Aamir Khan has emerged as the reigning box office king of Bollywood in the overseas market in the last 5 years. His last three movies, Dhoom 3, PK and Dangal have grossed massive 200 crore mark in overseas. His latest release Dangal has created box office history. Dangal becomes the first Indian movie to cross $100 million in overseas markets. This is an unbelievable achievement as no movie before this has even crossed $50 million in the overseas market.
Dangal has emerged as a huge blockbuster in China. Released last week, the movie has set new benchmarks at the Chinese box office. In just 12 days, the movie has collected $70 million (430 crores) in China. With the current pace, it is expected to cross $100 million in the coming days.
Talking about the top overseas grossers, Dangal is way ahead of other movies. The second and third positions in the list are also held by Aamir Khan movies. Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan is at the fourth position followed by Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale.
|Movie Name||Lead stars||Director||Collections in USD|
|Dangal||Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sakhi Tanwar||Nitesh Tiwari||$139,960,000|
|PK||Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma||Raj Kumar Hirani||$47,200,000|
|Dhoom 3||Aamir Khan and katrina Kaif||Vijay Krishna Acharya||$31,500,000|
|Bajrangi Bhaijaan||Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin||Kabir Khan||$29,000,000|
|Dilwale||Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Varun and Kriti||Rohit Shetty||$26,680,000|
|3 Idiots||Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor||Rajkumar Hirani||$26,000,000|
|Sultan||Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma||Abbas Ali Zafar||$24,170,000|
|My Name is Khan||Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol||Karan Johar||$23,000,000|
|Chennai Express||Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone||Rohit Shetty||$19,420,000|
|Happy New Year||Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone||Farah Khan||$17,120,000|
|Bajirao Mastani||Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra||Sanjay Leela Bhansai||$15,000,000|
|Prem Ratan Dhan Payo||Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor||Sooraj Barjatya||$14,200,000|
The table above clearly shows that Aamir Khan is the king of Bollywood in the overseas market.