Aamir Khan’s film Dangal, which released on December 23, opened to rave reviews. The film opened to favourable response from critics and audience alike.

The Aamir Khan-starrer is this year’s third highest grossing Hindi film after Sultan and MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. In fact, its Monday collection was the highest seen this year, overtaking Salman Khan’s Sultan, which was also based on wrestling. While on Tuesday it earned Rs 23.07 crore.

Aamir Khan film has made the maximum collection ever on a Christmas Day, which was on a Sunday this time. It earned Rs 42.35 crore and thereby making it the highest grossing Hindi film on a Sunday.

As the film crossed the Rs 200-crore mark worldwide, the actor Aamir Khan tweeted, “Thank you for all the love and warmth, and thank you for owning our film. Love. Team Dangal.

Dangal has been doing an exceptional business in the overseas market as well and will soon cross Rs 100-crore mark internationally.

Going by the trade reports, Dangal is likely to enter the prestigious Rs 300-crore club in the coming days. Aamir’s film to enter Rs 300-cr club after PK, Dhoom 3 and 3 Idiots.

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Sakshi Tanwar with Aamir Khan in a still from Dangal

Dangal is an Indian biographical sports drama film directed by Nitesh Tiwari. The film is based on the wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (Aamir Khan) who trains his young daughters Geeta (Fatima Sana Shaikh) and Babita (Sanya Malhotra) to follow in his footsteps and become world-class grapplers.