SRK’s ‘Jawan’ Shatters Records with Mind-Blowing Day 1 Box Office Collection – You Won’t Believe the Numbers!

Shah Rukh Khan’s highly anticipated film, “Jawan,” finally graced cinemas on September 7th, and as expected, it made a significant impact on its opening day at the box office. “Jawan” etched its name in the annals of history with a remarkable performance. According to industry reports, this SRK-starrer generated an impressive Rs 74.50 crore in India on its first day. Furthermore, its global box office collection soared to Rs 129.06 crore, firmly establishing “Jawan” as the most successful Bollywood opener of all time.

‘JAWAN’ BOX OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS “Jawan” has quickly emerged as a box office powerhouse. On its inaugural day, the film garnered Rs 74.50 crore in India, across all languages, as reported by industry sources. In the Hindi version, the film enjoyed a substantial 58.67% occupancy rate on Thursday, with Chennai leading the way with an 81% occupancy rate.

Pooja Dadlani, SRK’s manager, unveiled the final worldwide figures for Day 1, revealing that “Jawan” had broken records by amassing a colossal Rs 129.06 crore globally, making it the most successful opening day in the history of Hindi cinema.

The film’s success extended beyond Indian borders. “Jawan” also made history by grossing AUD 400,000 in Australia on Thursday, becoming the first Indian film to top the Australian box office. In New Zealand, it debuted at the number one spot, earning NZ$ 79,805 (equivalent to Rs 39.13 lakh). In Germany, “Jawan” made an impressive entry at the third position with earnings of Rs 1.30 crore. The movie also started its journey successfully in North America, the UK, and Canada.

Gautam Dutta, Co-CEO of PVR INOX Limited, expressed his delight, saying, “The overwhelming and sensational response from audiences on the first day of ‘Jawan’s’ release underscores the power and significance of mass entertainment in the film industry. The Janmashtami holiday added an extra boost across the nation. This action-packed spectacle boasts a national appeal, featuring popular stars from the South, including Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, alongside a diverse ensemble of actors. Its Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions have expanded its audience reach. With special formats like IMAX, 4DX, and ICE screenings, viewers are immersing themselves in the larger-than-life storytelling.”

He went on to say, “The film has hit theaters during a time when the industry is witnessing a resurgence, with audiences flocking to cinemas in unprecedented numbers. Judging by the remarkable response, we are confident that ‘Jawan’ will not only be the standout film of the year but will also significantly boost the cinema industry.”

ABOUT ‘JAWAN’ “Jawan” graced theaters worldwide on September 7, 2023, in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu versions. Directed by Atlee, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan, along with Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, Sanya Malhotra, and Priyamani. Deepika Padukone makes a notable appearance in an extended cameo.

The film is positioned as a commercial entertainer, featuring SRK in a dual role as an intelligence officer and a thief. Filmed across various locations, including Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Rajasthan, and Aurangabad, the film boasts Anirudh Ravichander’s debut as a solo composer in Bollywood.

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