Aamir Khan was reportedly holding an unbeatable seven-year-old record
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Besides setting the boxoffice on fire, Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ is also on a record-breaking spree. With each passing day ever since its release, the film has broken many a record. Amongst the many other records, Shah Rukh Khan's ‘Pathan’ has now also landed up breaking Aamir Khan’s seven-year-old record, which was unbroken for so long.
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Shahrukh Khan's Pathan has beaten Aamir Khan's Dangal's seven-year record. This makes us think about how Aamir Khan has been on top and unbeaten at the box office for the previous 14 years with films like ‘Ghajini’, ‘3 Idiots’, ‘PK,’ and ‘Dangal’. Now as ‘Pathaan’ does the unthinkable and sets a new record, #14YearsOnTheTop trends on social media today commemorate Aamir Khan long run of being the box office king.
History has it that, Aamir Khan has frequently set and broken his own records, and this time, someone else broke it. And, that someone else is none other than Shah Rukh Khan. Not many had even an iota of an idea that, when Ghajini was released in 2008, Aamir Khan would outperform his figures and break records with the ‘3 Idiots’. The audience had begun to expect Aamir Khan to break his records by this point in the early 2010s.
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This ‘trend’ was observed by netzines on social media. While one user wrote, “After delivering different films in the last 14 years, #AamirKhan has held the position of serving the Highest Grossing Hindi-Film and now #SRK takes that position from him with #Pathaan. Hope he'll will back soon. 14YearsOnTheTop”.
On the other hand, another netizen wrote, “#14YearsOnTheTop 3 idiots , lagan , dangal ,pk , rang de basanti, tare zamin pr , fana , gajani , sarfarosh, laal Singh chadda, Dhoom 3, rangila , gulam , joh jeeta wohi Sikandar, dil , man , Mela , Ishq , andaz apna apna,hum rhai pyar ke . Love you aamir khan you”. Another wrote “Aamir Khan #14YearsOnTheTop. 2day finally King Khan #ShahRukhKhan has finally broken the record f #AamirKhan with his blockbuster hit #Pathan.