Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Jawan was released on September 7 and has been performing incredibly well at the box office. It has been a big success in India and achieved the milestone of becoming the fastest Bollywood film to cross the Rs 500 crore gross mark at the global box office.
Jawan director Atlee was recently felicitated during a special film screening for the Indian Army, the Mumbai Police, and the Traffic Police. He also signed a golden ticket as a gesture of appreciation.
At the event, Atlee praised Shah Rukh. He said, "It is very overwhelming and it is God's blessing. God is so kind to us, and I think we have done our part as filmmakers to entertain the audience. I think it is entertaining on the theatre screen, and people are really happy about it, and they are showering their love. Mainly, it's all because of Mr Shah Rukh sir, and thanks to Mr Shah Rukh sir, Red Chillies, and the entire core team who have worked with us day and night for the last three and a half years."
Atlee said they aimed to entertain the audience and appreciated the support they've received. He mentioned they would continue to work hard and deliver something great with their next film. He said, "The love you have given to us is going to keep us pumping up more, and we're going to come up with something great with the next film."
He also said, "I would love to work with everyone. I want to work with Salman sir. I want to work with Aamir sir. I want to work with Hrithik. This is my first Hindi film, so I'm really grateful to see the love. Thank you so much for supporting the film. And I hope you all enjoyed the film."
Jawan also stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi. The film has grossed Rs 520 crore worldwide in just four days of release.