Bollywood movie Gadar 2 has beaten Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan to become the biggest Hindi grosser of all time. Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Thursday shared the latest domestic box office figures for the second part of the Gadar movie series, which is ₹524.75 crore nett in India. This makes the film to become the highest-grossing Hindi film in India. It has overtaken Pathaan which was released in January 2023.
On Thursday, Taran posted on X (formerly Twitter), “Gadar 2 crosses lifetime business of Pathaan’s Hindi version [ ₹524.53 crore] in India… Now no. 1 HIGHEST GROSSING FILM in Hindi in India…”
Further revealing about Gadar 2’s box office figures, he tweeted, “Business at a glance… Week 1: ₹284.63 cr (crore). Week 2: ₹134.47 cr. Week 3: ₹63.35 cr. Week 4: ₹27.55 cr. Week 5: ₹7.28 cr. Week 6: ₹4.72 cr. Weekend 7: ₹2.75 cr [till Wednesday]. Total: ₹524.75 crore nett in India.”
For the unversed, Gadar 2 featured Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, and Utkarsh Sharma in main roles. The period action drama film has taken the top spot in the highest-grossing Hindi films of all time. If reports are to be believed, Jawan that has been released on September 7 this year will soon be crossing the records created by Gadar 2, well that time will only tell!
Sunny and Ameesha’s Gadar 2 was released on 11 August 2023, a few days before India celebrated its Independence Day.
Jawan is slowly going to get into the RS 600 crore club in India as it has so far collected ₹579.93 crore net in all languages, as per a report by Sacnilk.com. Jawan was Shah Rukh’s second film this year and was released in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. The film was directed by South Indian film director Atlee and also featured Tamil film actors like Vijay Sethupathi and Nayanthara in key roles.
Meanwhile, the makers, cast, and crew of Gadar 2 are enjoying the success of the superhit movie. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was released in theatres in 2001 and it was the first part of the two-part film. In the part 1 film, Sunny Deol played the part of Tara Singh who was an Indian truck driver while Ameesha Patel played the role of a Pakistani woman Sakeena. Gadar 1 was about how Tara and Sakeena got married amid the India-Pakistan war.
This month, Gadar 2 makers hosted a grand party to celebrate the success of the film in Mumbai. The party saw many actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan, Dharmendra, Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani, and Shilpa Shetty among others being a part of the celebrations. Sunny’s son-actor Karan Deol shared on social media several inside photographs from the party.
If you haven’t yet watched Gadar 2 in theatres, don’t worry as the makers are planning to release the film on OTT platform Zee5 soon. So, don’t miss out on seeing what next happens in Tara and Sakeena’s love story and how Tara goes to Pakistan to rescue his son Jeete.