Aamir Khan's Dangal Becomes First Indian Film To Earn Rs. 2000 Cr Globally

Dangal, winner of SpotboyE Salaam Best Film has set a new record yet again! Aamir Khan's sports drama cashed in Rs. 2.5 crore from multiplexes across China, pushing its worldwide gross theatrical total over Rs. 2,000 crore mark...

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Aamir Khan's Dangal Becomes First Indian Film To Earn Rs. 2000 Cr Globally
Aamir Khan's Dangal is going great guns. It has become the first Indian film to earn Rs 2000 crore worldwide.

aamir khan in a still from mahavir phogat biopic dangal
Aamir Khan In A Still From Dangal

According to Forbes Magazine’s latest report, Dangal, based on wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat 's real life, earned Rs. 2.5 crore on its 53rd day at the China box-office, which helped its global collection touch the Rs. 2000 crore mark.

Dangal, a biographical sports drama revolves around how Mahavir Singh Phogat trains his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari in wrestling. The sisters go on to win medals in Indianwrestling at the Commonwealth and Olympic Games.

Aamir Khan starrer became the only non-Hollywood film to be listed among the top 16 highest grossing films of all time at China box-office. Dangal is right behind world’s biggest blockbuster Avatar and Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World, which are positioned at number 15 and 14, respectively at China box-office.

aamir khan and fatima sana shaikh in a still from dangal
Aamir Khan And Fatima Sana Shaikh In A Still From Dangal

After Baahubali 2, Dangal is the second highest earning Indian film ever. Before this Aamir Khan’s 2014 release PK had occupied the second slot.

You may recall that Aamir has broken his own records quite a few times in the past. His 3 Idiots (2009) broke the record set by Ghajini (2008). Later, the same record was broken by Dhoom:3 (2013), which was eventually broken by PK. The record set by PK stood the test of time, until Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017) surpassed the record to become the highest grossing Indian film.

On the professional front, Aamir is currently filming for his new film Thugs of Hindostan along with Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.


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