Shah Rukh Khan, with his latest release “Jawan,” has wielded his magic at the Box Office, breaking records and making Janmashtami a monumental occasion for Bollywood. The film not only claims the title of the biggest Bollywood opener of all time but also surpasses the holiday record set by Gadar 2.
Jawan Emerges as Janmashtami Marvel
“Jawan,” directed by Atlee, has unleashed a storm at the Box Office, exceeding all expectations. The film transcends the boundaries of a typical mass actioner, embodying Shah Rukh Khan’s relentless battle against adversity, fortified by the unwavering support of his adoring audience.
Jawan Day1: Box Office Collection
Jawan’s Record-Breaking Debut
‘Jawan’ has emerged as a resounding success at the box office. On its opening day, the film raked in an impressive Rs 65 crore from audiences across India, spanning various languages, as reported by trade sources. The Hindi version recorded a noteworthy overall occupancy rate of 58.67%, with Chennai leading the pack at 81%.
Additionally, trade analyst Ramesh Bala, in a post on X (previously known as Twitter), hinted at ‘Jawan’ potentially surpassing the remarkable milestone of Rs 150 crore on its global opening day (sic).
This monumental achievement dethrones its predecessor “Pathaan” as the biggest Bollywood opener and eclipses the Independence Day record set by “Gadar 2.”
‘JAWAN’ IS SENSATIONAL… CREATES HISTORY… #Jawan hits the ball out of the stadium, SHATTERS *ALL* PREVIOUS RECORDS… BIGGEST OPENER [#Hindi films] in #India… *Day 1* biz…— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 8, 2023
⭐️ #Jawan: ₹ 65.50 cr [19.09% HIGHER than #Pathaan]
⭐️ #Pathaan: ₹ 55 cr
⭐️ #KGF2 #Hindi: ₹ 53.95 cr
Jawan Day 1 Overseas Collection:
The overseas collection of Shah Rukh Khan is starting to show up now. Popular movie critic Taran Adarsh Shared the overseas collection data that proves SRK is still the King of Bollywood.
#Xclusiv DATA… #SRK proves his SUPREMACY #Overseas… #Jawan creates HAVOC in international markets… *Day 1* biz…— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 8, 2023
⭐️ #Australia: Debuts at No. 1 spot. A$ 398,030 [₹ 2.11 cr]
⭐️ #NZ: Debuts at No. 1 spot. NZ$ 79,805 [₹ 39.13 lacs]
⭐️ #Germany: Debuts at No. 3 spot. € 146,014…
Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan Movie Review
Jawan Triumphs Over Gadar 2
While “Gadar 2” amassed Rs 55.40 crore nett in India on its second day, the 15th August holiday, “Jawan” is poised to soar to even greater heights on its first day, Janmashtami, with an expected collection range of Rs 60-70 crore nett. The number of screenings for “Jawan” significantly surpasses those for “Gadar 2” on their respective high-profile holidays. The morning alone saw “Jawan” with an impressive 4360 Hindi 2D shows, while “Gadar 2” had 2581 shows on Independence Day. The difference in holiday collections firmly establishes “Jawan” as the undisputed victor.
Anticipating Longevity and Milestones
Much like “Gadar 2,” “Jawan” is set to benefit from positive word-of-mouth. Projections indicate a four-day business of around Rs 250 crore nett, with a lifetime total comfortably crossing the Rs 500 crore nett mark. This milestone will solidify Shah Rukh Khan’s position as the only Bollywood actor with two Rs 500 crore grosser. Riding on its current wave of success, “Jawan” is on track to carve out an extraordinary legacy in the global Box Office realm.