Filmmaker Sekhar Kammula's latest Telugu movie Life is
Beautiful (LIB) featuring Shriya Saran and Amala
Akkineni in leads, has opened to an overwhelming response at the
USA Box Office. The romantic film has beaten the collection of
Allari Naresh's Sudigadu and Akkineni Nagarjuna's
Shirdi Sai in the country in just three days.
Telugu film Sudigadu has collected Rs 1.20 crore nett
($220,761) at the USA Box Office in 32 days. Nagarjuna's devotional
movie Shirdi Sai, which has been directed by K Raghavendra
Rao, has come closer to this mark in 11 days. It has collected Rs
1.12 crore nett ($206,418) at the American collection
New release Life Is Beautiful has surpassed the
collection of both the films in the country in a very short span of
time. The Telugu movie, which hit the screens in the country on
Thursday, collected Rs 2,861,263 ($53,148) on its opening day. Its
collection is much more than that of Blockbuster movie
Eega in the country.
The business of Life Is Beautiful almost doubled up on
Friday and it collected Rs 5,316,430 ($98,842) on the second day.
The movie continued to grow on Saturday with collection reaching Rs
6,886,183 ($127,926). It has collected a total of Rs 1.52 crore
($279,916) at the USA Box Office. It witnessed a big jump on the
fourth day. Trade analysts say that its Sunday numbers are even
bigger than Saturday. Its first weekend total is expected to cross
Rs 2.25 crores nett.