Aamir Khan's Bollywood Blockbuster 'Dangal' Is Box-Office Gold In China

Last Modified: Sat May 20 2017 21:48:23 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 05 May 2017
    In China, the film was released as Shuai Jiao Baba, which translates as Let's Wrestle, Dad. Since then the hashtag #LetsWrestleDad has been trending on Weibo
  • Rs. 500 crore
    Film's earnings at the Chinese box office (487 million yuan), crossed on May 19, 14 days since its release - a first for an Indian film, bringing the film's revenue to five times of what PK grossed in China. According to state news agency Xinhua the film continues to do strong business.
  • 7
    Number of consecutive days that the film has been top of the Chinese box office - another first for an Indian film.
  • 450,000
    Aamir Khan's followers on Weibo, more than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who with under 200,000 followers, used to be the most-followed Indian on Chinese social media.