Dangal becomes the highest grossing non-Hollywood film in China
Dangal has been doing extraordinary business in China ever since it was released on May 5. The movie was released as Shuai Jiao Baba or Let’s Wrestle Father in Chinese, in around 9000 screens across the country.
According to latest reports, the Aamir Khan starrer has emerged as the highest grossing non-Hollywood film in China. It has raked in around Rs 544.91 crore at Chinese box office in just about three weeks. The previous record was held by a Japanese film – Your Name.
The Twitter handle of China box office shared,
“India’s DANGAL (￥575.88M) just became the highest-grossing non-Hollywood film ever released in China besting Japan’s YOUR NAME (￥575.87M).”
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted,
“#Dangal retains No 1 spot at China BO… The wave refuses to subside… Week 3:Fri $ 5.97 mn Total: $ 84.45 million [Rs 544.91 cr].”
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala wrote on his Twitter page,
“#Dangal is expected to do huge this weekend in #China.. Will close-in with #Baahubali2 ‘s WW Gross after this weekend.”
Dangal has already entered the Rs 1000 crore club after it’s massive success in China. It became only the second Indian movie to enter the elite club after SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2.
Dangal, directed by Nitish Tiwari is inspired from the real life of Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trained his daughters to world class wrestlers.
Currently the movie’s collections are estimated to be around Rs 1308.91 crore that includes Rs 744 crore from in India and other overseas market and an additional Rs 20 crore from Taiwan.