India’s movie theatres are thriving after nearly three years, thanks to Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan and the success of films like Gadar 2, OMG 2, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, and Satyaprem Ki Katha. Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming film, Jawan, has seen unprecedented advance sales, with 7.5 lakh tickets sold in India as of the time of writing. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh reflects on the situation at ticket counters, stating that people are returning to the movies and that it’s an incredible time to be alive.
Jawan, directed by Atlee, is a vigilante drama with SRK and his group of girls fighting for the nation. The movie also features South Indian actors Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, with a special appearance by Deepika Padukone. Film producer and industry expert Girish Johar predicts that Jawan will surpass the Rs 100 crore mark on its opening day (September 7).
Jawan, starring Shah Rukh Khan, expects to set a new record with an opening of Rs 65-70 cr
Film producer and industry insider Girish Johar is confident that Jawan will gross over 100 crore on its opening day (September 7).
Successful year for the Hindi film industry
India’s movie theatres are overflowing with people after almost three years. The year has been successful for the Hindi film industry, beginning with Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan. People went to the theatres to see films like Gadar 2, OMG 2, Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, Satyaprem Ki Katha, and even smaller ones like Zara Hatke Zara Bachke.
Oustanding advance sales of Jawan
Shah Rukh Khan is responsible for this boom and frenzy throughout the nation, which led to unprecedented advance sales for his upcoming film, Jawan. According to ticket aggregator BookMyShow, 7.5 lakh tickets seemed sold in India as of the time of this story.
It’s an incredible time to be alive: Taran Adarsh
Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh reflected on the situation at the ticket counters and said, “The general scenario is very optimistic now. People are returning to the movies. In the last few months, the situation completely shifted for those who argued that Hindi cinema was decaying and that no one desired to watch it. It’s an incredible time to be alive.
Shah Rukh plays the lead character in Atlee’s film Jawan. The movie appears to be a vigilante drama where SRK’s character and his group of girls are fighting for the nation. Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, well-known actors from South Indian cinema, also appear. A special appearance occurs by Deepika Padukone.
Jawan will cross the Rs 100 crore mark on its opening day
Girish Johar, a film producer and industry expert, seems assured that Jawan will surpass the Rs 100 crore mark on its opening day (September 7). Film trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan posted on X (previously Twitter) that over 3 lakh tickets for Jawan are trading at national multiplexes alone.
Shah Rukh is reaching out to the southern region with Jawan, an audience he has never catered to. In his opinion, the actor is currently in the best stage of his career, and Girish Johar seems confident that Jawan will help him accomplish his goals.