Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jawan has been in the news ever since it was announced. The fusion of Bollywood’s iconic superstar with the massy south filmmaker Atlee Kumar was enough to generate excitement among the fans of both. Later on, the film’s prevue added onto the anticipation. But the release of the film’s trailer yesterday has ensured that nothing can stop Jawan at the box office, as far as the film’s opening is concerned.
Bollywood Hungama reported earlier in the day that the film had sold as many as 331,000 tickets in the three biggest multiplex chains in India for the first day till 10:45 am today. Following this, the sale of the tickets has been rapid in the following hours. Breaking that number up, Jawan sold 250,000 tickets in PVR Inox and 53,000 tickets in Cinepolis and a further 28,000 at Miraj. One needs to note that these are the numbers only for the film’s opening day on September 7. In addition, these numbers are only from multiplex chains of India and they doesn’t contain numbers from various other multiplex chains and the single screen theatres all over India.
Produced by SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainment, Jawan also stars Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Sanya Malhotra, Ridhi Dogra, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya and Deepika Padukone in a cameo.