Pathaan, starring Shah Rukh Khan, became the second Hindi movie to break the 300 crore milestone most quickly after Baahubali 2: The Conclusion after earning 21 crore crore nett on its seventh day in India. The first week domestic box office earnings for Pathaan currently total 315 crore nett. The January 25 release of Pathaan also features Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Ashutosh Rana, and Dimple Kapadia.
TRADE ANALYST TARAN ADARSH
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, who tweeted on Wednesday, Pathaan, which has been setting and shattering records since it was released worldwide, entered the 300 crore club in just seven days, breaking the previous record held by Baahubali 2: The Conclusion's Hindi version since 2017, which needed 10 days to do so. In comparison to Aamir Khan's Dangal (2016), he said that the Hindi version of KGF: Chapter 2 (2022) achieved the 300 crore mark in 11 days. It took 16 days for both Sanju (2018) and Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) to join the 300 crore club. In contrast, it took Aamir's PK (2014) and Hrithik Roshan's War (2019), respectively, 17 and 19 days to reach the 300 crore mark.
BOX OFFICE REPORT
In addition, according to a Box Office India report, Pathaan's first week box office haul of 315 crore nett is 65 crore nett higher than KGF: Chapter 2, which had the greatest first week total before Pathaan surged past it in five days. Pathaan, a Siddharth Anand-directed film, was released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu the day before Republic Day in 2023. In the action film made by Yash Raj Films, actor Salman Khan also makes a cameo. Since it first appeared, Pathaan has broken numerous records. Earlier, the movie became the fastest Hindi film to join the 200 crore club by passing the 200 crore nett threshold in just four days. Pathaan's huge advance bookings set records even before the movie's premiere. On January 20, advance reservations for Pathaan were made available for the audiences.
THEATRE OWNERS ARE GOING CRAZY FOR PUBLIC DEMAND FOR PATHAAN
According to reports, theatre owners in various regions of India decided to screen the movie early in the morning due to rising demand. Prior to Pathaan's opening day, sources stated that the morning showings of the movie had been cancelled due to demonstrations outside Indore theatres. After receiving demands for a boycott and demonstrations against the movie's cast and crew in recent weeks, Pathaan was finally released on January 25.