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SRK’s Pathaan makes history, first Hindi film to cross Rs 1,000 cr mark

 Update: 09:30, 22 February 2023

SRK’s Pathaan makes history, first Hindi film to cross Rs 1,000 cr mark

Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie Pathaan has created history for Bollywood by becoming the first-ever film to enter the 1000 crore club in the original Hindi language (excluding Chinese dub). Along with SRK, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham shared the screen.

Speaking about all languages, the film has become the 5th entrant of the elite club.

Helmed by Siddharth Anand, the action extravaganza took an earth-shattering start by becoming the first Hindi film to hit 100 crores on the opening day. In the first 6 days, the mark of 600 crores was crossed and as expected, the journey from 600 crores to 1000 crores took 21 days. Still, it’s among the fastest Indian films to achieve this feat.

As per the official update, Pathaan hit 1000 crores on Tuesday and the collection stands at an exact 1000 crores gross at the worldwide box office after 27 days. This makes this Shah Rukh Khan led action entertainer the second Bollywood film to make an entry into the 1000 crore club. First is Aamir Khan’s Dangal, which saw an unprecedented response coming in from China.

With Pathaan standing at the 5th spot, let’s take a look at the Indian films that have hit the 1000 crore mark globally so far:

Dangal (2016) – 1970 crores gross
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) – 1800 crores gross
KGF Chapter 2 (2022) – 1230 crores gross
RRR (2022) – 1206 crores gross
Pathaan (2023) – 1000 crores gross

Meanwhile, Pathaan has earned 623 crores gross from India, while in overseas, the film has earned 377 crores gross.