Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been fighting the Black Panther wave at the China box office and still has been able to hold its ground. The movie has collected USD $ 7.98 million in its 2nd weekend which is just a bit low than its 1st-weekend collection (USD $ 8.57 million).
With its China release, Bajrangi Bhaijaan has been climbing up the ladder fast in the table of Top 10 Highest Grossing Bollywood Films In Overseas. The movie till now stands at the grand total of USD $ 52.70 million at the overseas box office.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan has crossed the overseas collections of Aamir Khan’s PK which had collected USD $ 47.20 million. This Salman Khan starrer has attained 3rd rank in the table and is now below two Aamir Khan films – Dangal (USD $ 228.01 million) and Secret Superstar (128.66 million).
|2. Secret Superstar||$128,660,000
|3. Bajrangi Bhaijaan||$67,240,000|
|6. Dhoom 3||$31,000,000|
|9. 3 Idiots||$26,000,000|
Directed by Kabir Khan, Bajrangi Bhaijaan stars Salman as Bajrangi, an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman, and his arduous journey to reunite a six-year-old Pakistani girl — who somehow gets lost in India — with her parents, back to her hometown in Pakistan.
Given the success of Indian film releases in China, the studio and the makers are confident of the movie’s box office potential in China, one of the more promising international markets for Indian films.