Dangal box office collections: After winning numerous national and international awards, Aamir Khan starrer blockbuster film Dangal has now won the award for the highest grossing foreign film at Australian International Movie Convention. At the same time, Aamir became the only Indian actor to win this thrice – for his films Dhoom 3, PK and now Dangal. The story of Mahavir Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita, became a blockbuster success at box-office when it was released in the year 2016. The film also grabbed several accolades for amazing performances and brilliant direction. Bollywood’s trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, “#Dangal wins highest grossing foreign film at Australian International Movie Convention #AIMC [third one for Mind Blowing Films, Australia].” In another Tweet he announced, “Aamir is the only Indian actor to win it thrice [highest grossing foreign film at #AIMC]: #Dhoom3, #PK, #Dangal [last two Disney UTV films].”
Earlier this year, the film created history by becoming the first top-grossing non-Hollywood movie in China with a collection of Rs 872 crore in the month of May, reported PTI. Inspired by the real-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who went against a patriarchal society to train his daughters to become champions, the film released in China on May 5. Not only this, in the month of June this year the film broke all record and become the first Indian movie to earn Rs 2000 crore worldwide. According to a report by the Forbes Magazine, Dangal achieved this feat by earning Rs 2.5 crore on its 53rd day at the China box office. With this, the movie also crossed the Rs 2000 crore mark at the box-office.
The Nitesh Tiwari-directorial also officially surpassed the $300 million mark this week and became the fifth non-English movie in history to do so. Dangal’s overseas business will give a major boost for Indian cinema. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Aamir Khan Productions and UTV Motion Pictures, it stars Aamir Khan as the father. Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra played the role the older selves of the sisters while Sakshi Tanwar plays their mother and Aparshakti Khurana, their cousin.