Aamir Khan’s Film 3 Idiots Breaks Bollywood Records


Bollywood film 3 Idiots has broken box office records in India and globally, taking more than £43m worldwide since its 24 December release.

It has broken records for Indian films in the US, Australia, South Africa, Pakistan, Fiji and Kenya.

Cinemas in Indian have added extra showings of the film.

Leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, 44, who stars as a student who mysteriously disappears, said he was “so happy” with the film’s success.

Producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra said: “I am thrilled and humbled that so many people all over the world have loved this film.”

The film, which was released at the end of a year of disappointing ticket sales for Bollywood, has been watched by more than 60 million people.