Mumbai, March 30 - After the super successful distribution in around 100 countries, Yash Raj Films is all set to release its mega-blockbuster Pathaan
starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham, and Deepika Padukone in China, Japan, and Latin America.
Pathaan, directed by Siddharth Anand, was released on January 25 this year and went on to cross approx. 1050 crores worldwide, becoming one of the biggest Indian blockbusters of all time. Now, YRF is planning for its wide release in China, which has emerged as a huge market for Hindi films over the years.
YRF is releasing its social comedy-drama "Sui Dhaaga – Made In India" (2018) in China on March 31. The studio's "Hichki" (2018) starring Rani Mukerji was massively successful in China, grossing around $21 million.
Apart from "Sui Dhaaga" and "Pathaan", YRF will also be releasing Rani Mukerji's "Mardaani 2" (2019) in China. The movie grossed about 67 crores worldwide in its original run and YRF is hopeful that "Mardaani 2" will create magic since the actress has 'tremendous equity in China' due to Hichki's success.
The release dates of "Pathaan" and "Mardaani 2" are not set yet in the aforementioned markets, but YRF CEO Akshaye Widhani said that the studio will give these two films the proper wide release soon.