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Fan box office collections: SRK’s film earns Rs. 19.20 cr. on first day


Fan box office collections: Shah Rukh Khan film had a superb opening and has minted Rs. 19.20 cr. on the first day of its release.

Fan box office collections are out and Shah Rukh Khan’s star power has yet again proved why he is called Bollywood’s Baadshah. SRK’S film dominated the box office on the opening day of its release.

The movie had a superb opening and has minted Rs. 19.20 cr. on the first day of its release.

Shah Rukh Khan, who came back with a negative role after a long time, was also praised by the critics and film fraternity for his performance as fan Gaurav and superstar Aryan Khanna in the film directed by Maneesh Sharma.

Bollywood Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the first day collections of SRK’s Fan.

Fan has been released in a total of 4600+ screens worldwide spanning 3500+ screen counts in India and 1100+ international screens.

With this box office numbers, Shah Rukh Khan’s Fan has shot up to the top position beating Akshay Kumar’s Airlift with Rs. 12.35 cr. and the recently released Jon Favreau’s The Jungle book with Rs. 10.09 cr. on the opening day.

Indian Express critic Shubhra Gupta also gave Fan three and half stars and has praised SRK for his performance.

She writes: “I am happy to report that ‘Fan’ is a triumph. Shah Rukh Khan is played to all his strengths, and he plays it just right, gliding in and out of the star and the fan, creating distinct identities and outlines in one scene, and blurring the lines just so in the next. It is a wonderful, grasping, knowing performance, the actor and the star all rolled in one, all at our service, even as they service Shah Rukh Khan’s stratospheric stardom. But, and this is the thing, the film does not simper or slobber. It is not in thrall to its star, even when it recognizes his stardom. It goes at itself with with a raised devil’s eyebrow ( just like SRK’s) and a nod and a wink, and brings us in on the joke. And Shah Rukh Khan keeps pace with us, all the way.”

SRK’s last year’s release Dilwale had Rs. Rs. 148.72 cr. in India and his Happy New Year, which released n 2014 was a commercial success and earned Rs. Rs. 203 cr. in India. His other hit was Rohit Shetty’s Chennai Express (2013). The film earned Rs. 227.13 cr. during its lifetime.

While Friday has been lucky so far for Fan, it remains to be seen how the movie performs on Saturday and Sunday and in the coming days.

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