There’s no stopping for Aamir Khan’s Dangal in China.The film which became big hit since it was released on May 5 slipped to second place in the Chinese box office yesterday after staying on top for over a fortnight. The wrestling drama has entered the 1,000 crore-mark at the Chinese box office.
As per Reports in PTI “It is an unprecedented success for an Indian film and important landmark, making Dangal a super hit Indian film,” Prasad Shetty, partner of Strategic Alliance a Chinese firm promoting Indian films in China for the past few years.
Aamir’s 2014 film PK too was successful in China. However, Dangal has surpassed all box office records of an Indian film. PTI reports that after earning Rs. 1,000 crore, Dangal is now the 33rd film in Chinese cinema to cross this mark.
Starring Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sakshi Tanwar and Sanya Malhotra in the lead roles and Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the film released in China as Shuai Jiao Baba (Let’s Wrestle, Dad) in around 7,000 screens on May 5.
Globally, Dangal is giving a stiff competition to Baahubali 2, which has redefined the box office game. The film has also made Aamir, 52, the most popular Indian social media star in China with over 6.55 lakh followers.