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The Legend Of Maula Jatt Box Office: Fawad Khan Starrer Breaks All Records For A Pakistani Film In Its Opening Weekend

Days before its October thirteen global release, the proprietor of the IMGC cinema corridor in Pakistan’s provincial city of Burewala changed into working round-the-clock to get his new theatre equipped for the lots-anticipated action-drama film, The Legend of Maula Jatt.

History is being made via this film, said Sheikh Amjad Rasheed, adding that he desired to be part of that history.

The Legend of Maula Jatt, written and directed by Bilal Lashari, is Pakistan’s most steeply-priced film ever, and it’s most ambitious.

It is likewise a remake of a hyper-masculine Punjabi movie that modified the direction of the enterprise forty-three years ago, and the Pakistani film industry is hoping for its resurrection via this one.

There are movies that do higher than different movies, and then there are movies that make an entire industry do higher. This is going to be the latter, Ammara Hikmat, the movie’s manufacturer,

I think it’s going to trade the way traders observe Pakistani films, and I wish filmmakers forestall gambling it safe after this.

The movie reportedly cost an unprecedented $4.6m to make in a country wherein the most important movies’ budgets had been under $1.5m. It earned $2.3m worldwide in its opening weekend.

The Legend of Maula Jatt is a recreation of the cult Punjabi classic movie Maula Jat (1979). Fawad Khan starrer was released on October 13, and over its first weekend, it witnessed record-breaking box office numbers. As per reports, this Pakistani-made and Punjabi-language film is the most expensive Pakistani movie ever made. Scroll below to know the box office numbers.

Fawad is the male lead of the movie. For the unversed, the actor has done some great projects in Bollywood as well, including Khoobsurat and Kapoor & Sons. Now, finally, he is getting global acclamation after his cameo in MCU’s Ms. Marvel series.

According to a recent report in Deadline, this action-fantasy movie has broken box-office records within its opening weekend. So far, The Legend of Maula Jatt has collected over half a million dollars. Across 79 locations in the UK, the film has earned $355,000, making it trend at no. 9 on the charts. In the US and Canada, the film grossed $290,000 and $235,000 respectively. On the other hand, in Australia, it earned $160,000. In both Canada and Australia, the Pakistani movie is trending at No. 6 in the charts, while in the United Arab Emirates, it reached No. 1 after earning over $515,000.

The Legend of Maula Jatt has opened in 25 markets worldwide, including Norway, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and South East Asia, and overall it has grossed $2.3 million globally.

Apart from Fawad Khan, who plays Maula Jatt in the movie, it also stars Mahira Khan as Mukhoo Jattni, Humaima Malik, Gohar Rasheed, and others in pivotal roles.

Well, Fawad Khan’s projects are finally getting their deserved recognition. What are your thoughts about The Legend of Maula Jatt’s box office collections? Let us know in the comments!

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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