Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan celebrates Pathaan success in his iconic style, posed at Mannat before World Television Premiere.
Pathaan marked the comeback of the superstar Shah Rukh Khan on the silver screens after 4 yrs. The actor was last seen in Zero (2018) in a full-fledged role.
It is produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films. Pathaan is the fourth installment in the YRF Spy Universe after Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, and War.
The shooting of Pathaan commenced in Nov 2020, later the filming was halted owing to the pandemic and the 3-week stint of the actor’s son Aryan Khan in jail over a drug case scrutiny. Finally, the filming was completed in Oct 2022. At that time, no one would have imagined that it will take the Box Office 2023 by storm.
Pathaan TV Premiere Date & OTT
Pathaan was released in cinemas on 25 January 2023 in three Indian languages Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Siddharth Anand of War fame, the post-theatrical streaming rights of the movie were bagged by Amazon Prime, available there from 22 March 2023.
Now all set to have World Television Premiere on 18th June 2023. Hindi audiences can watch this on Star Gold at 8: PM, and Tamil audiences can watch it on the same date at 3 PM.
Pathaan Box Office Records
SRK’s this film has created a number of Box Office records some of them are:
- The highest opening-day grosser Hindi Movie
- The fastest 100 cr grosser Hindi movie
- The fastest 200 Cr net collection in India
- The highest-grosser Bollywood film in India
- The first Hindi film to open with 100 cr+ WW
- It has emerged as the highest-grossing film for SRK
- First Bollywood film to reach the 400 & 500 Cr milestone in India.
- Second Bollywood film to cross the 1000 Cr milestone.
- Pathaan Hindi version has surpassed Baahubali 2-Hindi (Rs 510.99 Cr) lifetime earnings to emerge as the highest-grossing movie for an outright Hindi film in India.
Pathaan Day Wise Box Office Collection Report
Before hitting the theatres, Pathaan had created a rage in the pre-bookings. The advance bookings of Pathaan had opened with flying colors in India. It overtook the KGF-2(Hindi) pre-sales becoming the highest advance bookings grosser for day 1, post-pandemic.
Pathaan had sold 5.56 Lakh tickets for the opening day across major national multiplex chains. The film is second all-time highest after Baahubali 2-Hindi, which sold 6.50L tickets on the opening day.
Check out the top-5 highest advance ticket bookings for day 1 in national chains:
1- Baahubali 2 (Hindi)- 6.50L
2- Pathaan- 5.56L
3- KGF2 (Hindi)- 5.15L
4- War- 4.10L
5- Thugs of Hindostan- 3.46L
Following the stupendous trend in pre-bookings, Pathaan opened with a huge Rs 55 Cr in Hindi, 2 Cr in dubbed versions, and 57 Cr Net India Collection for a record-breaking opening of Rs 106 Cr gross WW at the box office, all versions.
Check the day wise, box office collection of Pathaan (all versions):
|Pathaan Day Wise||Pathaan India Net (Cr)||Pathaan Worldwide Gross (Cr)|
|Extended Week 1 Collection||364.15||–|
|Week 2 Collection||94.75||–|
|Week 3 Collection||46.95||–|
|Week 4 Collection||14.31||–|
|Week 5 Collection||8.63||–|
|Week 6 Collection||9.12||–|
|Weekend 8 Collection||0.95||–|
|Pathaan Total Collection||541.71||1049|
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Pathaan Budget and Remunerations
Pathaan is made on a huge budget of 250 Cr. And according to the reports, SRK charged 100 crores as his salary for Pathaan.
The reports also read that Deepika’s remuneration for the film is 15 Cr while John Abraham took home 20 crores.
The film received the ‘UA’ certificate from the CBFC board on Jan 2 with an approved runtime of 2hrs 26mins and 16 sec or 146.16mins.
After Pathaan, Tiger 3, which is also part of the YRF Universe, is expected to continue the blockbuster run to end the Hindi film industry’s box office drought which is currently dominated by South Indian Movies.
YRF’s Spy Universe to give tough competition to Major South Indian Movies in 2023.
Pathaan Star Cast
Pathan marks the fourth collaboration between Deepika and SRK together after the blockbusters like Om Shanti Om (2007), Chennai Express (2013), and Happy New Year (2014), and the coincidence is, in all four films the hit duo Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravijani has given the music.
John Abraham did the antagonist role, Ilez Badurgov in the role of the police guard, and veteran actors Ashutosh Rana and Dimple Kapadia played significant roles in the movie. Apart from this, Salman Khan reprises his role as Tiger in the extended cameo appearance.
The teaser of the film was released on 2 Nov 2022 on the occasion of King Khan’s birthday. The teaser received much appreciation, from the viewers, it crossed over 6.6 crore views in just 2 months. Pathaan’s trailer was released on 10 Jan 2023, 15 days before the release date.
The two and half a minute long trailer of Pathaan features Shah Rukh Khan (titular role) in an action-packed avatar, Deepika’s smoldering style, and John’s villainous shade. Going by the trailer, John is on a mission to destroy Bharat Maa (India) but Pathaan (India’s most trusted soldier) has been entrusted with the task to abort the mission.
Behind The Scenes (BTS) Team
Pathan is directed by Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), Bang Bang! (2014), and War (2019) fame Sidharth Anand, it is backed by Aditya Chopra along with Maxim Ajjawi and Alexander Dostal under the big banner of Yash Raj Films in association with Etalon Film. The Cinematography and Editing of the film are being carried out by Benjamin Jasper and Aarif Sheikh respectively.
On the work front, apart from Pathaan, the actor will be seen in known south Indian director-writer Atlee’s Jawan and other big projects.
Pathaan was shot in 8 countries, Spain, UAE, Turkey, Russia-Siberia, Italy, France, Afghanistan, and India.
Pathaan Movie FAQs
A. Pathaan Wolrd TV Premiere date is June 18, stat gold, Vijay TV.
A. Pathaan and War, both are parts of the YRF Spy Universe.
A. Pathaan is made on 250 Cr, one of the top Bollywood releases of 2023.
A. Pathaan is a spy-action thriller film.
A. SRK charged Rs 100 Cr as salary, reportedly.
A. John Abraham plays the antagonist in Pathaan.
A. There are 5 Indian films in the 1000 Cr club, with Pathaan being the latest entry to the list.
A. Pathaan has become the highest-grossing Hindi film of all time overtaking Baahubali2 (Hindi version) biz.
A. Pathaan is on Amazon Prime Video (Hindi, Telugu, Tamil)