Aamir Khan’s Dangal enters the 1500 crore club
Close on the heels of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2, Aamir Khan starrer Dangal has also entered the 1500 crore club. The movie has grossed around Rs 1,501 crore worldwide. Dangal was released on May 5 in China in over 9000 screens all over the country. The movie opened to overwhelming response from the audience there.
According to latest reports, Dangal has earned over $113 million in China, becoming the highest non-Hollywood foreign grosser in the Chinese box office. It is also the highest grosser at the overseas box office among Indian movies.
According to trade analyst Ramesh Bala, Dangal has grossed Rs 1,501 crore till now, among which Rs 731.36 crore is from China and Rs 25.78 crore is from Taiwan.
Ramesh Bala tweeted,
“#DANGAL earned est. ￥84.29 M [US $12.64 M/₹ 81.50 Crs] on Sunday – May 21st 11 PM CST!#China’s total is now $113.46 M / ₹ 731.36 Crs]
@aamir_khan ‘s #Dangal @ the WW BO: May 21st ’17#China – ₹ 731.36 Crs#Taiwan – ₹ 25.78 Crs
RoW – ₹ 744.50 Crs
Total – ₹ 1,501.64 Crs”
The Nitish Tiwari directorial was released as Shuai Jiao Baba or Let’s Wrestle Father in Chinese. It is inspired from the real life of Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trained his daughters in wrestling. Upon release, the movie shattered several box office records along with garnering widespread critical acclaim.