The much-anticipated action thriller “Jawan” starring Shah Rukh Khan has stormed into theatre’s, making a remarkable impact at the box office. Early indicators suggest that “Jawan” could potentially become Bollywood’s biggest opening ever, rewriting industry records.
The excitement surrounding the film reached a fever pitch as fans and industry insiders attended early screenings and took to social media to share their enthusiasm. Positive reviews are pouring in, confirming that “Jawan” has met the sky-high expectations set for it.
According to industry tracker Sacnilk, “Jawan” is expected to earn an astounding ₹75 crore on its opening day across all language versions in India. What’s noteworthy is that this release took place on a Thursday. Early showings of the Hindi version saw an initial 46% occupancy, a figure expected to rise as the day progresses. Morning show attendance on the opening day was at 43%, with the NCR region at 42%. Kolkata led the way with an impressive 66% occupancy, closely followed by Hyderabad at 62%.
One remarkable indicator of “Jawan’s” success is its extraordinary ticket sales on the first day. Film trade expert Taran Adarsh reported that “Jawan” sold over 14 lakh tickets, surpassing the record set by Shah Rukh Khan’s previous release, “Pathaan.”
As of the noon update on Day 1, “Jawan” has posted impressive nett box office collections at major national cinema chains:
PVR Inox: ₹15.60 crore
Cinepolis: ₹3.75 crore
This totals the early box office earnings for “Jawan” at an impressive ₹19.35 crore. While these figures are undeniably impressive, “Pathaan” still holds the top spot in this opening day showdown.
As the day progresses, it will be intriguing to see if “Jawan” can sustain its momentum and emerge as the reigning champion at the box office. With Shah Rukh Khan’s star power and the overwhelming buzz surrounding the film, “Jawan” has the potential to achieve remarkable success in the days ahead. Stay tuned for more updates on this box office sensation!