Dangal released in China on 5th May across 700 screens and the business has been fantastic over sees. The movie broke records earning INR 1000 crore in the Chinese market, the film is close to crossing the INR 1900 crore mark worldwide. Impressed with the numbers, Chinese President Xi Jinping mentioned about the same to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on Friday with the intention to get good movies in his country.
President Xi Jinping told his Indian counterpart that he loved Aamir Khan starrer Dangal and also said that he wanted to see more such movies in China in the future, Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told media.
Talking about the same, Aamir Khan said, “While we were hoping that ‘Dangal’ connects with the people of China, not in our wildest dreams we thought that this is the kind of connect we would have. It was unprecedented. We are pleasantly surprised.”