Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan, which has become the highest grossing Hindi original language film, continues to rake in big bucks in its third week of release at the box office.
According to a tweet by Yash Raj Films, the flick has garnered ₹946 crore in gross collections worldwide at the end of its third weekend of release . At the Indian box office, the espionage thriller grossed ₹588 crore across Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. India net box office collections stood at ₹489.05 crore, the tweet added.
The film was released on January 25 and has been setting new box office records. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the YRF production has been released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu in over 8,000 screens worldwide. Pathaan is the fastest film to enter the ₹400 crore club.
Trade analysts said that the film saw a jump on Saturday and Sunday.
On February 12, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Pathaan is back in form, big escalates on [third] Sat… While national chains grow substantially, mass pockets witness jump, contribute to the solid total. (sic)”. He added that the film’s Hindi version alone garnered ₹459.25 cr in India by end of the third Saturday.