Rajamouli's latest Telugu movie Eega, which got rave reviews
from film critics, has received an overwhelming response at the USA
Box Office. The action graphical thriller has topped the collection
chart in the country by grossing approximately Rs 2 crores nett in
three days. With this, the movie has beaten Ajay Devgn and
Abhishek Bachchan starrer Bollywood film Bol Bachchan
in the country.
Sudeep-Samantha starrer Eega, which was released in the country on
Thursday, July 5, opened to a good response in the morning shows on
Thursday, but its business went up in the later shows. The movie
collected Rs 23.51 lakhs ($ 42,409) on the first day of its release
in the country. On the second day, Its collection improved by three
times of its first collection. It raked in Rs 86.72 lakhs ($
156,408) on Friday.
But its business went down by 6% to 7% on Saturday with the film
adding Rs 79.99 lakhs ($ 144,260) to its three days total Rs 1.90
crore ($ 343,077). It should be said here that these figures
include only reported screens and many screens are yet to report.
According to trade experts, its actual figures will be more than Rs
2 crores in the first three days. With this, Eega has shattered all
the previous records of Tollywood at the USA Box Office and set its
own new record.
On the other hand, Hindi movie BolBachchan, which was released on
32 screens in USA on Friday, also received a very good response.
The movie collected Rs 66.89 lakhs ($ 120,643) on the first day of
its release at the USA Box Office. This comedy entertainer added
another Rs 77.96 ($ 140,600) to its two days total collection Rs
1.44 crore ($ 261,243). Trade analysts says that its total
collection could be higher than the reported figures here.