Dangal box office collection: Aamir Khan starrer nears 300 cr mark

By its first week it had already garnered Rs 197.53 crore, and made $ 15.01 million [Rs 102.25 crore] internationally.

Dangal box office collection: Aamir Khan starrer nears 300 cr mark

Aamir Khan's latest film Dangal has raked in Rs 270.47 crore in the box office and its international box office figures stand close to Rs 130 crore.

In its second weekend, it has collected Rs 18.59 crore, Rs 23.07 crore, Rs 31.27 crore on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively from the domestic market, taking the collection to Rs 270.47 crores.








Internationally, till Saturday the film raked in $ 20.82 million [Rs 141.60 crore].




By its first week it had already garnered Rs 197.53 crore, and made $ 15.01 million [Rs 102.25 crore] internationally.







The film had already crossed Rs 100 crore mark in the first three days of its release on Friday.


Bollywood trade analyst, Taran Adarsh, tweeted, “#Dangal hits CENTURY… Crosses ₹ 100 cr mark… Sun biz was HUMONGOUS… Smashing RECORDS… Setting new BENCHMARKS…”

“#Dangal Fri 29.78 cr, Sat 34.82 cr, Sun 42.35 cr. Total: ₹ 106.95 cr [incl Tamil and Telugu]. India biz. FANTABULOUS!,” Adarsh added.

The film is based on the life of Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trained his daughters - Geeta and Babita - in wrestling. The Phogat sisters won India's first medals in female wrestling at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The biographical sports drama film is directed by Nitesh Tiwari. It stars Aamir Khan as Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari.

The music for Dangal was composed by Pritam, while the lyrics were written by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Kripa Shankar Bishnoi, a coach with the Indian women's wrestling team, trained Aamir Khan and the entire crew for the wrestling sequences.