Dangal racing towards 100 cr in china

May 13, 2017, 02:09
Dangal racing towards 100 cr in china

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", which mopped up one billion rupees in that country.

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Dangal is Bollywood's biggest release in China till date but not the only one. On Saturday the film collected approximately Rs 27.939 crore (USD 4.17 million) taking the total to Rs 40.20 crore (USD 6.25 million). By the end of first day, it earned Rs 13 crore and more.

Last updated, "Dangal" is spreading its wings in the Chinese film market as the film opened at second spot at the China box office after "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.".

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Up until Tuesday, Dangal collected Rs 121.73 crore worldwide. In India, Baahubali 2 will soon cross the Rs 400-crore mark in net box-office collections.

The sports movie with a social message broke the record of PK, another Aamir-starrer, which had done well two years ago.

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Dangal is now steadily headed towards a box office century. The film was released in 7000 screens all over China. The pace at which the SS Rajamouli directed film is now going, this shortfall would be covered between today and tomorrow, and that would bring Baahubali 2 (Hindi) at the top of the list in the quickest time ever. Foreign films in China can not be directly released without the permission of the government film agencies. Aamir Khan is popular in China especially after the Chinese version of "3 Idiots" became a massive success there. The film made $ 45.9 million during the weekend in China.

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