Zee Studios International’s Hindi Medium is off to a great start in China. Opened in almost 8,000 screens, the film collected a whopping 39.3 million RMB till now and is expected to collect INR 42 Crores (40.9 million RMB) by the end of today.
The film, dubbed in the language, released in China on 4th of April.
Directed by Saket Chaudhary, apart from Irrfan Khan, stars Amrita Singh, Deepak Dobriyal, and Saba Qamar. Hindi Medium criticises the commercialization of the education system in India and was made on a budget of INR 23 Crore. It made nearly INR 70 Crore in India.
China is a growing theatrical market whose taste is changing and evolving rapidly. We are very similar to them in ways more than one, so relating to our traditions and films is not challenging for the market. Moreover, the strong performances and interesting storyline in the film only add to the interest. Zee Studios International, as a company, aim to spread great content across the globe and the positive reaction from markets is only a reinforcement to our belief that we are on the right track”, says Vibha Chopra, Head – Zee Studios International (Film Marketing, Distribution, and Acquisition)