MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Mary Kom remain much bigger names in market value and fan following than the wrestlers Phogat sisters. However, the conversion of these sports icons’ market values on silver screen has been an anti-climax
The biopic on the Phogat sisters, starring Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan as their father Mahavir Singh Phogat, has drawn almost 200% more revenues than the aggregate collection of the MS Dhoni, Milkha Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin and Paan Singh Tomar biopics and the gate money of Chak De India.
Dangal has earned a total of INR 2001 as against the total INR 752.27 crore generated by all other sports movies collectively. The difference between Dangal and the second best MS Dhoni is almost 1000%.
Insidesport.co brings to is readers the most successful Hindi sports movies at the box office.
1.) Dangal – INR 2,001 Crore
2.) MS Dhoni – INR 211 Crore
3.) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag – INR 164 Crore
4.) Mary Kom – INR 104 Crore
5.) Chak De India – INR 102 Crore
6.) Sachin – INR 80.57 Crore
7.) Azhar – INR 71 Crore
8.) Paan Singh Tomar – INR 20 Crore