Yash Raj Films’ (YRF) ‘Pathaan’, directed by Siddharth Anand, has recorded the biggest opening weekend in the history of Hindi cinema, which it has set on day three of its release, by collecting an incredible Rs 313 crore gross worldwide.
With this feat, Pathaan also created two new records – the fastest Hindi film to breach Rs 300 crore worldwide barrier and secondly, becoming the first Hindi film to collect over Rs 300 crore gross on its opening weekend.
On day three, a normal working day, Pathaan collected Rs 38 crore net in Hindi format, while dubbed formats earned Rs 1.25 crore net. The total India collection on day two was Rs 39.25 crore net (47 crore gross). Meanwhile, overseas collection was also astronomical as it collected Rs 43 crore gross (5.3 million dollar). The total worldwide collection on day 3 was an insane Rs 90 crore worldwide gross box office.
The total India GBOC after three days stands at Rs 201 crore gross and total overseas collection is at Rs 112 crore gross (13.66 million dollar).
Akshaye Widhani, CEO of Yash Raj Films, says, “It is incredible that Pathaan has registered the biggest all-time opening in India and overseas, considering the collections of the film in the first three days of release which is dubbed as the opening weekend for any film. Pathaan has been blessed by Indians across the globe and what is happening with this film is unprecedented and historic.”
‘Pathaan’ stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.