Chhattisgarh is among a few states that have made Dangal
tax-free. The other states include Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Haryana.
The movie, which was released on December 23, is about the life of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his effort in breaking social barriers and encouraging girls to take up wrestling.
The film, which collected Rs 64.60 crore in two days of its screening across the country, is reported to have mopped up Rs 42.35 crore on the third day, crossing the Rs 100 crore milestone within just three days of its release.
With this feat, Dangal
has become the sixth film in the history of Indian cinema to cross Rs 100 crore in the first weekend of its release, and Aamir Khan’s second film after Dhoom 3
, released in 2013, to enter Rs 100 crore club in its first weekend.
also has the second-highest opening day collection of the year after Sultan
, raking in Rs 29.78 crore on the first day.