'Dangal' becomes top non-Hollywood film in China
Aamir Khan's Dangal, based on the inspiring true-life story of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, has scripted history in China by becoming the first top- grossing non-Hollywood film. The movie has grossed USD 117 million at the box office, according to Maoyan, a popular ticketing website in China. Latest data from EntGroup, a leading entertainment consultancy group said the tickets sales have crossed 806 million yuan (USD 117 million) for the film since its May 5 release. With this Dangal, with the theme of female empowerment has become the highest performing non-Hollywood foreign film in the Communist nation.