‘Dangal’ becomes China’s biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

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Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

The Aamir Khan film "Dangal," has become China's biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie. By May 23rd, it had pulled in $117 million in China. The Indian film, whose name translates into "Let's Wrestle, Dad" was released in China on May 5.

The Aamir Khan film “Dangal,” has become China’s biggest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie.

By May 23rd, it had pulled in $117 million in China.

The Indian film, whose name translates into “Let’s Wrestle, Dad” was released in China on May 5.

Based on a true story, this movie is about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers.

This movie impressed audiences with its message of providing girls opportunities in a male-centric society.

It has prompted discussions over how strict parents should or should not be when raising their children.

Actor and producer Aamir Khan was widely-known in China for his previous films “3 Idiots”.

He has over 640,000 users following him on Weibo. He opened an account in early April.

Story compiled information from the Associated Press.