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Business News/ News / India/  Jawan press conference: Shah Rukh Khan gets overwhelmed by fans' reactions

Shah Rukh Khan and the entire team of "Jawan" celebrated the film's remarkable success at a press meet held at Yash Raj Films Studios in Mumbai on September 15. Since its release on September 7, the movie has raked in nearly 700 crore at the box office, reported PTI.

Ahead of the press conference celebrating the success of "Jawan," Shah Rukh Khan's fans gathered outside YRF Studio with a massive banner, showcasing their support and enthusiasm for the film's achievements.

Shah Rukh Khan was left in awe as fans erupted in cheers during his entrance at the "Jawan" press conference. Even during the press conference, SRK had to shush the fans a number of times as they continued to cheer for their idol.

Shah Rukh Khan expressed his gratitude to fans for the overwhelming success of "Jawan" and dedicated this achievement to the film's technical team, whom he hailed as the true heroes and heroines behind the movie.

Also read: Jawan Box Office collection Day 7: Shah Rukh Khan’s movie sells over 1.8 lakh tickets in Day 8 advance booking

Nayanthara, the film's leading lady, was unable to attend the event due to her mother's birthday celebration. Shah Rukh Khan sent a special birthday wish from the stage, and Nayanthara expressed her gratitude in a recorded message for the support she received from fans and the media.

Directed by renowned Tamil filmmaker Atlee, this pan-India production features a stellar cast including Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and a special appearance by Deepika Padukone. "Jawan" was released worldwide on September 7 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.

Shah Rukh Khan mentioned that the journey of creating "Jawan" spanned four years, primarily due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Reflecting on this extended timeline, Shah Rukh Khan remarked, “Very seldom do we get this opportunity that we get to live so many years with a film. 'Jawan' has been with us for four years because of Covid and time constraints."

Also read: ‘Jawan is indeed about…’: Read Shah Rukh Khan's response to fan's daughter

"A lot of people didn't return to their homes. There are many who had their kids here, like director Atlee. The real heroes and heroines of this film are the technicians who worked hard for the last four years," said Shah Rukh.

In a post on X (formerly twitter) one of the user posted a photo of Director Atlee pointing towards Shah Rukh Khan and captioned it," Atlee saab's direction mode still ON. Jawan"

One user posted a video of the press conference on social media platform Instagram and suggested the excitement and happiness among fans over sight of Shah Rukh khan and Deepika Padukone. He captioned it, “Fans enjoy with their heart out at the press conference of Jawan !" 

Deepika disclosed that she was in Hyderabad filming for 'Project K' when SRK and Atlee approached her, outlining her role in the movie. She expressed that the length of her character didn't matter as much as the significant impact it had on the narrative.

Speaking about her collaboration with SRK, she said, "When Shah Rukh and I are working together, we are not just co-stars, it’s not formal, there is just a lot of love and that’s what always comes through in our work."

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Updated: 16 Sep 2023, 09:59 AM IST
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