Bollywood's beloved superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, has once again captured the hearts of audiences with his latest cinematic venture, 'Jawan,' directed by Atlee. Following his triumphant comeback in 'Pathaan,' the film raked in a staggering Rs 64 crore on its opening day for the Hindi version, surpassing the impressive Rs 55 crore collected by 'Pathaan' on its inaugural day.
The virtual world was abuzz as notable figures, both within and beyond the film industry, flooded social media with accolades for 'Jawan.' Among them was Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, who couldn't contain his excitement and admiration for SRK's performance.ALSO READ: Koffee with Karan 8: Sunny Deol says Shah Rukh Khan made actors a 'commodity'
In a tweet that set the internet on fire, Mahesh Babu hailed 'Jawan' as "Blockbuster cinema," praising Atlee for delivering "king-size entertainment" with the King himself. In his tweet, Mahesh Babu wrote, “#Jawan... Blockbuster cinema… @Atlee_dir delivers king size entertainment with the King himself!! Comes up with his career's best film… The aura, charisma, and screen presence of @iamsrk are unmatched… He’s on fire here !! Jawan will break his own records… how cool is that!! Stuff of the legends."
In response, Shah Rukh Khan thanked him and wrote, “Thank u so much. Everyone is so thrilled you liked it. Big love to you and family. Very encouraging to hear your kind words. Will keep working harder now to entertain. Love you my friend.”
'Jawan' marks the first-ever collaboration between Shah Rukh Khan and director Atlee; the results speak for themselves. Adding to the film's allure is the inclusion of Nayanthara, often hailed as the 'lady superstar' of South Indian cinema, making her Bollywood debut. Vijay Sethupathi, known for his versatile acting, steps into the role of the antagonist, promising an electrifying on-screen showdown with SRK.
The star-studded ensemble cast of 'Jawan' extends beyond its leading luminaries. With talents like Sunil Grover, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, Girija Oak, Ridhi Dogra, Lehar Khan, Aaliyah Qureishi, and Eijaz Khan, among others, the film promises a captivating and multifaceted viewing experience. Adding to the excitement, Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Dutt make special appearances, adding their unique charm to the cinematic tapestry.