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Dangal takes the Chinese box-office by storm; Aamir Khan Film records a huge opening weekend

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 May 2017, 14:55 IST
Aamir Khan in Dangal

After creating several records at the box-office in India, Dangal has taken the Chinese box-office by storm. The Aamir Khan film has recorded a humongous opening weekend of approximately $ 11.30 million (Rs 73 crore) in China.

The film is one of the best reviewed films of all time in China and is expected to record a good trend even on the weekdays. Dangal has recorded the biggest opening weekend ever for a Hindi film in China surpassing PK, which collected approximately $ 4 million in its 3 day run.

The Aamir Khan film got nearly 34,000 shows in the neighbouring country and over 15, 00,000 people watched the film in the opening weekend.

Day wise box-office collection:

  • Friday: $ 2.1 million
  • Saturday: $ 4.3 million
  • Sunday: $ 4.88 million 
  • Total: $ 11.30 million

Before its release in China, the worldwide collections of Dangal stood at Rs 750 crore (including Taiwan) and the film stands a chance to become the first ever Bollywood film to gross over Rs 1000 crore. After the opening weekend in China, the worldwide collections of Dangal stand approximately at Rs 815 crore.

Given the reviews as well as audience response in China, Dangal might breach past the $ 35 million mark.

First published: 8 May 2017, 14:45 IST
 
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