Rana Daggubati's latest outing Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (KVJ) has opened to a fantastic response at the USA Box Office. The high-octane action thriller has shattered the four days-first weekend collection records of Rebel, Dhenikaina Ready and Damarukam in the country in just two days. Bollywood trade experts say that its collection is far better than many big Hindi release in the country.
Prabhas' Rebel had collected Rs 50 lakhs from 56 screens at the USA Box Office in its first weekend. Manchu Vishnu's Dhenikaina Ready had collected Rs 51.47 lakhs ($95,151) from 26 screen at the USA Box Office in the first weekend. Nagarjuna's recent release Damarukam had collected Rs 60.47 lakhs ($1,08,882) from 20 screens at the USA Box Office in four-day-extended first weekend.
Now, Rana Daggubati's Telugu film Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum has shattered all these four-day collection records in just two days in the country. The Rana and Nayantara starrer has raked Rs 92 lakhs ($169,518) from 30 locations at the USA Box Office in two days. Its breakup is $83,840 on Fri and $85,678 on Sat.
The business of Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum, which has been directed by Krish is far better than many big Bollywood movies of 2012. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "In USA, Telugu film #KrishnamVandeJagadgurum has embarked on a superb opening weekend, which is *better* than several Hindi films. Wow!"
Ilayathalapathy Vijay's recent Tamil release Thuppakki has collected Rs 1.76 crores ($3,20,349) from 36 screens at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. Now, it should be seen whether Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum would beat this collection record in the country.
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