Hold on to your seats, folks, because Shah Rukh Khan’s latest blockbuster film, Pathaan, is breaking boundaries like never before! This Hindi sensation has officially become the first film to premiere in Bangladesh after the partition of 1971, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Nelson D’Souza, Vice President of International Distributions, announced the upcoming theatrical release of the super hit movie ‘Pathan’ in Bangladesh on May 12th, stating that “Cinema has always been a unifying force between nations, races, and cultures. It transcends borders, galvanizes people and plays a significant hand in bringing people together. ”
“We are incredibly thrilled that Pathaan, which has done historic business worldwide, will now get a chance to entertain audiences in Bangladesh,” he added.
Expressing gratitude towards the authorities, he announced, “Pathaan is the first Hindi film to be released in Bangladesh after 1971, and we are grateful to them for granting permission.” He further disclosed that Shah Rukh Khan enjoys a substantial fan base in Bangladesh, which is why they chose to release his recent blockbuster in the country.
“We have learned over the years that Shah Rukh Khan has a tremendous fan following in Bangladesh and we feel Pathaan, our latest offering from YRF’s Spy Universe, is the perfect first film of SRK & Hindi cinema to release in the country and represent Indian culture and cinema in its full glory,” He further added.
The film “Pathaan” stars Shah Rukh Khan and is directed by Siddharth Anand. It was written by Shridhar Raghavan and Abbas Tyrewala, and also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in prominent roles. The plot centers around an Indian spy who confronts the leader of a gang of mercenaries, who have devised a nefarious plan to harm his country. According to News 18, the movie made a huge impact at the Indian box office, grossing over INR 1000 crore worldwide.