The official trailer of Shah Rukh Khan‘s comeback movie Pathaan is out, while its theatrical release is set for January 25, 2023. The film also stars Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, Ashutosh Rana, and Adam Driver in pivotal roles, while Salman Khan might make a cameo appearance.
The movie has been shot on multiple locations like India, Afghanistan, Spain, Italy, France, and UAE. Its OTT rights have been reportedly bagged by Amazon Prime Video for Rs.100 crore, while its trailer has gained more than 3.6 million views within a few hours of its launch, whilst generating many controversies as well with a massive Rs.250 crore budget.
- Pathaan release date in theatres is January 25th, 2023.
- Pathaan official trailer was released yesterday on January 10, 2023 and has garnered over 3.6 million views and counting, which speaks of the clout that SRK commands.
- Pathan stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham, while Dimple Kapadia, Ashutosh Rana, and Adam Driver play supporting roles.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Latest Release Pathaan’s Official Trailer Out
SRK fans finally have a reason to celebrate as the trailer of the much-awaited Pathaan is finally out, which is created and distributed by Yash Raj Films production house and theatrically releasing on January 25, 2023 and belongs to the spy action thriller genre.
Its OTT rights have been apparently bagged by Amazon Prime Video for Rs.100 crore, which is a little low for a Shah Rukh Khan film, who is making a comeback after a 5-year exile, with his last release being the critically and commercially panned Zero (2018).
The movie has been shot on multiple locations like India, Afghanistan, Spain, Italy, France, Russia, UAE, and Turkey, which can be expected of a spy thriller movie where the protagonist is a RAW agent.
The movie also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham playing key roles, alongside veterans like Dimple Kapadia and Ashutosh Rana lending able support to the project, as revealed in the trailer that showed Kapadia playing a RAW chief discussing Outfit X, a terror organization headed by John Abraham.
The trailer revealed Abraham’s character planning a terrorist attack in India, while Kapadia wants to get Shah Rukh Khan’s character Pathaan back from his exile, while Deepika’s character too is shown as another officer fighting Outfit X.
The movie is being helmed by Siddharth Anand as the director and stars Shah Rukh Khan in the main lead role of Pathaan, a RAW field agent, supported by Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, Adam Driver, and Ashutosh Rana, while Salman Khan is strongly speculated to make a cameo.
Aditya Chopra is producing the film under his family banner of Yash Raj Films, while Vishal-Shekhar have given the music for the venture, which has received mixed reviews from the general public, with one of its songs getting embroiled in a major controversy.
|Shah Rukh Khan
|Colonel Sunil Luthra
|Avinash Singh “Tiger” Rathore (cameo)
|Spy Action Thriller
|Shaleena Nathani/Mamta Anand/Niharika Jolly
Pathaan Movie Budget
The movie has been made at a budget of Rs.250 crore, which is a high budget film with top Bollywood actors for which Shah Rukh Khan has taken a huge remuneration of Rs.100 crore, while his co-star Deepika Padukone has taken Rs.15 crore and John Abraham has charged Rs.20 crore.
Pathaan OTT Release: Where to Watch on OTT?
While the movie’s theatrical release is set for January 25, 2023, in three languages (Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu), its OTT release will be confirmed by Amazon Prime Video that has bagged its streaming rights, which might happen in late March to early April 2023.
The movie’s story an exiled field operative from India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) who is assigned the dangerous task of taking down terrorist organization “Outfit X”, which is planning deadly terror attacks in India, in which he is aided by another officer, played by Deepika Padukone.
Pathaan Shooting Location
Keeping in with the movie’s plot, Pathaan has been shot extensively throughout multiple locations in India and abroad like Afghanistan, Russia, France, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and UAE.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Pathaan (2023)
- When will Pathaan release in theatres?
Answer- Pathaan will be theatrically released worldwide on January 25, 2023.
2. In which genre does Pathaan fall?
Answer- Pathaan falls under the Action Spy Thriller genre.
3. What is the budget of Pathaan?
Answer- Pathaan has been made at a modest budget of Rs.250 crore.
While Pathaan is one of the most awaited movies of the year, it doesn’t mean that it is free of controversy as one of its popular songs, Besharam Rang, has been massively criticized by right-wing Hindu groups for disrespecting the Saffron colour as the song shows Deepika dancing in an orange bikini, although the shot is just a few seconds.
Many BJP politicians too called out Deepika Padukone and the makers for portraying Saffron in bad light, for which actress Swara Bhaskar too made her opinions public on the matter by stating that, “Politicians should focus on their work and not on actresses’ clothes”, and showed her support for the film.