Pathaan marks the comeback of the superstar Shah Ruk 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. Pathan 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 and now ruling at Box Office 2023.
Pathaan Release Date & OTT
Pathan releases in cinemas on 25 January 2023 in three Indian languages Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. It is directed by Siddhart Anand of War (2019) fame. Currently, Pathaan is breaking all previous Box Office records, it will be available on Amazon Prime Video after 6-8 weeks.
The Republic Day Week adds some magic to positive Word of Mouth. Boycott trend rejected by the moviegoers, a number of Box Office records like highest opening day grosser Hindi Movie, fastest 100 cr grosser Hindi movie, fastest 200 Cr net collection in India, highest second day grosser Hindi movie, first Hindi to open with 100 cr+ WW and many More.
Pathaan Budget and Remunerations
Pathaan is said to be made on a huge budget of 250 Cr. And according to the reports, SRK has 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.
Pathaan Box Office Collection Report
The advance bookings of Pathaan opened with flying colors in India. SRK’s Pathaan overtakes the KGF-2(Hindi) pre-sales becoming the highest advance bookings grosser for day 1 for a Hindi dubbed film, post-pandemic.
Pathaan sold 5.56 Lakh tickets for the opening day across major national multiplex chains. The film is second after Baahubali 2-Hindi, which had sold 6.50L tickets for 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
This is why Pathaan succeed to open with Rs 55 Cr in Hindi, 2 Cr in dubbed versions and 57 Cr Net India Collection, record-breaking Rs 106 Cr grosser WW on day 1.
Another Republic Week Bollywood release Gandhi Godse Ek Yudh is seeking for the audiences, removed from several theatres now. Pathaan 5th Day report is yet to come:
|Pathaan Day Wise||Pathaan India Net (Cr)||Pathaan Worldwide Gross (Cr)|
|Day 5 (Early Estimate)||58.50||113|
|Pathaan Total Collection||271||542|
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Pathaan has occupied 5200 screens in India and 2500 screens overseas for a worldwide screen count of 7700 screens.
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.
As the current scenario, Pathaan and Tiger 3, which are part of the YRF Universe, could bring back the lost glory of Bollywood and end its box office drought which is currently dominated by South Indian Movies.
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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 will be doing the antagonist role, Ilez Badurgov in the role of police guard, veteran actors Ashutosh Rana and Dimple Kapadia will also be playing significant roles in the movie. Apart from this, Salman Khan will reprise 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 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 workfront, 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. The f
Pathaan Movie FAQs
A. Pathaan is receiving positive WOM and smashing several Box Office records of all time.
A. Pathaan and War, both are parts of the YRF Spy Universe.
A. Pathaan is reportedly 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 is playing the antagonist in Pathaan.