Yash Raj Films' Pathaan, directed by Siddharth Anand, is on a historic run at the domestic and overseas box office as it collected Rs 780 crore gross worldwide in just 12 days. 'Pathaan' is the highest-grossing film of YRF's Spy Universe. With this insane result, all films of YRF's Spy Universe- 'Ek Tha Tiger', 'Tiger Zinda Hai', 'War' and 'Pathaan' are blockbusters.
Helmed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Yash Raj Films, `Pathaan` was released on January 25, a day before Republic Day 2023, in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. `Pathaan` has received a massive response from viewers and SRK`s fandom globally has warmly welcomed the actor to his movie after four years. The film also entered the Rs 100 crore club on its opening day. It has already collected Rs 364 crore in India in 8 days.
The Yash Raj Films spy action thriller ended a box office drought for Bollywood, which had a lean 2022, and marked a comeback for Khan, not seen as a leading man since 2018's 'Zero', 'Variety' notes. Anand comes from a Bollywood family (grandfather: Inder Raj Anand; uncle: Tinnu Anand) and has been helming films since his debut with 'Salaam Namaste' in 2005.
At a media event, Shah Rukh crooned the track 'Aanhon Mein Teri' from the film 'Om Shanti Om', which marked the debut of Deepika alongside Shah Rukh, almost 15 years back. Considering Deepika started her career opposite Shah Rukh, the superstar felt it fitting to dedicate the song to her and bring back treasured memories.
'Pathaan', on its sixth day, registered Rs 26.50 crore nett in India (Hindi - Rs 25.50, all dubbed versions - Rs 1.00 crore), taking the India gross to 32 crore. The overseas gross on day six is at Rs 16 crore. In just six days, 'Pathaan' has recorded $27.56 million (Rs 224.6 crore) in overseas territories alone, while nett collection in India stand at 307.25 (Hindi - Rs 296.50 crore, dubbed - Rs 10.75 crore)