Hindi Medium has turned out to be a gamechanger for its lead actor Irrfan Khan as it established him one of the commercial actors in the Bollywood. The school drama has now achieved one more milestone at the ticket windows because of its phenomenal business in China. With the global collections of Rs 304.05 crore, Hindi Medium has surpassed the business of Shah Rukh Khan's Raees, which had collected Rs 290 crore during its theatrical run at the box office. Apart from this, Hindi Medium has also surpassed the collections of Dabangg 2 and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
In the upcoming days, the film will surpass the business of Ajay Devgn's Golmaal Again, which had collected around Rs 311 crore globally. Directed by Saket Chaudhary, the film also stars Saba Qamar, Deepak Dobriyal, Amrita Singh and Neha Dhupia in pivotal roles. Talking about film’s success he further said, “Whether it is the success of ‘Hindi Medium’ in China or ‘Raid’ doing such phenomenal business here, it only reinforces our belief that a good story is what connects with the audience. For us, the key decisions have been to pick stories that have a universal appeal. These are the fruits of those decisions and we are overwhelmed.”
Before the release, when Saket was that whether Hindi Medium will be able to do better business than Aamir’s films? He replied, “I think all of us owe Aamir Khan for showing an initiative and vision in taking Hindi cinema to a new and large audience. Without ‘Dangal’, the Chinese audience may not have been familiar with the new Hindi cinema emerging here that blends entertainment with strong social themes.” Anyway, do you think the film will touch the Rs 300 crore mark in China? Share your thoughts in the comments section below...
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