Director Atlee Acknowledges Exceeding Rs 300 Crore Budget with Gratitude towards Shah Rukh Khan: Bollywood News

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Jawan Director Atlee Admits he Overshot Allocated Budget of Rs 300 Crore, Thanks Shah Rukh Khan for Accommodating Cost Overrun


Director Atlee’s film, Jawan, has achieved tremendous success at the box office, grossing over Rs 735 crore globally in just nine days. At a recent media event, Shah Rukh Khan, along with his co-stars Deepika Padukone and Vijay Sethupathi, celebrated the film’s success and revealed new details about it.

Budget Concerns

At the event, Atlee spoke about the challenges faced during the making of Jawan. He mentioned that during the pandemic, most producers were hesitant to invest even Rs 30 crore in films. However, Shah Rukh Khan approved a budget of Rs 300 crore for Jawan, showing his confidence in the project.

Atlee’s Gratitude

Atlee expressed his gratitude towards Shah Rukh Khan and Red Chillies for accommodating the increased costs. He specifically thanked Shah Rukh’s manager, Pooja Dadlani, for her support. Atlee described working with the team as “like working with family.”

Box Office Performance

Jawan had a strong opening with Rs 75 crore on the first day. It continued to perform well, earning Rs 53.23 crore on the first Friday, Rs 77.83 crore on the first Saturday, and Rs 80.10 crore on the first Sunday. On its ninth day, the film collected Rs 21 crore, bringing its total domestic nett collection to Rs 410.88 crore. Internationally, it has grossed an impressive Rs 735 crore in just nine days.


Jawan, directed by Atlee and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Eijaz Khan, Sanya Malhotra, and Priyamani, has achieved great success at the box office. Despite surpassing the allocated budget of Rs 300 crore, the film has become a blockbuster and continues to soar. Fans are eagerly awaiting Shah Rukh Khan’s next project, Rajkumar Hirani’s Dunki.


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