Pathaan Movie Box office Success – What it means for Bollywood? – Bolly4U

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Sha Rukh Khan starred Pathaan released on 25th January 2023. With positive reviews from critics and public the movie is doing really good at box office.

The movie is set a several records in the run, It also becomes first bollywood film to cross RS.1000 crore mark at the box office.

But what it means for the Bollywood industry, Is this the start of restoring the industry to its formar glory.

Lets analyze the present bollywood industry position further.

About Pathaan

Pathaan is a Action paced Spy thriller film directed by siddharth anand and produced by yashraj films.

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The movie stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham. The movie released with much hype.

Pathaan proven to be a good venture for the distributors and producers.


The movie is a successful venture for everyone involved in the film.But it doesn’t mean that the movie has a clear path in its journey.

From day one the movie has came through several obstructions.

Shooting of the film was delayed because of the COVID 19, further the several crew members were tested COVID positive in April 2021 causing the halting of the movie for almost three .

The filming resumed on June 2022 and the subsequent portions are filmed in a paced manner.

And with everything happening in the bollywood industry, with “Boycott Bollywood” was trending in the country through out 2022. From the announcement of Shah Rukh Khan starred Pathaan, the movie went through a social media troll.

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The first single ‘Besharam Rang’ was released on You tube on December 12, 2022. The song suddenly became the talking point.

Hindutva group activists objected the saffron color costume worn by Deepika Padukone. And various opposition activities were done over many states.

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The group wanted apology from the actor and director, and also wanted to remove the respective scenes from the film.

Hence the movie was reviewed by censor board and given approval to the film with minor changes to the film.

Public Reception

Pathaan Movie Trailer

All that is happened with the movie caused heavy hype for the film.

The movie was awaited by the Shah Rukh fans, as it has been a long time since the previous film of the star is released.

The movie is well received by the fans. The movie majorly praised for its action scenes and stylish action of Shah Rukh.

The movie had a record breaking run in the theaters. It is the biggest opening day collection film, highest grossing hindi film of all time.

Thus the movie becomes profit for all the distributors of the film.


Bollywood industry what once considered as a face of Indian cinema has lost its Glory in the last couple of years.

With all the Bollywood hatred on social media, the industry needed a film that could change the perception of the people from the bottom.

Pathan done actually what was expected of it by providing consumable commercial movie for all category audience.

Moving forward it is important to bring this success to the next level, movie makers has to go towards quality scripts rather than providing commercial only films.

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