The Producers Guild of India thanked all the state governments for ensuring that Shah Rukh Khan's latest film Pathaan released peacefully across the country. YRF's Pathaan, also starring John Abraham and Deepika Padukone has become the highest-grossing Hindi film to earn more than 100 crores in just two days at the box office.
Sharing the official statement on Twitter, the Producers Guild Of India penned, “The Producers Guild of India is deeply grateful to all the state governments for maintaining law and order, and ensuring peaceful release of the historic blockbuster Pathaan across India. Your efforts in safeguarding the sanctity of cinema so that it can entertain India and Indians has boosted the confidence of the Indian film industry."
Official Statement by Producers Guild of India thanking all state governments of India for ensuring the peaceful release of #Pathaan across the country#SeeYouAtTheMovies pic.twitter.com/4NBIip2b06
— Producers Guild of India (@producers_guild) January 28, 2023
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“Pathaan’s success is one of hope, one that makes us believe that the power of love can triumph over everything. We share this moment of victory with you all. Thank you for making this happen. Thank you for being enabler of history being scripted in India. #SeeYouAtTheMovies,” it added.
The trade organisation noted that thousands of people contribute to the Hindi film industry and the overall content producing fraternity, including television and streaming services. “The industry generates employment, contributes to the country’s economy and is among the most powerful and effective purveyors of India’s soft power across the world,” it said.