Aamir Khan’s film, which released on December 23, is just about to complete a month of its release but having said that, the film is grabbing more eyeballs as compared to other releases over the span of a month. The film has earned a whopping amount of Rs 721.14 crore at the worldwide box office. In India as well, the film has inched close to Rs 375-crore mark. “#Dangal [Week 4] Fri 1.94 cr, Sat 4.06 cr, Sun 4.24 cr, Mon 1.37 cr, Tue 1.27 cr, Wed 1.16 cr, Thu 1.04 cr. Total: ₹ 374.95 cr. India biz,” wrote trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
According to Koimoi.com, the Nitesh Tewari directorial’s gross collection is Rs 523.47 crore at the India box office. In the international market, the film has minted over Rs 197.67 crore. So, the Aamir Khan-starrer is currently the second highest worldwide grosser of all time with Rs 721.14 crore after PK, which stands at Rs 792 crore.
WATCH VIDEO | It Never Sunk In That I Was Playing A Character In Dangal Till I Saw The Trailer: Sakshi Tanwar
While other filmmakers fought demonetisation, which largely affected films’ earnings at the ticketing window, Aamir’s film managed to mint Rs 374.95 crore net in India and is still going strong.
The film, which is inspired by Mahavir Singh Phogat’s journey of training his daughters to become world-class wrestlers, is collecting awards too. It has been a good year for biopics with Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer MS Dhoni also earning Rs 300 crore in India.
In fact, Dangal has remained top grossing film of 2016 in the international market too. Aamir was overwhelmed with the response to Dangal and also thanked fans on social media. He is now prepping for his next, Thugs of Hindostan. The film will mark his first association with Amitabh Bachchan.
WATCH VIDEO | Aamir Khan on Zaira Wasim’s controversy:
Apart from that, the actor’s next project as a producer is Secret Superstar, which stars Zaira Wasim. Zaira played the younger version of Geeta Phogat in Dangal.