Dangal 1st Week Collection: Aamir Khan’s Dangal beat biggies like PK, Dhoom 3, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, becomes second highest opening week Bollywood grosser.
Aamir Khan’s latest release ‘Dangal’ is on a record-breaking streak from the opening day. A biopic on Indian wrestler, Mahavir Singh Phogat, Dangal has no stopping at the domestic Box Office. The movie has emerged as one of the biggest blockbusters in the history of Indian cinema. With the collection of 20.29 Crore on its 7th day, Dangal now stands at the total collection of 197.53 Crore.
Dangal has beaten the opening week collection of ATBBs like PK (183.09 Crore), Dhoom 3 (188.9 Crore) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (184.62 Crore). It is now the second highest opening week grosser of Bollywood. Salman Khan’s Sultan remained at the top with the collection of 208.8 Crore. Have a look at the list of top opening week grossers of Bollywood.
|Movie||Starcast||Year||Opening Week Collection (in INR)|
|Bahubali 2||Prabhas, Rana, Anushka Shetty||2017||248,00,00,000|
|Sultan||Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma||2016||208,82,00,000|
|Dangal||Aamir Khan, Sakhi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh||2016||197,00,00,000|
|Dhoom 3||Aamir Khan and Katrina||2013||188,99,00,000|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Salman Khan, Kareena, Nawaz, Harshaali||2015||184,62,00,000|
|PK||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma||2014||183,09,00,000|
|PRDP||Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor||2015||165,45,00,000|
|Kick||Salman Khan and Jacqueline||2014||164,09,00,000|
|Happy New Year||Shahrukh and Deepika||2014||157,57,00,000|
|Chennai Express||Shahrukh and Deepika||2013||156,09,00,000|
|Golmaal Again||Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra||2017||135,00,00,000|
|Ek Tha Tiger||Salman and Katrina||2012||133,22,00,000|
At the end of the first week, Dangal is behind Sultan by a good margin of 10 crores. But it seems that Dangal will over take Sultan as it has an open new year weekend available. Secondly, the trend shown by the movie has been exceptional so far. With no competition, we can expect Dangal to beat the lifetime collection of Sultan and PK. Have a look at the Box Office comparison of Dangal, Sultan, PK and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
|Two Week Total||278.53||313.52||272.28||271.03|
|Three Week Total||320.14||359.1||302.34||291.1|
|Till Fourth weekend||328.79||370||310.03||294.37|
Dangal 1st Week Collection: Day-Wise Box Office Report
Dangal has no competition for the next three weeks. The real competition for Dangal will start with the release of ‘Raees’ and ‘Kaabil’ on 25 Jan 2017. Till then, the movie is expected to shatter all possible Box Office records. (Read: Dangal grosses 350 crores worldwide)