‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ collects $7.94 mn in China in second weekend

MUMBAI: Eros International and Salman Khan Films’ 2015 blockbuster has collected $ 7.94million in China in its second weekend. The film collected $2.84 million on Sunday.

The Salman Khan-starrer film which was released in 8000 plus screens had collected $2.8 million on its opening day. This is the fourth Bollywood film to do well in the Chinese market.

‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ is the second highest grossing Bollywood film in China after Aamir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’ which collected $6.88million on its opening day. Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ and ‘PK’ also fared well at the box office. While Dangal garnered $2.05million on its first day from 3,000 shows, PK collected $899,000 from 16,000 shows.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan directed by Kabir Khan narrates the story of Bajrangi (Salman Khan) who is an ardent devotee of Hindu deity Hanuman, and his arduous journey to reunite a six-year-old Pakistani girl – who somehow gets lost in India – with her parents, back to her hometown in Pakistan.

In India, Eros released ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ across 4200 screens in India (the highest number of screens for a Hindi film at the time) and over 700 screens in the international markets on 17th July 2015. The film went on to break several records in the domestic and international markets including the fastest Rs 100 crore for a Hindi language film, highest single day collection, highest first Monday collection, highest Eid weekend gross overseas and several more.

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