Shah Rukh Khan starrer tickets advance sale Pathan are witnessing some record numbers. The frenzy surrounding the film is huge, especially as the action thriller marks the return of Bollywood’s ‘Badshah’ SRK to the silver screen after four years.
Ashish Saksena, COO – Cinemas, BookMyShow recently shared how Pathaan is receiving a “phenomenal” response across the country, days ahead of its release. In a statement, Ashish said, “After a long wait of 4 years, Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all set to make an electrifying comeback with a Pathaan jet set for pre-sales. The much-anticipated action-thriller has already crossed 400,000 tickets in advance sales on BookMyShow in less than 36 hours of ticketing on the platform.”
He added, “The advance sales for Pathaan are opening in phases with 2,000 screens available on BookMyShow so far, with the Hindi language version of the film expectedly leading the charts, closely followed by Telugu.
Pathaan is directed by Siddharth Anand. The film revolves around the character of Pathaan played by Shah Rukh Khan who is a spy and is brought out of hiding to protect India from an attack he is planning John Abrahamthe character of Jim. Deepika Padukone he also plays a spy in the film.
Ashish Saksena also said that Pathaan is getting a good response in South India. “The response across India has been phenomenal Hyderabad, Calcutta, Delhi-NCR, BombayBengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Pune, Lucknow and Chennai management fee for ticket sales. South India has been particularly impressive in showing an upward trajectory, with Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru contributing 26% of the total pre-sales so far. With more screens opening for advance sales this weekend, we are sure Pathaan is all set to take the box office by storm,” he said.
Pathaan will hit theaters on January 25.