Aamir Khan’s Dangal opened to a remarkable response in China and the film is doing extremely well in terms of box office collections. The film did the business of a whopping Rs 72.68 crore on its opening weekend and did an exceptional collection on its first Monday in China.
Dangal was released as ‘Shuai Jiao Baba‘, which means ‘Let’s Wrestle, Dad’. The film has registered a smashing opening and the makers are thrilled with the response. The film currently stands at Rs 90.58 crore and is all set to cross Rs 100 crore mark in a day or two. With this, the movie is on its way to becoming Bollywood’s highest-earning film in China. So far, “PK” is the only Indian movie to have crossed Rs 100 crore in China and it had done so in 16 days since its release.
An Aamir Khan Productions’ spokesperson told IANS: “The entire team of Dangal is thrilled with the love and affection the film has got from audiences across China. The weekend box office number of Rs 81 crore surpasses the previous Indian film record in China which was held by PK.
“The team is also overwhelmed with the outpour of emotion on the public platforms and in the media for the film. We would like to thank our partners in China for their efforts in making ‘Dangal’ accessible to cinema lovers across China.”
Helmed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film not only ruled the box office domestically but also made its mark on int eh international market. Apart from Aamir, the film also stars Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar and Aparshakti Khurrana. Well, it will be interesting to see if the film is able to break some records in China as well.
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(With inputs from IANS)