Actor Shahrukh Khan’s film ‘Pathan’, which is going to make a comeback on the big screen after four years, has created a new record of selling tickets during advance booking for films released so far in the country. This film has also broken the record of Hindi film ‘Bahubali 2’ for selling maximum advance booking tickets among all the films released so far in the country. Yeh Kab has crossed the highest advance booking ticket sales figure of Hrithik Roshan’s film ‘War’ among films originally made in Hindi. Releasing on January 25, ‘Pathan’ is also releasing in Telugu and Tamil and the advance booking ticket sales of the Telugu version of the film are considered to be very good.
6.63 lakh tickets sold in advance booking
According to the figures received till Sunday night, more than six lakh 63 thousand tickets have been sold in the advance booking of Yash Raj Films’ presentation film ‘Pathan’. This is the highest number of tickets sold in advance booking before the release of a Hindi film. Earlier this record was held by Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor’s film ‘War’ which managed to sell around four lakh tickets in advance booking. ‘Pathan’ has also broken the record of selling 5.5 lakh tickets in advance booking of the film ‘KGF 2’.
,bahubali 2, had sold 6.50 lakh tickets
Now there is no movie in Advance Booking Ticket Sale ahead of ‘Pathan’. Prior to this, the film ‘Bahubali 2’ has been at number one, which sold 6.50 lakh tickets before its release. The advance booking of the film has picked up pace since last Saturday and if the earnings from ticket sales are added then it has crossed Rs 20 crores. It is believed that this film will make a grand opening on the first day of its release. The release is happening on a weekday (non-holiday) and the figures so far are telling that the opening of the film is going to be between 40 to 50 crores.
Look at the opening day figures
Till now, the record of first day earnings in the films released in Hindi in the country is with the film ‘KGF 2’, which took a grand opening of Rs 53.95 crore last year. Among the films made in Hindi, this record is held by the film ‘War’, which has an opening of Rs 53.35 crore. In the case of films released on working days, this record is with the film ‘Sanju’ which earned Rs 34.19 crore on the first day of its release. Looking at the advance booking of the film ‘Pathan’, it is believed that this film will definitely break the record of ‘Bahubali 2’ Hindi on the first day of its release, which took an opening of Rs 41 crore.
Ticket sales records in advance booking
Here are the first 15 Indian Hindi released movies that sold the most tickets in advance bookings:
Tickets sold in advance booking
|Prem ratan dhan payo
|thugs of hindostan
|brahmastra part one shiva
|Tiger Zinda Hai