Debjit Mukherjee: Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan has opened to a strong response by loyal Shah Rukh Khan fans and audience. While early estimates show that the film is likely to collect Rs 50 crore on opening day, many on social media continued to trend the hashtag of #BoycottPathaan.
Some parts of the country like Karnataka and Indore have seen protest at theatres as well. Protestors belonging to Hindu Jagran Manch threw stones at a theatre screening Pathaan in Karnataka’s Kalburgi area, as per reports. Security has been increased at Shetty theatre.