Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" continues to create a record at the overseas box office. After winning people's heart in India, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is making waves at the Hong Kong box office.
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan," which became one of the most commercially successful movies in Bollywood, has crossed $ 1 million mark at the Hong Kong box office. Kabir Khan's directorial film completed 17 days run in the city and until third weekend the film minted Rs. 87.68 lakh.
"#BajrangiBhaijaan crosses HK$ 1 million in HONG KONG... Week 3 - Total till 12 June 2016: HK$ 1,013,864 [â‚¹ 87.68 lacs]. @Rentrak," trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted.
After becoming a blockbuster hit worldwide last year, "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" is now set to create records at the Hong Kong box office. But it remains to be seen whether the film will break Aamir Khan's "PK" at the box office.
Aamir's "PK" had a phenomenal run in Hong Kong last year. The film entertained audiences for more than a month in Hong Kong and during its theatrical run, "PK" minted more than HK$ 6.5 million (Rs 6.57 crore).
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan" features Salman, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Harshaali Malhotra and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in pivotal roles. The film became an all-time blockbuster hit when got a theatrical release last year during Eid. "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" became the highest grosser of last year and earned more than Rs. 486.31 crore at the worldwide box office in more than four weeks of the theatrical run.
The nett domestic collection of the film was calculated to Rs. 320.34 crore, while the overseas earnings accumulated to Rs. 165.96 crore. "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" also became Salman and Kareena's first film to earn more than Rs. 300 crore, a mark which was set by Aamir's "PK."
[1 lakh = 100,000 | 1 crore = 10 million | 100 crore = 1 billion]