In a spectacular display of star power, Shah Rukh Khan’s latest blockbuster, Jawan Breaks Records, has taken the Indian box office by storm, shattering records and cementing its place as the biggest opener in Bollywood history. Directed by Atlee and produced by SRK and Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, the film features an ensemble cast including Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and Deepika Padukone.
Jawan‘s opening day collection of ₹65.50 crore has left the film fraternity and fans in awe. Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh was quick to declare the film’s historic achievement on social media, stating, “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…Jawan: ₹ 65.50 cr [19.09% HIGHER than #Pathaan].”
This remarkable figure surpasses the previous record held by Shah Rukh Khan’s 2023 hit, Pathaan, which opened with ₹55 crore. Jawan‘s thunderous debut also left behind other notable films like the Hindi version of KGF, War, and Aamir Khan’s Thugs Of Hindostan, which collected ₹53.95 crore, ₹51.60 crore, and ₹50.75 crore, respectively, on their opening days.
The film, which released simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu, is a testament to Shah Rukh Khan’s enduring stardom and Atlee’s directorial prowess. Audiences and critics alike have been singing praises for Jawan, which managed to captivate viewers with its compelling storyline and power-packed performances.
Film critic Saibal Chatterjee gave the movie a glowing 3.5-star rating, describing it as a film that not only entertains but also showcases the sheer charisma of a superstar. He noted, “Jawan hits the bull’s eye both as a movie that is out to entertain and a vehicle that demonstrates the power of a superstar endowed with a voice that is anything but ordinary. It manifests itself as much on the screen as it does outside its fictive confines.”
Jawan‘s resounding success has set the stage for a promising journey at the box office, and fans can’t wait to see how far this Bollywood blockbuster will soar in the coming days. With such a spectacular start, Shah Rukh Khan and his team have surely cemented their place in cinematic history once again.