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Shah Rukh Khan’s Action Thriller Jawan Has A Strong Opening Weekend At The Box Office. Here Is How Much It Brought In.

ByNishat Manzar

Sep 7, 2023

Despite a strong start from Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan, Pathaan continues to lead the opening day competition.

Jawan, the eagerly anticipated action thriller starring Shah Rukh Khan, has finally arrived in theaters and is off to an electrifying start financially. According to early predictions, Jawan may end up being the greatest Bollywood opening of all time, breaking previous records.

As fans and business insiders attended early screenings and posted their excitement on social media, the buzz surrounding Jawan reached a fever pitch. The abundance of favorable reviews suggests that the movie has met the high expectations that were placed on it.

The action thriller, which opens on a Thursday, is predicted by industry tracker Sacnilk to gross a staggering 75 crore in India on its first day of release in all language versions. The Hindi version of the early shows had an initial 46% occupancy, which is expected to rise throughout the day. The morning show occupancy for the movie’s opening day was 43%, and the NCR region saw a 42% occupancy rate. With an impressive 66% occupancy rate, Kolkata led the country in morning show attendance. Hyderabad was closely behind with a 62% rate. 

The jaw-droppingly high number of tickets sold on Jawan’s debut day is one striking indicator of its success. Taran Adarsh, a film industry expert, claims that Jawan has sold over 14 lakh tickets, breaking the previous record held by Shah Rukh Khan’s prior film, Pathaan.

The nett box office receipts for Jawan at significant national movie theater chains as of the noon update on Day 1 are:

PVR Inox: $15.6 million

3.75 crore at Cinepolis

This brings the impressive early box office total for Jawan to 19.35 crore. These numbers are unquestionably noteworthy, but let’s put them in perspective by comparing them to other recent blockbuster films:

Pathaan: $27.02 million

KGF 2: 22.15 crore (in Hindi)

War: 19.67 billion

In the midst of these popular releases, Jawan has had a solid debut. Pathaan, however, continues to be in the lead in this opening-day contest.

It will be interesting to watch how the day develops to see if Jawan can keep up its momentum and become the box office champion once again. Jawan has the potential to experience extraordinary success in the coming days thanks to Shah Rukh Khan’s star power and the positive buzz surrounding the movie.