‘Pathaan’ trumps ‘Baahubali 2’ at the worldwide box office!

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In cinema, box office figures are the ultimate measure of success. And in the latest global box office race, a new champion has emerged: “Pathaan”. This Bollywood blockbuster has taken down the mighty “Baahubali 2” to claim the top spot. Let’s look closer at this victory for “Pathaan” and what it means for the film industry.

‘Pathaan’ Takes Down “Baahubali 2” in Global Box Office Race!

Pathan crossed the Rs 1,000-crore gross mark worldwide last week. It has broken Baahubali 2’s record and has become the highest-grossing Hindi film ever. In the domestic market, the film’s overall box-office collection now stands at Rs 530 Crore net, or Rs 640 crore gross. Overseas its earnings have crossed Rs 388 crore. Its overall earnings now stand at an astounding 1026 crore rupees gross.

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“Pathaan” stars Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. The action-packed film follows a Raw officer who must confront his past and protect his loved ones. With over $50 million budget, “Pathaan” was one of the most expensive Indian films ever made. But it has more than recouped its costs, grossing over $800 million worldwide to become the highest-grossing Indian film ever.

The previous record holder was “Baahubali 2”, which grossed around $700 million worldwide in 2017. The epic fantasy film, directed by S. S. Rajamouli, was a cultural phenomenon in India and beyond.

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But “Pathaan” has easily surpassed this record, thanks to its massive marketing campaign, star power, and universal appeal. It has proven that Indian cinema can compete with Hollywood on the global stage.

A Victory for Pathaan: The New Box Office King!

The success of “Pathaan” is a major milestone for Bollywood and Indian cinema. It shows that audiences worldwide are hungry for diverse stories and representation on screen.

Shah Rukh Khan, a leading actor in Bollywood for over three decades, has once again proven his star power and appeal. He has also broken stereotypes about ageism and leading roles in Indian cinema.

Congratulations to the team, ‘Baahubali 2’ producer Shobu Yarlagadda tweeted, “Congratulations to @iamsrk sir, Siddharth Anand @yrf and the entire team of Pathaan on crossing @BaahubaliMovie 2 Hindi NBOC. Records are meant to be broken, and I am happy it was @iamsrk who did it!”

Moreover, the success of “Pathaan” has spurred a wave of optimism and excitement in the film industry. Producers and filmmakers are now more willing to take risks and invest in big-budget projects with global appeal.

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This bodes well for the future of Indian cinema, which Hollywood has long overshadowed in terms of budget and resources. With “Pathaan” as its new box office king, Indian cinema has proven to hold its own in the global arena.

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The victory of “Pathaan” over “Baahubali 2” in the global box office race is a testament to the power of Indian cinema and the changing tastes of audiences worldwide.

It is a victory for diversity, representation, and creativity in the film industry. And it is a sign of more exciting things from Bollywood and Indian cinema. Congratulations to “Pathaan” and everyone involved in its production!