Pathaan first week: Shah Rukh Khan’s film enters Rs 300 crore club in India; makes Rs 600 crore internationally

The Deepika Padukone, John Abraham starrer made Rs 21 crore domestically on Tuesday
Pathaan poster ft. Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone
Pathaan poster ft. Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone

Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback vehicle Pathaan continues to create ripples at the box office, both domestically and internationally. While the film’s Hindi version made Rs 25.50 crore on Monday, as per a Box Office India report, it earned Rs 21 crore on Tuesday. The Hindi version’s first-week collection now stands at Rs 315 crore nett.

This has made the Siddharth Anand directorial the fastest Hindi-language film to cross the Rs 300 crore mark domestically.  When compared, Baahubali 2 (Hindi) took 10 days, and it took KGF 2 (Hindi) 11 days to pass the same milestone. Aamir Khan’s Dangal made Rs 300 crore in 13 days while Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai and Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju reached the mark in 16 days.

Not only has Pathaan become the fastest film to enter the Rs 300 crore club domestically, but it is also the highest opening-week earner in Hindi cinema history. KGF 2 registered a total collection of Rs 268.63 in seven days and Baahubali 2 made Rs 247 cr. Siddharth Anand’s previous directorial War was the highest first-week earner in Bollywood with a collection of Rs 238.35 cr.

Internationally, as per the industry tracker Sacnilk, Pathaan crossed the $1 million dollar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the $10 million mark in North America. Box Office Worldwide reported that the total collection of the film overseas is $28.75 million dollars, which brings its worldwide collection to over Rs 600 crore.

The film also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.

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