Jawan is winning the hearts of the audience at the theatres. Fans love the performance of their favourite Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan in his latest film. After much anticipation, Jawan was released on the big screens on 7th September 2023. Since then, the film has been minting big bucks at the box office. Now, beating Sunny Deol for his Gadar 2 film collection, Shah Rukh Khan takes back his place as the highest-grossing star in a single year. It seems our King Khan has taken back his rightful throne.
Shah Rukh Khan has beaten Akshay Kumar’s record with only two films and has become the highest-grossing actor of the year. Earlier, Akshay Kumar had the spot by featuring in 4 films in a year that led up to the total collection of Rs 793 crores. Let us remind you, it has only been one week since Jawan’s release and the film is supposed to stay at the theatres for more days. Taking this into consideration, Jawan has done a phenomenal job and has broken some massive records within a few days of its release. We cannot wait to see what more the film does in the coming days. Apart from Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar, the top-grossing stars of a single year include Ranveer Singh, Salman Khan, and Sunny Deol. Check out the list below.
Highest Grossing actors in a single year:
1. Shah Rukh Khan (2023) – Rs 793 crores (Pathaan + Jawan 5 days)
2. Akshay Kumar (2019) – Rs 746.50 crores (Kesari + Mission Mangal + Housefull 4 + Good Newwz)
3. Ranveer Singh (2018) – Rs 522.25 crores (Padmaavat + Simmba)
4. Salman Khan (2015) – Rs 510 crores (Bajrangi Bhaijaan + Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)
5. Sunny Deol (2023) – Rs 508 crores (Gadar 2 in 1 month)
Jawan has created history at the box office as within 5 days the film made rs 300 crores in India and 580 crores overseas. This proves that SRK’s fandom has no limits or borders. The action era of Shah Rukh Khan has been proving successful. For decades, the actor had us intertwined in his fingers with his on-screen romance and charm. Shah Rukh Khan is known as the King of Romance in Bollywood. However, it seems SRK also wanted the badge of best action hero of Bollywood.