Dangal moves into Elite club


Dangal is flooring the business records. Globally. The Aamir Khan starrer celluloid biography is now among the top five non-English movies in ticket window success.

The movie has achieved a new milestone and has gone to become the first Indian movie to reach the mark. It has join the list of highest grossing non-English films worldwide. The revenue has officially surpassed the $300 million mark this week to become only the fifth non-English movie to register that number.

Global ticket sales for the biopic based on famous Phogat sisters now stand at $301 million (Rs. 1,930 crore), according to a Forbes’ report. The highest share comes from the China market, followed by India. Other Asian countries too have made significant contribution.

The report also speculates that the success of Nitesh Tiwari-directorial might conceivably catch up with the fourth biggest non-English grossing film, Your Name. The other non-English movies in history that have earned more than $300 million worldwide are depicted below.

Dangal’s accomplishments are nonetheless distinct and extraordinary. There are 400 movies in the $300 million box office club, a strong majority of them being American.

The flick is a story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s life and proudly the first Indian movie to make such a mark.