Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s dark action thriller, Pathaan has hit the screens across the globe today. Along with Hindi, the film had a simultaneous release in Telugu and Tamil versions as well. Directed by Siddharth Anand of War fame, the film was opened to postive word of mouth from the North audience.
The advance bookings trend for Pathaan in domestic circuits and overseas hint that the film will post solid numbers on the opening during this Republic Day weekend. As per the early estimates by a few Bollywood trade experts, the film will witness more than Rs 50 crore gross opening in India alone.
Meanwhile, the fresh update is that reputed digital streaming platform, Amazon Prime Video has bagged the digital streaming rights of Pathaan. Reportedly, the OTT platform invested a bomb and bagged the post-theatrical streaming rights, say sources. As the film is carrying positive word of mouth, Pathaan is expected to be available online only in March
Co-starring Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Ashutosh Rana and Dimple Kapadia in key roles, Pathaan also has Salman Khan in a key cameo. Pathaan is said to be part of Yash Raj Films’ spy universe.