“RRR” has already etched its name in Japanese history by completing an uninterrupted 200-day run in the international market, while also claiming the title of the “Highest Grossing Indian Film” in the country, amassing an impressive collection of approximately 119 crores gross. While this achievement is monumental, the question remains: can “Pathaan” dethrone its predecessor?
The Shah Rukh Khan starrer witnessed a frenzy among audiences, primarily due to its significance as the superstar's comeback film. It was a make-or-break moment for the iconic actor, and he undeniably emerged triumphant. The craze surrounding “Pathaan” extended beyond India, captivating audiences in UAE, Australia, and various other international markets. Now, with Japan emerging as a growing market for Indian films and considering the immense popularity Shah Rukh Khan enjoys, expectations are sky-high.
Scheduled for release on September 1st, “Pathaan” is poised to make a significant impact in Japan, fueled by the overwhelmingly positive reviews it has garnered worldwide. Undoubtedly, “RRR” had an advantageous position, receiving accolades from international filmmakers and even securing a spot at prestigious events like the Golden Globes and the Oscars. However, the power and influence of Shah Rukh Khan cannot be underestimated. Only time will reveal the outcome.
Disclaimer: The box office numbers provided are based on estimates from various sources and have not been independently verified.