China is the most populated country on the planet which also means that its a largely untapped market for numerous film industries. A number of Hollywood and Bollywood films are also finding their way to the Chinese theatres. Earlier, the Chinese government would allow only a limited number of films per year which would mean that the Chinese audience would often miss out on some of the biggest blockbusters.
China opened its doors to Indian films a couple of years back and Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots became a huge rage at the Chinese box-office. Since then, Mr. Perfectionist has become the highest grossing Indian actor in China and a lot of other Bollywood films will also see their release to the Chinese theaters very soon. Films like Dangal, Secret Superstar, Dhoom 3, Happy New Year have been roaring successes in China and here are top 5 Bollywood films with highest opening day collections in China:
Dhoom 3: Aamir Khan led Dhoom 3 also featured Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra in prominent roles. The film earned 2.4 Crores on its opening day in China.
PK: The Rajkumar Hirani directorial became a big hit in the land of the dragon and earned 6.3 Crores on its opening day.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan: The Salman Khan starrer was released in China a few days back with an amusing title and the film earned 14.3 Crores on its first day at the Chinese box-office.
Dangal: The Aamir Khan starrer biopic was a monster hit and collected a major share of its worldwide collections from China. It earned 16 Crores on its first day.
Secret Superstar: The Zaira Wasim led musical drama scored the highest ever opening day for a Bollywood film in China. It earned 40 Crores on its first day.