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Dangal enters 100 crore club in first weekend

Mumbai: (ONT bureau) :27/12 ‘Dangal’ indeed made a massive noise from the very day of its release on December 23 and in just one weekend, it entered the 100 crore club.
Witnessing the biggest single day ever in India with a collection of Rs. 42.35 crore Nett. on day three total weekend number stands at Rs. 106.95 crore Nett. and Rs. 148.45 crore (Global Box Office Collection) including Rs. 1.07 crore from Tamil and Telugu on day three.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, “Aamir Khan and Rs. 100 cr Club…1. #Ghajini – 2008 2. #3Idiots – 2009 3. #Dhoom3 – 2013 4. #PK – 2014 5. #Dangal – 2016 India biz.”
In North America, the cumulative box office reported so far is close to USD four million with some screens yet to report, making it the highest grossing weekend for any film in the region. Sunday box office is estimated to close around USD 1.2 million!
The cumulative box office reported so far in Gulf is AED 10.2 million / USD 2.78 million with some screens yet to report. Sunday box office reported so far is AED 1.76 million / USD 479 thousand!
The cumulative box office reported in UK is GBP 639 K / USD 1.02 million with five locations yet to report. Sunday GBO reported so far is GBP 92 K / USD 146 K with only 25 screens open on Sunday on account of Christmas!

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