Andhadhun earns an impressive Rs101 crore in 5 days


Director Sriram Raghavan’s Andhadhun (2018) is making good inroads in the Chinese market after a successful run in India.

The film, featuring Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte and Tabu, was released in India’s giant northern neighbour on 3 April and enjoyed a five-day first weekend.

The film made $14.50 million (approximately Rs101 crore at current exchange rates) in this period, according to figures shared by

As per the website, the film has been sold in the Chinese market for a minimum guarantee of $800,000 (about Rs5.56 crore). Hence, the Chinese distributors and the film’s producers are expected to earn a windfall.

Andhadhun has already become the seventh highest grossing Indian film in China. The position was previously held by the Akshay Kumar-starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017), which had made $14.23 million (approximately Rs99 crore) in the country.

The sixth and fifth positions are held by the Aamir Khan-starrer PK (2014) and the Rani Mukerji-starrer Hichki (2018) which made $19.65 million (Rs137 crore) and $19.70 million (Rs137.3 crore), respectively. Andhadhun is expected to easily surpass those two.

Aamir Khan’s Dangal (2016) and Secret Superstar (2017) currently hold the first two positions with mammoth numbers of $193.06 million (Rs1,345.2 crore) and $117.71 million (Rs820.2 crore), respectively.

In India, Andhadhun became a hit with a lifetime business of Rs73.37 crore, a surprise performance for a dark humour film.

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