Telugu films released during Sankranthi festival are dominating the US market downright. They have indeed eclipsed all Hindi films this week, including recent films and new ones. Tamil hero Vijay’s Bairavaa has also witnessed Telugu films domination.
Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Gautami Putra Satakarni is going from strength to strength in USA. The Krish directed film has already crossed 1 million mark is heading towards 1.5 million mark. With $231K gross on Sunday, GPSK weekend total reached $1,227,297 (Rs 8.36 Cr). This is first million dollar film for Balakrishna as well as Krish.
Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 has crossed 2 million mark by Sunday. Directed by VV Vinayak, the mass entertainer film minted $169K on Sunday, taking grand total to $ 2.09 million (Rs 14.25 Cr).
Sharwanand and Anupama Parameswaran starrer family entertainer Satamanam Bhavati is giving shocks even to trade pundits. The film directed by Satish Vegeshna is doing remarkable business in overseas. SB collected $127K gross on Sunday, taking 3 days total to $404 K (Rs 2.75 Cr).
Interestingly, Vijay’s Bairavaa released for the festival is underperforming in the USA. The film raked just $ 38K on Sunday, proves Telugu films domination.