Jawan, starring Shah Rukh Khan, has crossed the ₹100 crore mark at the domestic box office in just two days. The film, which was released on September 7, 2023, has grossed over ₹50 crore on its first Friday and over ₹100 crore on its first weekend. This makes it the highest-grossing opening weekend for any Shah Rukh Khan film. Jawan is directed by Atlee and also stars Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and Sanya Malhotra. The film has been receiving praise from critics, celebrities, and fans alike for its action sequences, story, and performances.
The film’s success is a major boost for the Hindi film industry. It is a sign that audiences are still willing to watch big-budget films in theaters, even in the age of streaming. The film, which stars Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and Sanya Malhotra, has now grossed a total of ₹127.50 crore in India On its first day, Jawan grossed ₹74.5 crore nett. Of this, ₹65.5 crore came from the Hindi-speaking market, ₹5.3 crore came from the Tamil market, and ₹3.7 crore came from the Telugu market.
On its second day, Jawan grossed ₹53 crore nett. Of this, ₹47 crore came from the Hindi-speaking market, ₹2 crore came from the Tamil market, and ₹4 crore came from the Telugu market. The film’s strong performance is a testament to the star power of Shah Rukh Khan and the film’s overall quality. It is also a sign that audiences are still willing to watch big-budget films in theaters, even in the age of streaming.
Jawan is expected to continue to perform well in the coming days. It is possible that the film could cross the ₹200 crore mark in its opening week. Reacting to fans’ positive response after watching Jawan, Shah Rukh Khan took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to thank them. SRK took time to react and thank his fan, check his tweet:
Thank you for all the love and appreciation for #Jawan!! Stay safe and happy… Please keep sending in the pics and videos of all of you enjoying at the movies…. And I will be back soon to see all of them! Until then… Party with Jawan in the theatres!! Lots of love and…
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) September 8, 2023