- "Business more than doubles on second Saturday," wrote Taran Adarsh
- On Saturday, Hindi Medium registers $ 1.41 million at the box office
- Hindi Medium was released on April 4 in China
Take a look at Hindi Medium box office report card:
#HindiMedium biz more than doubles on second Sat in CHINA... Is nearing 200 cr mark...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 15, 2018
Fri $ 0.62 mn
Sat $ 1.41 mn
Total: $ 28.20 million [ 184.06 cr]
Hindi Medium, directed by Saket Chaudhary, is 2018's third Bollywood film to have released in China, after Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar and Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Secret Superstar had collected Rs 450 crore while Bajrangi Bhaijaan raked in over 300 crore. Hindi Medium also stars Pakistani actress Saba Qamar and Deepak Dobriyal in prominent roles.
Mr Adarsh earlier pointed out that film's 'content' played a major role in its success both in India and China. Speaking of which he wrote on Twitter, "Content is King... Much like its performance in India..."
Content is King... Much like its performance in India, #HindiMedium witnesses a PHENOMENAL 83.63% GROWTH on Day 2 in China...— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) April 6, 2018
Wed $ 3.42 mn
Thu $ 6.28 mn
Total: $ 9.70 million [ 63.06 cr]
Approx 40.81 cr on Day 2... That's a ROCKING START indeed!
Hindi Medium, a satire on the Indian education system, was made on a budget Rs. 23 crore and collected nearly Rs. 70 crore. The film had won two honours at this year's Filmfare Awards - Best Film and Best Actor for Irrfan Khan. In India, Hindi Medium was released in May 2017.