Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan overtakes Sunny Deol’s Gadar 2, collecting over Rs 700 crore worldwide.
Shah Rukh Khan was recently seen celebrating the thunderous success of his recent release Jawan with his fans in Mumbai. The movie opened to a positive response and has now overtaken Sunny Deol’s Gadar 2 to become the second highest-grossing movie.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan broke several records on day 1 of its release. The film went on to be the highest opening for a Bollywood film and collected a net of Rs 75 crore on day 1. Now, within 9 days of its release, the movie has surpassed Sunny Deol’s Gadar 2 collection of Rs 675.9 crore worldwide by collecting Rs 725 crore worldwide at the box office.
While Jawan is still behind Gadar 2 in terms of India Net collection. Sunny Deol’s film has collected Rs 517.28 crore in 5 weeks whereas Shah Rukh Khan’s film has collected Rs 408.98 crore in 9 days and continues to run strong at the box office. On the 9th day, Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan collected Rs 19.1 crore at the box office out of which Hindi contributed 18.1 crore, Tamil 0.41 crore, and Telugu language 0.59 crore.
Gadar 2 is helmed by Anil Sharma and is a direct sequel to the 2001 hit Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. The movie starring Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Utkarsh Sharma, and Manish Wadhwa along with others garnered immense praise and love from the audience and even broke several records at the box office.
Helmed by Atlee, and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment and co-produced by Gaurav Verma, Jawan stars Shah Rukh Khan in a double role (Azad and Vikram Rathore). The film also stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi along with Sanya Malhotra, Priyamani, Sunil Grover, Ridhi Dogra, and others in key roles. The film also has Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Dutt’s cameo which is being well appreciated by the audience.
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