After doing wonders in Bollywood, superstar Aamir Khan’s Dangal is receiving good response in China as well. The movie has minted Rs 382.69 Crore at the Chinese box office in just 10 days. Dangal has entered the 1000 crore club worldwide.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the information. He tweeted, #Dangal, #Baahubali2 and ₹ 1000 cr Club... Think big. Think global...”
Dangal reportedly opened to 9000 screens in China. The film was released as Shaui Jiao Baba on May 5. Aamir starrer collected Rs 208.84 crore on its second weekend.
#Dangal - CHINA - Week 2 [updated]...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 15, 2017
Fri: $ 6.21 mn
Sat: $ 13.86 mn
Sun: $ 12.53 mn
10-day total: $ 59.74 million [₹ 382.69 cr]
Aamir’s previous film PK also received good response at the Chinese box office. Recently, SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 has also crossed the Rs 1000 crore mark at the international box office. It seems that now Indian cinema is carving its niche internationally.
#Dangal collects an EARTH-SHATTERING $ 32.60 mn / ₹ 208.84 cr in *Weekend 2* in China... UNPRECEDENTED... Weekend 2 data follows...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 15, 2017
Dangal was applauded by critics and audience in India. Aamir was appreciated for his performance. The life time collection of the film in India is Rs 387.38 crore. The movie is based on the real-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and showcased the challenges that he faced to make his daughters world champions.
Along with Aamir, Dangal also featured Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra and Sakshi Tanwar in pivotal roles.