Regarding Pathaan’s popularity, director Siddharth Anand stated that he thinks there is no such thing as a universal language for film. The box office success of Shah Rukh Khan’s most recent film, Pathaan, has director Siddharth Anand feeling overjoyed. Day 2 box office receipts for Pathaan: Film starring Shah Rukh Khan earns 70 cr in Hindi, setting yet another record. The movie had the greatest opening day for a Hindi film ever and marked Shah Rukh’s comeback to the big screen after a four-year absence. In response to the movie’s reception, Siddharth claimed that his production had written history.
Siddharth stated ““I’m hungrier than before to create more spectacles and immersive experiences like Pathaan. For me, yes numbers do matter. It is a validation of all the hard work but film-making is also a team game. So, I share this incredible moment with the entire cast and crew of Pathaan. Each one of us believed in a vision to create a never seen before theatrical experience that cuts across the length and breadth of the country and I’m glad we delivered on this promise,”
After the huge reactions and love by fans for the movie, Shah Rukh also took twitter and shared his feeling in a poetic manner “Gattaca movie ‘I never saved anything for the swim back’ I think life is a bit like that….You aren’t meant to plan your return…U r meant to move forward. Don’t come back…try to finish what u started. Just a 57yr olds’ advice things.”