Dangal started its Overseas journey on 21st December in USA grossing a Bumper $325k in its previews. It expanded on Thursday in few other markets taking Bumper Start over there. Film stands at $1.75mn till thursday which is expected to followed by Biggest Overseas Weekend of year.
Film released in Friday in 1000 locations across Globe. In very 1st report film has created Opening Day record in Australia grossing A$260k. Comparing with Sultan which released on Eid day grossed A$155k.
Debuting Thursday in Gulf it registered 3rd Biggest Non Holiday opening behind Dilwale & Dhoom 3 grossing $685k. Film is expected to gross $2.8-3.2mn over the weekend.In United Kingdom film had premiere on Thursday grossing £118k just behind My Name Is Khan's £126k. Film go to full release today.
Speaking about North America Dangal is Historic with grossing $810k over 2 days Premiere. The Best comparison could be made with 3 Idiots which grossed $500k over its 2 days premiere. Now users know what sort of reports 3 Idiots had & here you will be happy to read that even trend of both films is quite of same class. With fingures crossed History stands next to door.
Studying the past trends & film's performance in Premiere week Dangal is set for $8.5-9.5mn Overseas Weekend. Comparing Apples with Apples in the same set of markets (Excluding Pakistan & European segment) Sultan grossed $7.85mn released earlier this year. Comparing with Last year Xmas release Dilwale stands at $7.8mn in Same set of markets.
Note : Theatres are closed in various part of world on Christmas. If not for that Dangal stand chance of knocking $9.65mn of Dhoom 3 in same set of markets