After making a record breaking opening day collection of Rs 20 crore ($3.11 million), Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, the movie on wrestlers girls from a Haryana village, earned Rs 72.68 crore ($ 11.30 million) over the first weekend.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, #Dangal hits the ball out of the park... Collects a FANTABULOUS $ 11.30 million [₹ 72.68 cr] in its opening weekend in China... OUTSTANDING!”
#Dangal hits the ball out of the park... Collects a FANTABULOUS $ 11.30 million [₹ 72.68 cr] in its opening weekend in China... OUTSTANDING!— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 7, 2017
Dangal released in China on May 5, across an estimated 7,000 screens. Ahead of the release of the movie, Aamir Khan toured Beijing, Shanghai and Changdu to promote his movie.
Aamir Khan played former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in the Nitesh Tiwari film that traces the life and struggles of Phogat’s daughters Geeta and Babita. The movie was a hit in India and the Chinja box office reports suggest his the success run is not over yet.
Two joint productions, Kung Fu Yoga featuring Jackie Chan and Sonu Sood as well as Buddies In India, a comedy film which have been released on January 28, the first day of the Chinese new year have done well.
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