In spite of Pathaan’s ‘Besharam Rang’ controversy and continued protests, the movie managed advanced booking before its release. However, recently claims of empty theatre shocked the fans. Here is the entire story.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan movie finally hit nationwide screens on January 25. SRK’s popularity was visible as the movie raked a whopping revenue at both domestic and International Box Office. If the reports are to be believed the movie did a revenue of an estimated Rs 50 Crore opening on the first day of release. and already had created a stir even before its release. Especially after the first song ‘Besharam Rang’ released showing Deepika in Saffron Bikini, hell broke loose. Many political parties had asked for the ban in movie release. Many social media had reported to the claims of empty theatre release, however, Fans reacted to SRK movie Pathaan’s failure claims.
Truth behind Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan Empty Cinema Halls
Social Media’s pictures of Pathaan Empty Cinema Halls had saddened many of the star’s fans. There were tweets that reflected empty cinema halls asking if Pathaan is a flop or a hit. But the catch was that ‘Pathaan’ did not play in the backdrop. Fans of ‘Pathaan’ have come forward and re-shared videos of people leaving their seats and dancing in theaters to the closing song of the film ‘Jhoome Jo Pathaan’ and ‘Besharam Rang’ during the show.
However, according to many users, video reflected people dancing in the theatres. All the celebrations contradicted the earlier claims. There were people dancing in the theatres and screaming to the songs. Most of the fans related the pictures of empty seats as a means to provoke violence.
“Audience started dancing on #JhoomeJoPathaan song in the cinema hall. People celebrating @iamsrk movie after four years,” wrote another. “Saw some tweets claiming theaters are empty and no one is watching #Pathaan.”Pathaan Movie Reaction
Pathaan Movie Star Cast
Siddharth Anand helmed movie Pathaan received a great response after its release. Movie opened in more than 5,000 plus screens in metropolitan cities. Show started from as early as 6-7:00 AM, and continued till post-midnight i.e., at 12:30 AM. Movie stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Ashutosh Rana, and Dimple Kapadia in pivotal roles. Also making a cameo is Salman Khan in the post-credit scene of the film.
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