In a video, a group of VHP workers can be seen protesting against Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan while holding the film’s posters. Later, they are seen stomping the posters and burning them. The posters can be seen with ‘boycott’ message written on it.
#WATCH | Karnataka: VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) supporters protest against the release of Shah Rukh Khan’s movie ‘P… https://t.co/1eh7kvUINp
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Meanwhile, the exhibitors have increased the shows of Pathaan by 300 after the first show itself. The total screen count has now reached to 8,000 screens worldwide, 5,500 screens in India and 2,500 screens overseas. This is an all-time highest screen count for any Hindi movie till date.
The movie, which also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, has opened to rave reviews from the critics and audience alike. Fans have been going gaga over the high-octane action sequences. People have also showered praises on Salman Khan’s cameo as Tiger and said that it was the best special appearance ever.
Just a day before the release, Katrina Kaif had urged the audience not to give out spoilers. “My friend Pathaan is on a dangerous mission. It is very important in the interest of national security that you don’t reveal anything about this. You are all part of this classified mission now. Zoya,” she wrote while sharing a still from her movie Tiger 3.
Tiger 3 will see Salman reprising his role of a RAW agent Avinash Singh Rathore aka Tiger, while Katrina will be seen playing the female lead, Zoya. Both Pathaan and Tiger 3 come under Aditya Chopra’s ambitious spy universe.