Aamir Khan‘s Dangal has rocked the box office with its fabulous run at the domestic and overseas markets. It was one of the most exciting movies of the year, and now it looks like it has lived up to everyone’s expectations. Not only has the audience loved the movie, but also the critics. Both the sections have tagged it as the BEST film of the year. But will it be able to be the BIGGEST film of the year in terms of the box office game? It is well and truly on its way! Dangal has amassed a stunning Rs 106.95 crore in its first weekend. In fact, it has broken quite a few records in the process too.
Here are 7 records that Aamir Khan’s Dangal broke in the
# Highest Friday collection for a Hindi film in the Middle East
Dangal had the biggest collections ever for a Hindi film on a Friday that was reported from the Middle East at USD 953 K (Rs 6.45 crore).
# Highest day 1 collection for an Indian film in America
Aamir’s film got the highest opening for an Indian film in the US with a reported box office of USD 1.7 million (Rs 11.51 crore).
# Highest day 1 collection for a Hindi film in Australia
In Australia too, Dangal opened to packed houses with a reported box office of USD 182 K (Rs 1.23 crore), giving it the highest opening for any Hindi film ever in
Australia and New Zealand.
# Highest day 3 collections in India
Dangal earned a MASSIVE Rs 42.35 crore on day 3, making it the highest day 3 collection ever. It beat the earlier record set by Salman Khan‘s Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs
# Highest Sunday collection ever
Apart from the highest day 3 collection, Dangal also claimed the highest Sunday collection too. It again beat Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan (Rs 38.75 crore) to
capture this record…
# Highest Christmas day collection
Aamir Khan’s Dangal has managed to become the HIGHEST Christmas day grosser after collecting a massive Rs 42.35 crore on December 25 this year. The record was earlier
held by P.K., which had earned Rs 27.55 crore on Christmas.
# Highest grossing weekend for any film in the North America
In North America, the cumulative box office collection of Dangal is reportedly close to USD 4 million (Rs 27.10 crore) with some screens yet to report. This is now the
highest grossing weekend for any film in the region.