “#Pathaan,” to accomplish such an exceptional milestone.
Blockbuster Performance in India
The film’s success isn’t limited to the global stage; it has made a significant impact on the domestic front as well. In India, “Jawan” witnessed a staggering box office performance, amassing substantial earnings since its release on September 7. Here’s a breakdown of its impressive week one collections:
Day 1: ₹90 crore gross
Day 2: ₹64 crore gross
Day 3: ₹93.5 crore gross
Day 4: ₹96.3 crore gross
Day 5: ₹40 crore gross
Day 6: ₹31.2 crore gross
Day 7: ₹28 crore gross
Day 8: ₹25.9 crore gross
Week One Total: ₹468.9 crore gross
Furthermore, early estimates from Sacnilk.com indicate that “Jawan” has netted ₹21 crore in India, reinforcing its monumental success in the country.
Shah Rukh Khan on “Jawan”
During a recent success press conference for “Jawan,” Shah Rukh Khan shared his thoughts on the film’s significance. He emphasized that “Jawan” symbolizes the essence of every Indian, representing qualities such as honesty, goodness, and love. He stated, “I’ll tell you what Jawan is to all of us… I think Jawan is a feeling which every Indian has. I think Jawan is an emotion. Jawan is an Indian soldier. Jawan is an Indian mother. Jawan is an Indian girl. Jawan is an Indian vigilante.”
An Ensemble Cast and Creative Team
Apart from the stellar trio of Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, and Vijay Sethupathi, “Jawan” boasts appearances by Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Dutt in special roles. The film also features a talented ensemble cast, including Sanya Malhotra, Priyamani, Girija Oak, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, Lehar Khan, Aaliyah Qureshi, Ridhi Dogra, Sunil Grover, and Mukesh Chhabra.
“Jawan” is a presentation by Red Chillies Entertainment and produced by Gauri Khan, with Gaurav Verma serving as the co-producer. The film’s phenomenal success at the box office reinforces Shah Rukh Khan’s status as one of India’s most iconic and beloved actors.
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