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Bollywood directors and scriptwriters can now learn from Dangal how to script a film with good content and win at the box office simultaneously. Hunt for a lesser famous sports star, script their struggle, subtract melodrama, add the face of a superstar and use them all in proper proportions and one is bound to go and watch it. With the Aamir Khan film becoming the biggest grosser of 2016 and now on its way to become the biggest hit of all times, Dangal has redefined the formula of success. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “#Dangal had a REMARKABLE Week 2… All set to surpass *lifetime biz* of #PK in Week 3 and emerge the HIGHEST GROSSER of Hindi films..”
It looks like Santa has given the best gift to Bollywood and Aamir Khan this year during Christmas which also stars Sakshi Tiwari, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar in key roles. It is presently the highest grossing film of 2016 in Bollywood, dethroning Salman Khan’s Sultan. But can it become the highest grosser of all times, demolishing the record of Aamir’s last outing, PK, soon. Adarsh tweeted, “#Dangal [Week 2] Fri 18.59 cr, Sat 23.07 cr, Sun 32.04 cr, Mon 13.45 cr, Tue 10.46 cr, Wed 9.23 cr, Thu 9.12 cr. Total: ₹ 313.50 cr. ATBB. Week 1: ₹ 197.54 cr Week 2: ₹ 115.96 cr Total: ₹ 313.50 cr nett India biz. ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER.”
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The sports biopic, which is based on wrester Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two daughters, Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat, tells the story of how a father hailing from Haryana chose not to go the stereotypical way and trained his daughters to win the gold medal in the sports of wrestling.
“#PK *lifetime biz* Rs. 340.8 cr #Dangal total till 4 Jan 2017: Rs. 304.38 cr Countdown begins… #Dangal needs Rs. 36.42 cr to equal #PK total,” wrote Taran Adarsh earlier.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 5, 2017
Nitesh Tiwari has perfectly brought out the various outlook people have in parts of Haryana when a woman proves herself to be no less than a man. Very naturally he started with men staring at the little girls for not wearing clothes which are dominantly made for their gender. It also grabbed the sympathetic looks a mother and strangers have for two girls when they are made to struggle like men in a wrestling pitch.
With all the success of Dangal, we can safely say that Aamir Khan’s was one of the best releases of 2016.
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All-Time Top Grossers at India box office
PK – Rs. 340.8 cr.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan – Rs. 320.34 cr.
Dangal – Rs. 304.38cr.
Sultan – Rs. 300.45 cr.
Dhoom 3 – Rs. 284.27 cr.