- Dangal collected $5.2 million on its opening weekend in Hong Kong
- Dangal released in Hong Kong on August 24
- Dangal earned over Rs. 375 crore in India
See trade analyst Taran Adarsh's tweet here:
Dangal is based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, who trained his daughters Geeta and Babita Kumari to be world-class wrestlers, both of whom have won medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Aamir Khan portrays the role Mahavir Singh Phogat in the film and debutants Fatima Sana Shaika and Sanya Malhotra feature as Geeta and Babita respectively. Zaira Wasim featured as the younger version of Geeta Phogat in the film for which she won the National Award (Best Supporting Actress).
Dangal earned over Rs. 375 crore in India, surpassing the surpassed the collections of Aamir's 2014 movie PK and Salman Khan's Sultan.
Dangal also stars Sakshi Tanwar in a pivotal role.
At the 62nd Filmfare Awards, Dangal won four awards: Best Film, Best Director (Nitesh Tiwari) , Best Actor (Aamir Khan) and Best Action (Shyam).
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