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Jawan, a recent action film from Bollywood featuring Shah Rukh Khan, has broken box office records in a mere two days. Reports indicate that the film has already surpassed USD 10 million internationally and has amassed a worldwide total of Rs. 240 crores (roughly USD 32 million). Jawan is now the quickest movie to reach the USD 10 million milestone, accomplishing this feat in just two days compared to Pathaan, another Shah Rukh Khan blockbuster, which took three days.
Jawan has broken records by earning LKR 2.50 crores in just two days in Sri Lanka. The film's release in Bangladesh was historic, marking a day and date release for an Indian film. While the actual numbers are still awaited, the film's opening is just as historic.
Despite its box office success, Jawan received mixed reviews from critics. They note the film's plot is contrived and its mood swings are conventional. However, the film's swift action and Shah Rukh Khan's acting have received acclaim. Khan delivers a cheesy yet sincere monologue towards the end of the film, reminding the audience of his resemblance to them, the disinterested public who, despite their good intentions, have not always managed to fight against corruption.
Jawan is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, the production company owned by Shah Rukh Khan and his wife, Gauri Khan. The film centers on a soldier named Azad, portrayed by Shah Rukh Khan, who combats corruption within the government through violent, media-amplified demonstrations. Azad also pursues a romantic relationship with Narmada and wins over her ten-year-old daughter Suji with his charm.
Shah Rukh Khan's Film Crosses Rs 100 Crore Mark in Two Days
Shah Rukh Khan's newest movie, Jawan, has surpassed the RS 100 crore benchmark within two days of release. According to Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has garnered RS 111.73 crore in just 48 hours. Jawan has set a new record as the most successful Hindi film opener in India.
The movie raked in a remarkable RS 65.50 crore on the first day of its release and a staggering RS 46.23 crore on the second day. The movie is projected to earn approximately 72 million rupees on its third day of release. It is estimated that the worldwide box office collection on the third day will be around 93 to 95 million rupees.
Jawan has already surpassed the 200 million rupee mark in worldwide box office collection. The film has received acclaim for its action sequences and Shah Rukh Khan's portrayal as a police officer. However, the film has also been criticized for supposedly being a replica of the Tamil movies Thaai Naadu and Arrambam.
Despite the controversy surrounding it, Jawan has proved to be an enormous success at the box office. The film has broken records and become one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. With its impressive box office collection, Jawan has firmly established Shah Rukh Khan's position as one of Indian cinema's biggest stars.
Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jawan' Breaks Bollywood Box Office Records
Shah Rukh Khan's recent Hindi action thriller, 'Jawan', has shattered box office records in India and globally. Here are the key details about the movie and its triumph:
About the Film
The film "Jawan" is an action thriller with a dual role plot written and directed by Atlee in his Hindi directorial debut. The lead role is played by Shah Rukh Khan, while Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Sanya Malhotra, and Priyamani play supporting roles. The film's music is composed by Anirudh Ravichander. Principal photography began in September 2021 and filming took place in several cities including Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Rajasthan, and Aurangabad. The movie was initially scheduled for release on June 2, 2023, but was delayed due to requiring additional post-production work. It was ultimately released on September 7, 2023, which coincided with Janmashtami.
Box Office Success
'Jawan' has set new box office records in India and globally, with an impressive opening gross of $15.6 million. Overall, the film has a total India gross collection of $10.8 million. The Hindi version alone amassed nett collections of $7.9 million in India, with the Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions earning $650,000 and $420,000, respectively. 'Jawan' has become the highest-grossing opening Hindi film ever, surpassing Khan's previous hit 'Pathaan'. The impressive bookings over the entire weekend further emphasize its remarkable popularity. The film's outstanding performance is not confined to a particular region; it has appealed strongly to audiences across the country, with both the North and South contributing to its success.
Reviews and Fan Reactions
'Jawan' has received mixed reviews from critics. The Guardian's review called it a "semi-fascinating display of star power, and a rollicking (if bumpy) Friday-night ride". However, fans of the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan filled theaters across the nation for the premiere of his latest film. Many screenings started as early as 5 a.m. on Thursday, as loyal followers flooded Indian cinemas, dancing in the streets, and setting off fireworks in honor of the occasion. Khan expressed his gratitude to his fans on social media, saying, "I hope you enjoy the entertainment. I stayed up all night to see you at the theater. Much love and thanks."
In summary, within two days of its release, 'Jawan' has earned over USD 10 million overseas and a total of Rs. 240 crores worldwide, breaking box office records. While the film received mixed reviews, it has received extensive praise for Shah Rukh Khan's outstanding performance and its fast-paced action.
Notably, 'Jawan' is now the biggest opening Hindi film ever. Despite critics' conflicted reviews, Shah Rukh Khan's fans, who flocked to theaters, have especially gravitated towards the film. The success of the film is evidence of Khan's influential status and the widespread appeal of action cinema in India.