Aamir Khan's Dangal gets a strong Trans-Tasman start
"#Dangal takes a FABULOUS start in Australia and New Zealand," business analyst and movie critic Taran Adarsh's tweet read.
The movie has already minted INR 1.22 crore at the Australian box-office on two days.
"#Dangal - AUSTRALIA... Debuts at No 5 on Aus charts...Thu A$ 5,800 [limited shows] Fri A$ 245,079. Total: A$ 250,879 [â‚¹ 1.22 cr],' Adarsh tweeted.
Debuting at number four in New Zealand, Dangal has made INR 43.31 lakh.
"#Dangal - NEW ZEALAND... Debuts at No 4 on NZ charts...Thu NZ$ 28,019 Fri NZ$ 64,820. Total: NZ$ 92,839 [â‚¹ 43.31 lacs]," the critic tweeted.
Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Dangal is a biopic of India's foremost wrestling family, the Phogats.
It stars Aamir Khan as former Indian wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and Fatima Sana Sheikh and Sanya Malhotra as wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat respectively.
Dangal released on Dec 23, 2016 in India.