Jawan, the latest action thriller from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is on a momentous run at the domestic and international box office. After rounding off its opening week in India with a staggering collection of ₹369.22 crore, the film continued its unstoppable run on its second Thursday, earning an estimated ₹16 crore, according to early estimates recorded by trade analyst Manobala Vijaybalan.
This takes the film’s total domestic collection to ₹386 crore, inching even closer to the terrific milestone of ₹400 crore. Jawan is expected to cross this milestone on Friday, becoming the first Bollywood film to do so in 2023.
Jawan is also performing exceptionally well at the international box office. On Thursday, the film grossed $334,476 in North America, taking its total gross there to $9,675,191, which is equivalent to ₹80.37 crore. This makes Jawan the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2023 in North America, and it is on track to become the first Bollywood film to gross over $10 million in North America since Pathaan earlier this year.
Jawan’s worldwide box office collection has already crossed ₹650 crore, making it one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. The film has been praised for its high-octane action sequences, stunning visuals, and Khan’s powerful performance.
Jawan’s Success: A Testament to Shah Rukh Khan’s Global Appeal
Jawan’s phenomenal success at the box office is a testament to Shah Rukh Khan’s global appeal. The actor has been one of the biggest stars in Bollywood for over three decades, and he enjoys a massive fan following all over the world.
Jawan is Khan’s first major release since his blockbuster film Pathaan earlier this year. Pathaan was also a huge success at the box office, and it helped to revive Khan’s career after a string of box office flops in recent years.
With the success of Jawan, Khan has cemented his status as one of the biggest and most bankable stars in the world. The film has also shown that Bollywood can still produce films that can appeal to a global audience.
Jawan’s Impact on the Indian Film Industry
Jawan’s success is also a positive sign for the Indian film industry. Bollywood has been struggling in recent years, with many films failing to perform well at the box office. However, the success of Jawan and Pathaan has shown that Bollywood can still produce films that can be commercially successful.
Jawan’s success is also likely to boost the confidence of other Bollywood filmmakers. The film has shown that there is still a demand for big-budget, high-octane action films in India. This could lead to more Bollywood filmmakers producing such films in the future.
Jawan is a landmark film in many ways. It is the first Bollywood film to gross over ₹400 crore in India in 2023, and it is also the highest-grossing Hindi film of 2023 in North America. The film’s success is a testament to Shah Rukh Khan’s global appeal and the Indian film industry’s potential to produce films that can appeal to a global audience.
Jawan’s success is also likely to have a positive impact on the Indian film industry. The film’s commercial success could boost the confidence of other Bollywood filmmakers and lead to more big-budget, high-octane action films being produced in the future.