`Dangal` becomes the 5th highest-grossing non-English film

New Delhi [India], June 14 : Aamir Khan's 'Dangal' has now achieved a new and huge milestone which has only been reached by four other movies in history! The Nitesh Tiwari-directorial has officially surpassed the (Dollar) 300 million mark this week to become only the fifth non-English movie in history to do so.

According to a report from Forbes, global ticket sales for the sports biopic now stand at (Dollar) 301 million, with (Dollar) 179.8 million coming from China and (Dollar) 84.4 million from India.

Only four other non-English movies in history have earned more than (Dollar) 300 million worldwide: China's 'The Mermaid' ( (Dollar) 533 million) and 'Monster Hunt' ( (Dollar) 386 million), France's 'The Intouchables' ( (Dollar) 427 million) and Japan's 'Your Name' ( (Dollar) 354 million).

The flick, a dramatic retelling of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat's life, is the first and only Indian film with an overseas gross exceeding (Dollar) 100 million.

It released to universal critical acclaim in India last Christmas..

Source: ANI