He had only one movie release last year but it has set a new benchmark.
Dangal has become the highest grossing film of Bollywood by earning Rs 345 crore in 17 days. The previous record was held PK, another Aamir Khan film, which did a lifetime business of Rs 300 crore.
#Dangal collects a WHOPPING ₹ 31.79 cr in Weekend 3... [Week 3] Fri 6.66 cr, Sat 10.80 cr, Sun 14.33 cr. Total: ₹ 345.30 cr. India biz. ATBB— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 9, 2017
'Dangal' is the wrestling drama based on the life of Mahavir Phogat and his daughters Geeta and Babita, and stars Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Sakshi Tanwar, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar in key roles.
The Nitesh Tiwari-directed film is now speeding towards the 350-crore mark.
Aamir Khan's films have always make magic at the box office. Have a look: