Director Atlee has credited Shah Rukh Khan for the success of his latest film, Jawan. The film, which was released on September 7, has grossed over Rs 520 crore worldwide in just four days of release.
Atlee, who was recently felicitated during a special screening of the film for the Indian Army, the Mumbai Police, and the Traffic Police, said that Khan’s performance was the main reason for the film’s success.
“It is very overwhelming and it is God’s blessing. God is so kind to us, and I think we have done our part as filmmakers to entertain the audience,” Atlee said. “I think it is entertaining on the theatre screen, and people are really happy about it, and they are showering their love. Mainly, it’s all because of Mr Shah Rukh sir, and thanks to Mr Shah Rukh sir, Red Chillies, and the entire core team who have worked with us day and night for the last three and a half years.”
Atlee said that he and Khan are already planning their next collaboration, which he promised would be “something bigger”.
“The love you have given to us is going to keep us pumping up more, and we’re going to come up with something great with the next film,” he said. “I would love to work with everyone. I want to work with Salman sir. I want to work with Aamir sir. I want to work with Hrithik. This is my first Hindi film, so I’m really grateful to see the love. Thank you so much for supporting the film. And I hope you all enjoyed the film.”
Jawan also stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi. The film is a high-octane action thriller that has been directed by Atlee in his first collaboration with Khan.
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