Shah Rukh Khan is going through a dry patch at the domestic boxoffce but star has unbeatable boxoffice history in Pakistan. Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal had released in August back in 2017 and the film had taken a bumper start in Pakistan.
Jab Harry Met Sejal opened with PKR 23 million on its opening day which was second biggest opening day for Hindi films back in 2017 as the opening day was only behind Sultan back then. Furthermore, it was biggest non Holiday opening Day for Hindi films at that time. Film’s opening day still falls in top 5 opening days of all time in Pakistan. Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal had taken bumper start all over the multiplexes and its opening occupancies at multiplexes still stand tall as one of the biggest openings of all time.
Jab Harry Met Sejal then went on to collect PKR 65.4 million in its opening weekend making it second biggest opening weekend of time for Hindi film back in 2017. The film had become highest Hindi grossing film of 2017 in just three days beating Baahubali 2 (PKR 55 million) and Badrinath Ki Dulhania (PKR 49.5 million).
The film despite having extremely negative reviews had concluded its opening Week with PKR 87.5 million. The film’s opening Week numbers were among top 10 opening Weeks of all time back in 2017. The film had held the top position of highest grossing film of 2017 till October when Golmaal Again overtook it but the opening day and Weekend records of 2017 stood with Jab Harry Met Sejal consolidating Shah Rukh Khan as one of the biggest boxoffice crowed pullers in Pakistan.