Jawan: Only 4 days to go for the must-see movie to hit the Big Screen and it can’t seem to hold its horses. The year 2023 opened with Shah Rukh Khan’s highest-grossing movie yet. Now as the year is closing in on its end, the King is geared up to rule the cinema world once again with Jawan. The irony is that the movie hasn’t even come out yet and it has already broken Pathaan’s record by collecting over a million dollars in India at pre-sales and a stupefying 2 million USD (stats from Friday night) in overseas advance bookings.
Jawan outshines Pathaan all over the world in pre-sales
Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan is determined to break his previous highest-grossing movie record. Already, Pathaan’s pre-sales collections have been run down over by Jawan around the world except UAE and Australia. In UAE the film is yet to catch up with Pathaan, however, considering its rapidly growing popularity, it is expected to break Pathaan’s record easily by the time of its release. In Australia however, things are questionable. Pathaan was released in Australia on a national holiday. Thus, competing with that is entirely different for Jawan. But Jawan has still managed to dock 90k AUD in Australia. Moving toward the North side of the globe; North America is the leading contributor to Jawan’s groundbreaking pre-sales. Canada is ahead of Pathaan by 10 percent while the US is ahead by 60 percent. Similarly, the UK is also running ahead of Pathaan with sales crossing 125k GBP.
What do the stats say?
The statistics are clear in predicting Jawan’s record-breaking lead. Currently, Pathaan is the record holder for the highest overseas collection by a Bollywood movie. It collected USD 4.7 million on its 1st day, USD 19 million by the first weekend, and USD 26.4 million by the extended weekend. Jawan is expected to cross these numbers; currently, the first day collection is expected to go beyond 5 million and if the wave is behind us we may cross the other days’ records as well.