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Aamir Khan’s Dangal rules Chinese box office

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 17 May 2017, 10:28:13 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Superstar Aamir Khan’s Dangal is winning accolades in China. The film has earned 330 million yuan ($48 million) in the week ending May 14 and is ruling the Chinese box office.

The film has earned more than 487 million yuan since its release on May 5, becoming the highest-grossing Indian movie in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

Disney and Marvel's "Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2" landed in second place, taking in 213 million yuan.

"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" took third place, earning 36 million yuan.

In fourth place was Hong Kong crime movie "Shock Wave", generating 28 million yuan.

Rounding out the top five was domestic action film "Dealer Healer", which grossed 28 million yuan.

Dangal was applauded by critics and audience in India. The movie is based on the real-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and showcased the challenges that he faced to make his daughters world champions.

Along with Aamir, Dangal also featured Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra and Sakshi Tanwar in pivotal roles.

(With IANS Inputs)