Mumbai, September 6, 2023: As per media reports, Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, ‘Jawan’ have enabled record-breaking in advance booking. At the time of writing this story, a total of 75 lakh tickets have been sold in India, as per ticket aggregator BookMyShow.
As per media reports, reflecting upon the current scenario at the ticket counters, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh said, “The overall scenario is very positive now. People are going back to the cinemas. Those who felt Hindi cinema was dead and no one wanted to watch it, I think it has completely changed the whole scenario in the last couple of months. It’s a great period to be in.”
Jawan to release in over 4500 screens
Film producer and trade expert, Girish Johar is confident that Jawan will cross the Rs 100 crore mark on the first day of its release (September 7). He told media houses, “The first-day expectations are skyrocketing high.
I am seeing the Rs 100 cr mark easily being crossed. I am expecting a start of around $4-5 million in overseas alone, which is around Rs 40 crore and a minimum of Rs 60 crore in India”.
He added that the hype around Jawan is “humongous” because of which cinema operators are planning to add more shows of the film. He confirmed that the film is releasing in over 4.5k screens and there will be morning shows of the film as well.
The ”ational”multiplexes have alone sold over 3 lakh tickets of Jawan. Film trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan shared on X (formerly Twitter), “SOLD 7 lac tickets & CROSSES ₹20 cr gross mark across all theatres in India. National Multiplexes alone sells 3 lac plus tickets for the opening day.” Sharing the breakup of the sales, he added, “National Multiplexes: PVR – 1,51,278, INOX – 1,06,297, CINEPOLIS – 52,615 Total SOLD Tickets – 3,10,190 Gross – ₹ 11.98 cr.”
He shared that the film has already earned Rs 20.06 crore from advance ticket sales, “City Wide: All Theatres Delhi Ncr – 54,238 – ₹ 2.57 cr Mumbai – 50,701 – ₹ 2.08 cr Bengaluru – 48,184 – ₹ 1.84 cr Hyderabad – 68,407 – ₹ 1.66 cr Kolkata – 45,977- ₹ 1.46 cr Chennai – 60,415- ₹ 1.06 cr India Wide All Theatres SOLD Tickets -7,27,200 Gross – ₹ 20.06 cr.”