Bajrangi Bhaijaan continued its fantastic run at the box office in China as the film raked in $4.01 Million in China on Thursday, taking its first week total to $18.05 Million (117.49 crores). The film fared better on Thursday than Sunday ($3.14 Million), which goes on to prove that it has found an acceptance from the audience in China.
The movie is now inching close to the lifetime collections of Aamir Khan’s PK, which raked in $19.65 Million in China and will soon emerge the third biggest hit of all time in the country. In its opening week itself, the movie comfortably went past the lifetime collections of all Indian films in China except PK, Dangal and Secret Superstar.
Highest Grossing Films in China:
Dangal: $193 Million (1309 crore)
Secret Superstar: $ 117.66 Million (759.92 crore)
PK: $19.65 Million (Rs 129 crore)
Bajrangi Bhaijaan: $18 Million (Rs 117 crore) and counting
Dhoom 3: $ 3.23 Million (19.93 crores)
3 Idiots: $3.02 Million (14.15 crore)
Baahubali: $1.17 Million (7.54 crore)
Happy New Year: $0.40 Million (2.38 crore)
Fan: $0.23 Million (1.50 crore)
My Name Is Khan: $0.07 Million (51 lakhs)
The worldwide collections of Bajrangi Bhaijaan as of today stands at an earth-shattering total of approximately $110 Million (721 crores). The movie is now racing towards the 800 crore mark at the global box office. Bajrangi Bhaijaan is expected to earn approximately $40 Million (260 crores) in China, thereby taking its worldwide total to $132 Million (Approximately 858 crore). The movie will end up being the 3rd highest grossing Hindi film on all-time in the worldwide list, after Dangal and Secret Superstar.
While Bajrangi Bhaijaan has grossed higher than Secret Superstar at all markets in the world including India by a substantial margin, it is the Chinese market, which has helped Secret Superstar hold the 2nd spot in the list of worldwide collections.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been released by Eros International in association with E Stars Films Ltd. In China, and the film is a huge success story for both the companies. After Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Eros International is looking to release much-acclaimed film, Bajirao Mastani as well in the Chinese market.