Advance booking of ‘Pathan’ has started in many cities of the country from Wednesday evening itself. Whereas from January 20, advance booking can be done in all the cities and theaters of the country. Shahrukh Khan was last seen in the film ‘Zero’ in 2018. In such a situation, the fans are eager about his return to the screen after four years. Directed by Siddharth Anand, this film belongs to the high-octane action genre, so the craze is more than anywhere else. The advance booking of the film abroad had already started two-three weeks ago. There have already been reports of record advance bookings from Canada to New Zealand.
‘Earnings can be 45 crores on 26 January’
Talking to our colleague ‘ETimes’, Akshay Rathi, the theater owner and who keeps an eye on the earnings of films, has called it a good trend. He says, ‘The way people have started responding to the film. I think this film will easily do business of more than 35 crores on opening day. While January 26 is a holiday the very next day of release, in such a situation the earning figure can cross 45 crores on that day.
‘Pathan will get big advantage of 5 days weekend’
Producer and trade analyst Girish Johar is also very optimistic about ‘Pathan’. He believes that just like overseas, ‘Pathan’ will take over the domestic box office like a storm. He says, ‘I think the film will take a tremendous opening on Wednesday, 25th January. It is not a holiday on that day, but still Shahrukh will earn due to his stardom. Seeing the craze of the audience, this film will earn Rs 35-37 crores on the opening day. The film is going to get an extended weekend of 5 days. In such a situation, the earnings figures on January 26 and then on Saturday-Sunday may surprise you.
Pathan will earn 300 crores worldwide in the first weekend!
Girish Johar further says that the advance booking of ‘Pathan’ is very strong in foreign countries as well. In such a situation, this film can earn 10 to 12 million dollars in foreign countries in the first five days itself. And if all goes well, ‘Pathan’ will easily cross Rs 300 crore worldwide in its first weekend of 5 days.
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will surprise you in ‘Pathan’!
Apart from Shah Rukh Khan, ‘Pathan’ also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. It is understood that Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will also have cameos in this film being made under Aditya Chopra’s ‘Spy Universe’ franchise. However, their glimpse has not been shown in the trailer. In such a situation, it will be a surprise package for the audience to see ‘Tiger and Zoya’ in theatres. Means the fans of Salman and Katrina will also join the film. That is, there are full chances of earning going forward.
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