Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Jawan’ Breaks Box Office Records with a Lightning Start
Huge Opening Weekend Collection
The highly anticipated Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Jawan’ has made a record-breaking start at the box office. The film’s euphoria continued over the weekend, with its collections soaring to new heights:
- Thursday: Rs 75 crore
- Friday: Rs 53 crore
- Saturday: Rs 77 crore
- Sunday: Rs 81 crore
The total collection of ‘Jawan’ in all languages across India currently stands at an astounding Rs 287.06 crore, according to reports from sacnilk. The Hindi version alone earned a staggering Rs 72 crore on its highest single day collection, which was Sunday.
The movie’s occupancy rate on Sunday reached 70% in Hindi, indicating its immense popularity among the audience. Early estimates for Monday suggest that ‘Jawan’ has already earned Rs 7 crore, making it the fastest film to enter the 300 crore club in India.
A Star-Studded Cast
‘Jawan’ is directed by Atlee and features an impressive ensemble cast including:
- Vijay Sethupathi
- Deepika Padukone (in a cameo)
- Sanya Malhotra
Casting director Mukesh Chhabra shared his insights about the casting process. He mentioned that it took more than a year to finalize the cast, which included mixing new faces with lesser-known ones to create a powerful girl gang. The new faces in the film, such as Sanya Malhotra, Sanjeeta Mukherjee, Girija Oak Godbole, Lehar Khan, and Alia Qureshi, were chosen based on their exceptional auditions and unique appearances. Chhabra expressed his satisfaction with finding such talented actors, emphasizing the need for supportive filmmakers who value fresh talent.
Celebration of Success
‘Jawan’ has received immense love and appreciation from fans, celebrities, and critics alike. Following the success of ‘Pathaan’ in January this year, it marks Shah Rukh Khan’s second big hit, solidifying his position as one of the industry’s leading stars.