In the world of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan’s “Jawan” has taken the box office by storm, achieving remarkable success in just its opening weekend. Let’s dive into the box-office collections and the record of this action-packed Atlee entertainer, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara.
Weekend Bonanza: “Jawan” Strikes Gold
“Jawan” commenced its journey at the Indian box office with a roaring ₹75 crore opening, with ₹65.5 crore contributed by the Hindi version and the rest by its Tamil and Telugu counterparts. The film’s momentum only intensified as it progressed through the weekend, amassing ₹53.23 crore on Friday and a staggering ₹77.83 crore on Saturday. The icing on the cake came on Sunday when the film’s collections skyrocketed, adding ₹81 crore to its kitty.
Jawan Day by Day Collection in India
|7 Sep||₹ 75 cr.||N/A|
|8 Sep||₹ 53.23 cr.||-29.03%|
|9 Sep||₹ 77.83 cr.||+46.21%|
|10 Sep||₹ 81.1 cr.||+2.92%|
|11 Sep||₹ 37 cr. expected|
Worldwide Gross Box Office Collection
|India box office Nett cr.||₹ 287.16 cr. (Day-4)|
|India box office Gross cr.||₹ 344.80 cr. (Day-4)|
|Overseas Gross cr.||₹ 177 cr. (Day-4)|
|Worldwide collections Gross cr.||₹ 520.80 cr. (Day-4)|
Weekend Total: A Whopping ₹287 Crore
With ₹287 crore box-office collection in India, “Jawan” has broken the all box-office record of Bollywood history. This feat is even more astounding considering that the film enjoyed an extended weekend due to its Thursday release. The film’s gross collection, as reported by the renowned film trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan, stands at a formidable ₹85.10 crore.
Occupancy Stats: Packed Houses Everywhere
The success of “Jawan” is not just reflected in its numbers but also in the theaters’ occupancy rates. On Sunday, the film boasted an impressive 70.77 percent occupancy for Hindi shows, 53.71 percent for Tamil shows, and 68.79 percent for Telugu shows. These numbers underscore the widespread appeal and popularity of the film across language barriers.
Record Ticket Sales
The euphoria surrounding “Jawan” reached its peak on Sunday, with a record-breaking 2,875,961 tickets sold for tracked shows in India on the fourth day of its release. This achievement marks a historic milestone for Bollywood, and Shah Rukh Khan’s stardom shines brighter than ever.
Global Impact: Shah Rukh Khan’s Double Century
Not only has “Jawan” conquered the Indian box office, but it has also made a significant impact worldwide. The film has joined the coveted ₹500 crore gross club, making Shah Rukh Khan the only actor to achieve this remarkable feat twice in a single year. The global breakdown includes 15,404 tickets sold for Hindi shows, grossing ₹76.07 crore; 918 tickets sold for Tamil shows, grossing ₹5.59 crore; and 798 tickets sold for Telugu shows, grossing ₹3.44 crore. National multiplex chains like PVR, INOX, and Cinepolis have played a crucial role in this grand success.
“Jawan” was one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, surpassing expectations set by Shah Rukh Khan’s earlier release, “Pathaan,” which had collected ₹280.75 crore in its opening weekend. Apart from the lead stars Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara, the film also boasts an ensemble cast featuring Deepika Padukone, Vijay Sethupathi, Sunil Grover, Sanya Malhotra, Ridhi Dogra, Priyamani, Ashlesha Thakur, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, Girija Oak, Lehar Khan, and Aaliyah Qureishi.
The blockbuster movie “Jawan” was produced with an impressive budget of ₹300 crore. The film generated significant buzz even before its release, with ₹210 crore in advance bookings. On its first day in theaters, “Jawan” amassed a staggering ₹75 crore in Indian collections alone. With such a strong start, it’s poised to set new records in the film industry and Industry experts predict that “Jawan” could easily surpass the 1 billion rupees mark, leaving all previous records in its wake.
“Jawan” has not only emerged as a box office juggernaut but has also solidified Shah Rukh Khan’s position as one of Bollywood’s most iconic stars. Its stellar performance across languages and regions serves as a testament to the universal appeal of a well-crafted cinematic masterpiece. As the film continues its triumphant journey, the sky is the limit for “Jawan” and its dynamic ensemble cast.