Aamir Khan the man who made it a habit to create new records and break them with his next movie has done it again with Dangal. Releasing post demonetization people expected that it will be not be able to post good numbers but shattering all those thoughts Dangal has collected mind blowing figures and once again proved that no one can compete with Aamir’s Star power.
Inspired from the life of Mahavir Singh Phogat and his struggle to make his daughters wrestling champions, the film directed by Nitesh Tiwari opened to unanimous positive reviews all over on Dec 23 and has collected whopping Rs 64.60 crore (Including Tamil and Telugu) in two days.
The Box Office figures of Day 3 (Sunday) are yet to come.
With this Dangal has already crossed the full-run collection of films including Befikre (Rs. 59.30 crore), Force 2 ( Rs 35.72 crore), Kahaani 2 (Rs 30.56 crore) and Wajah Tum Ho (Rs 10.29 crore). These films have been released in the past two months. And Aamir’s Dangal broke them in just two days.
On First Day, Dangal garnered of Rs 29.78 crore at BO, and stands next only to Sultan in the highest opening this year.
Meanwhile, the film is creating wonders in Overseas too. Dangal happens to be the first Hindi film ever to have got the highest opening in Australia. Up to Sunday, it collected Rs 2.55 Crore (USD 181K) in Australia alone. This is first of its kind feat by any Indian film in Australia.
Dangal also collected 4.41 Crore in UK and Ireland. The film has collected Rs 28.49 crore from the overseas market.
Taran Adarsh wrote, “Dangal is UNSTOPPABLE… Does EXTRAORDINARY biz on Day 2… Fri 29.78 cr, Sat 34.82 cr. Total: 64.60 cr. [incl Tamil and Telugu].”
“Dangal – OVERSEAS – Till Friday: $ 4.2 million [ 28.49 cr]… Several screens yet to report… Best in UAE-GCC and N America.”