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China: Aamir Khan’s Dangal mats Guardians of Galaxy Vol 2, earns Rs 417.48 crore in two weeks

Dangal, a story of a wrestler who trains his daughters to become world champions in wrestling, released in China as Shuai Jiao Baba, which means Let’s Wrestle, Dad, on May 5. The movie released in around 7,000 screens.

bollywood Updated: Jun 14, 2017 17:25 IST
Aamir Khan plays a former wrestler in Dangal.
Aamir Khan plays a former wrestler in Dangal.

Bollywood star Aamir Khan’s sports drama Dangal moved up in its second week at the Chinese box office and took top place from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

In its second week of release, Dangal earned Rs208.84 crore, giving it a 11-day cumulative of Rs 417.48 crore.

Dangal, a story of a wrestler who trains his daughters to become world champions in wrestling, released in China as Shuai Jiao Baba, which means Let’s Wrestle, Dad, on May 5. The movie released in around 7,000 screens.

Exhibitors in China increased the screen count for Dangal to some 55,000 screenings per day on Saturday and Sunday.

Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which opened on the same day as Dangal and topped the box office in its first week, slipped to Rs 101.3 crore in its second week.

Dangal has already broken the record of PK which earned Rs 100 crore in China. Aamir is among the most popular Indian actors for the Chinese who also are fans of South Korean artistes.

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