Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan had been entangled in controversy since the release of its First song. Since its release, the movie has continued to break records at the Box Office. Many movie actors have come in support of the movie since then. Latest to lend the support is the National award-winning actor, Prakash Raj.
Shah Rukh Khan’s come back movie release date had excited all his fans. However, since the first song released, the movie has been mired in controversy. Protests and demand to ban the movie were cited. However, there had been many actors who lent their support. The latest in the list is the National award-winning actor, Prakash Raj. Renowned actor and Producer Prakash Raj slammed Pathaan’s Boycott group.
Owing to the controversies, many people were expecting a hit at the movie’s gross revenue. However, the negative publicity helped to work in favour of the movie. Subsequently, when the movie released in theatres, Pathaan rose to a roaring applause of the audience. Since then, the action thriller has continued to break box office records.
As the actioner continues to smash box office records, Prakash Raj has taken a dig at the boycott gang, calling what they say as ‘sound pollution’.
Mocking the Boycott Gang, Prakash Raj slammed Pathaan’s critics
Noted actor and director was talking at Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters in Kerala. Touching on the boycott Pathaan controversy, the actor referred to the record breaking numbers of SRK and Deepika starrer movie. He took a dig with the following words. For the unversed, Prakash supported Deepika earlier during the release of her song Besharam Rang.
“They wanted to ban Pathaan. It’s going 700 crores. These idiots, who wanted to ban Pathaan, did not run Modi’s film for 30 crores. They are just barking, they don’t bite. Don’t worry. Sound pollution!”Prakash Raj Hit at Pathaan Critics
Pathaan beats Dangal to emerge Highest grossing Bollywood movie
Pathan’s record setting revenue was a jab on the critics who protested the release of the film. The movie now has overtaken Dangal to become the highest-grossing Bollywood film. A noted Trade Analyst commented the following on the 12 day revenue of the movie.
Weekend 2 [#Hindi]… EXCELLENT jump on [second] Sat and Sun adds power to the BIG TOTAL… [Week 2] Fri 13.50 cr, Sat 22.50 cr, Sun 27.50 cr. Total: ₹ 414.50 cr. #Hindi. #India biz.”Trade Pandits analysis of the Pathaan’s profits.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan is the actor’s first of three releases coming this year. The other two are Dunki and Jawan.