- Aamir Khan's Dangal hit screens last Friday
- Dangal broke the record of highest single-day earning
- Aamir Khan is currently holidaying with his family in Panchgani
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh predicted that with no big releases this week, Dangal will continue to rule box office. While sharing the collection figures on Twitter, he wrote: "#Dangal's reign to remain unopposed, unchallenged for another week. Question is, when will it hit Rs 300 crore mark? Will it challenge #Sultan?"
Here's a day-wise break up of how Aamir Khan's Dangal fared at the box office, courtesy Taran Adarsh:
#Dangal emerges a WINNER... Collects a WHOPPING Rs 197.53 cr nett in Week 1... Expected to sprint towards Rs 250 cr by Weekend 2...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 30, 2016
#Dangal Fri 29.78 cr, Sat 34.82 cr, Sun 42.41 cr, Mon 25.69 cr, Tue 23.09 cr, Wed 21.46 cr, Thu 20.29 cr. Total: Rs 197.53 cr. India biz.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 30, 2016
Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Dangal released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Meanwhile, Aamir Khan, his wife Kiran Rao and part of Team Dangalare holidaying in Panchgani, a hill station outside Mumbai. The vacation is to celebrate Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao's 11th wedding anniversary.
Aamir Khan's much-awaited Dangal opened to packed theatres on December 23 and became the subject of rave reviews. Dangal has also garnered celebrity endorsements from Anil Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan, who described Aamir's performance as 'phenomenal'. Saif also said that Dangal was one of the best films he's seen, reported news agency IANS.
Well Aamir, your break is well earned.
Aamir Khan, 51, will next be seen in Thugs of Hindostan, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan.