The much awaited and talked about Aamir Khan starrer Dangal released this week. But the film featuring Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Sheikh making their debut released a day earlier in the overseas markets. Based on the life of wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat, Dangal released across 1000 screens in overseas from which the North American, UAE/ GCC, UK and Australia circuits saw the widest release.
Australia box office
178,707 USD [Rs. 1.21 cr.] from 38 screens.
(Highest opening for any Hindi film ever in Australia)
New Zealand box office
44,744 USD [Rs. 24.75 lacs] from 17 screens [+230.27% from Day 1]
U.K. box office
176,052 USD [Rs. 1.19 cr.] from 108 screens [+19.54% from Day 1]
U.S.A box office
724,901 USD [Rs. 4.91 crores] from 283 screens [+62.78% from Day 1]
Canada box office
95,364 USD [Rs. 64.69 lacs] from 24 screens [+62.12% from Day 1]