The Nitesh Tiwari directed film Dangal finally released yesterday. The film, which was one of the most anticipated films of 2016, stars none other than Aamir Khan along with two newcomers Fatima Sheikh and Sanya Malhotra. Based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, Dangal that released across 4300 screens in the domestic market started off on a good note at the box office.
In this box office analysis we take a look at the opening day collections of Dangal while comparing the same to Aamir Khan’s previously released films. Collecting Rs. 29.78 crores Dangal has become Aamir’s second highest opening day grosser. In fact the film has managed to surpass the collections of Aamir’s previous releases like P.K that collected Rs. 26.63 crores, Talaash that collected Rs. 13.50 crores and even 3 Idiots that collected Rs. 12.78 crores.
However, Dangal couldn’t surpass the collections of Dhoom 3 which is Rs. 36.22 crores as it continues to retain its position as the Aamir Khan’s top opening day grosser.
Dhoom 3 – 36.22 Cr.
Dangal – 29.78 Cr.
P.K. – 26.63 Cr.
Talaash – 13.50 Cr.
3 Idiots – 12.78 Cr.