“Love forever trumps hate”: Karan Johar takes jibe at the Boycott Gang as Pathaan enters 100 crore club
Pathaan went on to hit the all-time box office record of Bollywood will easily surpass the 100 crores mark in India on Jan 26-
Bollywood veteran filmmaker Karan Johar has slammed critics and the boycott gang after SRK-led Pathaan broke an all-time record to become the biggest Bollywood openers. Taking to social media he wrote, ‘Love forever trumps hate’.
The multi-starrer action thriller Pathaan was released on January 25th after facing boycott calls and protests against the film's cast and crew in recent weeks. The film, which has now become the biggest Bollywood opener ever, earning ₹57 crores in India on its first day as per YRF, was praised by KJo for earning ' ₹100 crores and above in one day (worldwide figures)'. The filmmaker also went gaga over 'mega star' Shah Rukh, calling him the 'greatest of all time'.
He posted on his Instagram stories the poster of SRK’s Pathaan, "Hits beyond a century!!! ₹100 crores and above in one day! GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) megastar SRK, visionary and legendary YRF and Adi (Aditya Chopra) … Sid (Siddharth Anand), Deepika, John!!! Wow." Accompanied by a series of firecracker emojis in the note.
He went on to further write, "Love forever trumps hate! Mark this date..." Dharma Productions’ boss on Wednesday posted a long note praising Siddharth Anand and Aditya Chopra, calling Pathaan the ‘biggest blockbuster’, in the previous post he wrote, "I don’t remember when I last had such a fun time at the movies!!!! This one’s just the biggest blockbuster!!! Mega is the word!!! The charm, charisma, superstardom, desirability and sheer brilliance of Shah Rukh Khan… the hottest, most beautiful and sensationally gorgeous agent you will ever find Deepika Padukone, the sexiest and most desirable villain John Abraham..."
Pathaan’s whopping ₹ 57 crores on day one came at the domestic box office across languages including, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. Besides, Shah Rukh Khan, who is returning to the big screen after his Zero release back in 2018, the film also features Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Dimple Kapadia, and Ashutosh.