Aamir Khan’s blockbuster hit film Dangal has reached yet another milestone. It has become the first Indian film to cross $300 million at the worldwide box office. Even after seven weeks, Dangal is making decent amount at the Chinese box office. Currently, standing at the collection of 1184 crores, the movie is all set to cross 1200 crores in China.
The worldwide collection of the movie currently stands at massive 1970 crores. It has a good chance to become the first 2000 crores worldwide grosser of Indian cinema.
- India: $81 million (540 crores)
- Overseas: $220 million (1430 crores)
- Worldwide: $301 million (1970 crores)
Dangal is now the fifth highest non Hollywood grosser worldwide. Talking about the top worldwide grossers, Dangal has made it to the top 400 movies of all time. This is an incredible feat as no other Bollywood movie has even made in top 1000 before Dangal.
The other blockbuster of the year Bahubali 2 currently stands with the worldwide collection of $250 million. Bahubali 2 is expected to challenge Dangal with its release in China. It will release in China in Sep 2017 on around 4000 screens.
Bahubali 2 and Dangal have certainly taken Indian cinema to a global level. The onus is now on upcoming movies to take this legacy forward.