Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu and Radhika Apte starrer AndhaDhun is having a blockbuster run in China. The crime thriller, on its second Wednesday in the East Asian country, minted $ 1.28 million. After a 15-day run, its total collection has reached $ 34.20 million which is equivalent to Rs 237.42 crore.With this development, AndhaDhun has defeated the Irrfan Khan-starrer Hindi Medium (over Rs 223 crore) to emerge the fourth highest grossing Indian film of all time in China.
Noted Film critic and business analyst Taran Adarsh, in a tweet posted on Thursday, noted that the film was witnessing “excellent trending on weekdays” and that it will “comfortably” go past the $ 40 million-mark over its third weekend. He also summed up the film’s business. He wrote, “#AndhaDhun continues its Blockbuster run in #China... Excellent trending on weekdays... Will comfortably cross $ 40 mn in Weekend 3... [Week 2] Mon $ 1.47 mn, Tue $ 1.38 mn, Wed $ 1.28 mn. Total: $ 34.20 mn [₹ 237.42 cr].”
With this collection, film now behind only Dangal (2016), Secret Superstar (2017) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015).
Sriram Raghavan directorial AndhaDhun narrates the story of a piano player who gets embroiled in the murder of a yesteryear actor. In China, it has been released with the title ‘Piano Player.’ In India AndhaDhun had turned out to be a surprise hit. At the Indian box-office, the film went on to fetch around Rs 75 crore to be termed a super hit.