Aamir Khan plays a former wrestler in Dangal.
Aamir Khan plays a former wrestler in Dangal.

Dangal: Aamir Khan’s film has an impressive opening in US, Canada

Dangal, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is inspired form the true events that took place in the life of former Haryana wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. Aamir Khan has played Mahavir in the film.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2017 11:36 AM IST

Aamir Khan’s film is already on a winning path. The film has opened big in the US and Canada markets. It earned Rs 2.21 crore even before its formal release in India, where it’s getting rave reviews. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the film’s business figures in the key western markets.

Dangal, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, is inspired form the true events that took place in the life of former Haryana wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. Aamir Khan has played Mahavir in the film.

Mahavir, who couldn’t make it big in the world of wrestling, wanted his son to do bring the elusive gold medal for India in the same sport, but he has a daughter. His dream found its way through his elder daughter Geeta, who made the country proud by winning the gold medal at 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

The film’s first day business figures in India are yet to come out, but it seems Khan has a winner on his hands.

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