Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham starring Pathaan directed by Siddharth Anand and produced by Yash Raj Films kicked off its second week at the box office. Wednesday of its second Got the win around Rs. Net 17.5cr. The film has held up very well at the box office despite being a genre that collections are commonly preloaded with.
The collections are excellent across the board with around 75 percent of the theatres across the country, reporting their highest-ever collections. Many single screens that could not rake in the mullah after the release of Drishyam 2, have got a great boost and we can expect the year to be favorable for them too, given that the line-up of releases looks very strong.
Pathaan took a record-breaking opening in Hindi with collections of Rs. 55 cr on the first day. It had yet another record-breaking single day with collections of Rs. 68 cr Hindi on day 2. Despite being a working day Friday, the film mustered another Rs. 38 cr Hindi on its third day. Saturday and Sunday were again terrific as the film added over Rs. 50 cr a piece on both ticketing days for a record-breaking weekend of Rs. 271 cr in 5 days.
The weekday hold rate was again astounding, dropping less than 40% on Monday compared to the first Friday. Tuesday and Wednesday unfolded as expected, with a loss of around 15% compared to the previous day. His eight-day total for the film is now a solid Rs 335.50cr. The dubbed version of this movie added another Rs. 12.50cr to the total net profit of Rs. 348cr after 8 days.