Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer Pathaan released in theaters on January 25. Not only SRK fans, Bollywood celebrities including Hrithik Roshan, Anurag Kashyap, Rajkummar Rao, Patralekha, Bhumika Chawla and many others watched the film on the first day. Many celebs like Sussanne Khan, Gauri Khan, Rani Mukerji, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Vaibhavi Merchant and Vidyut Jammwal were also spotted at Pathaan’s special screening on Wednesday. Read also: Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan pose for photos; Vaibhavi Merchant dances Besharam Rang at Pathaan screening. Watch
Actor Vidyut Jammwal along with partner fashion designer Nandita Mahtani arrived for the Pathaan screening. The actor, regarded as one of the best action heroes in Bollywood, became an SRK fanboy and told paparazzi as he entered the venue, “Duniya ke sabse bade action superstar ko dekhne ja raha hoon of the world).” Actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh were also photographed as they arrived for the screening. The pair wore matching black outfits. Ranveer also wore black sunglasses. Rani Mukerji was also seen on Wednesday at the special screening of Pathaan. The movie is produced by Yash Raj Films.
Rani posed for a group photo with Gauri Khan, Susan Khan as well as their friends and stars of the Netflix show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives – Neelam Kothari, Maheep Kapoor and Bhavna Pandey; Seema Sajdeh was missing from the photos shared during the Pathaan screening. Designer Nandita Mahtani posted some photos from the screening and wrote on Instagram, “Pathaan! What a movie! Gauri, Shah Rukh… congratulations!”
earlier in the day, Hrithik Roshan was seen with his son in a theater in Mumbai watching Pathaan. Hrithik’s nephew and aspiring actor Pashmina Roshan had also joined them. Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan and wife Pinkie Roshan also saw Pathaan in a theatre. Actors Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha also watched Pathaan in a theatre. After watching the film, Patralekha told the paparazzi, “Great. Loved it and (the music was) too good.”
Filmmaker Sajid Khan, who recently appeared on Bigg Boss 16, told paparazzi after watching Pathan that the action in the film was ‘fantastic’. Govinda’s daughter Tina Ahuja and son Yashvardan Ahuja were also seen outside a theater in Mumbai watching Pathaan. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap also watched Pathaan in a theater on Wednesday and said in Hindi, “It’s a very special movie for all of us, Shah Rukh is back on the big screen…”
After Shah Rukh Khan back with Pathaan, wild scenes of partying were seen in theaters across India as fans cheered, danced and threw confetti in and out of the venues to celebrate the actor’s first film in a lead role in four years. Shah Rukh featured in an extended cameo in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva which was released in September 2022. Shah Rukh’s last full role was in Zero (2018). Besides Shah Rukh, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham star in Pathaan and it is directed by Siddharth Anand. The action film was released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on 25 January.