We already know that Aamir Khan’s blockbuster movie PK also got released in China and got a tremendously positive response. Inspired by the reviews they got, they are planning to release Aamir’s latest blockbuster Dangal movie in China. Amrita Pandey, Vice President of Disney Studios, India and also the co-producer of Dangal, stated that the motion picture is making the widest release ever in China on over 9000 screens. An interesting fact is that the number is far greater than the number of screens Dangal hit all over India which is 8500 screens including multiplexes and single screens. Pandey said that the movie is unique and the story can travel the world and break all the language barriers.
Out of the 40000 screens, China has, Dangal will hit a huge amount of 9000 as Shuai Jiao Baba which in English means Let’s Wrestle Dad. Dangal is the biopic of famous Indian Wrestler Mahavir Phogat played by Aamir. He trains his two daughters (played by Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra) and makes them international wrestlers. The story connected to the hearts of Indians made a massive Rs.385 crore ticket sales all over India. The movie grossed not only Aamir’s records but became the first Bollywood film regarding collections.
Recently Aamir tagged along Nitesh Tiwari, director of Dangal to promote the film in China and aired it on the Beijing International Film Festival. Pandey said the movie got a huge round of applause and positive response from the audience as well as media.
AamirKhan’s PK movie also got released in China over 4000 screens and collected a massive Rs.600 crores. In that Rajkumar Hirani’s directed blockbuster, Aamir plays the role of an Alien. Aamir said that the people of India and China seem to connect similarly in emotional and cultural ways and that’s the reason his movies like 3-Idiots, Dhoom 3 also did well in China.