Pathan box office advance booking report full, likely to challenge all-time high bookings like Bahubali 2, KGF 2 and War


Shah Rukh Khan is back to the big screen after a long break of four years and that in itself should ensure it tops at the box office with all cinema audiences. Pathaan’s partial advance bookings began Wednesday to a huge response, prompting cinema owners in the country to start booking ahead of schedule already planned. Pathaan started its advance booking on Thursday, setting a record for selling approximately 1.17 lakh tickets in 24 hours.

Pathaan sells 1.71 tickets at PVR, Inox & Cinepolis:

Pre-orders began in earnest on Friday, and the film continues to be in demand nationwide as well as worldwide. As of 6pm on Friday, Pathaan has sold approximately 1.71 lakh tickets across its three national chains: PVR, Inox and Cinepolis. The film is set to close its second day of pre-sales across three national chains with ticket sales of around 2.00 lakh. Given the rate of pre-orders, Pathaan is likely to challenge all-time high bookings like Bahubali 2, KGF 2 and War. For those who don’t know, Bahubali 2 holds the record for pre-selling 6.50 lakh tickets on 3 chains on opening day, KGF 2 is war with 5.15 lakh tickets, then 4.05 lakh tickets.

Pathaan expectations

Pathaan is hoping for The Best of War by Tuesday to mark the biggest step forward for Bollywood cinema to date, and it will be interesting to see if it can come in a similar scope to KGF 2. Progress marks a record-breaking non-holiday opening. for bankruptcy. A Rs 40 crore start seems certain at this point considering advance ticket sales, but we are not even ruling out the possibility of Rs 45 crore. Khan fronted the action entertainer also starring Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.

Within two days of pre-booking, Pathaan has already topped the final run of all Bollywood releases of 2022 except for Brahmastra, which sold 3.02 lakh tickets on its opening day. Films such as 83, Drishyam 2, RRR (Hindi) and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 sold 1.17 lakh, 1.16 lakh and 1.03 lakh tickets respectively from the three chains on their opening day. The films with the highest development (Hindi film industry) in terms of ticket sales are War (4.05 Lakh), Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (3.40 Lakh), Thugs of Hindostan (3.16 Lakh), Sultan (3.10 Lakh) and Dangal (3.05 Lakh). . Lakh), Brahmastra (3.02 Lakh), Sanju (2.94 Lakh), Tiger Zinda Hai (2.76 Lakh) and Mission Mangal (2.71 Lakh), Pathaan are aiming for the top spot on this list and are in the same range as KGF 2.

Pathaan scoring a bumper opening:

As far as releases go, Pathaan will easily try to break the non-holiday record for Bollywood films. Currently, the top two non-holiday opening records are in the same range as Sanju (Rs 3419) and Tiger Jindahai (Rs 34.12 million). Despite the non-holiday factor, Pathaan had to surpass Bahubali 2 (Rs 40.73 crore) to become the biggest non-holiday release ever for any film on the Hindi circuit as well as Bollywood.

Early reactions to advance ticket sales indicated a bumper opening for Pathaan, bringing the total number of bumper openings for Shah Rukh Khan to 17. It starts at 7:00 am, but if the momentum continues, we can see the midnight screenings start from midnight on the second day of the movie, January 26th. Pathaan’s evening show on January 25th saw a big spike due to the second-day public holiday, which is largely motivated by a launch one day before Republic Day.