The Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan has been on a roll since its release last week on January 25. Since then the film, which also features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, has proved to be unstoppable. In fact, the Yash Raj Film production directed by Siddharth Anand was released across 5500 screens in India and has been raking in the moolah. Similarly, in the overseas markets Pathaan, which hit 2500 screens globally, has been doing rather well. Going by reports, at the Australia box office Pathaan is all set to surpass the Deepika Padukone starrer Padmaavat as the highest-grossing Bollywood release in this market.
As of now, the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, Padmaavat, which featured Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Shahid Kapoor ranks as the highest-grossing Bollywood release at the Australia box office with a collection of 3,163,487 A$. However, with the response Pathaan has been enjoying the Shah Rukh Khan starrer looks set to surpass Padmaavat. With a collection of 2,781,388 A$, Pathaan is expected to become the highest-grossing Bollywood release in this market within the next few days.
As of now, trade predictions state that Pathaan, which has wowed the critics and the audience is sure to see its business growth further over its first week. In fact, estimates claim that the film could just emerge as the highest-grossing Bollywood released worldwide as well.
Top 5 Highest Grossers at the Australia Box Office
Padmaavat - 3,163,487 A$
Pathaan - 2,781,388 A$
Dangal - 2,623,780 A$
Sanju - 2,409,125 A$
PK - 2,108,655 A$