Allari Naresh's recent release Sudigadu has overtaken Nandamuri Balakrishna's new release Srimannarayana at the USA Box Office in its second weekend. Srimannarayana has failed to draw the viewers to the theatres in the country. The per screen average is even lower than that of old release Julayi.
Trade analysts in Tollywood circle had predicted that Srimannarayana would affect the collection of Sudigadu in America in its opening weekend. But Balakrishna starrer has failed to make it big at the USA Box Office. The movie has collected Rs 9.41 lakhs ($16,938) from 16 screens. With this, it has landed in the second spot in the collection chart of the country.
Whereas, last week's release Sudigadu has continued to rock the Telugu viewers in America. The film has collected $51,210 from 19 screens at the USA Box Office with the per screen average working out to $2,695. The movie has grossed a total of Rs 1.04 crores ($1,87,570) in 11 days in the country.
Meanwhile, Allu Arjun's movie Julayi, which was released on August 8 in the country, is still giving a tough competition to new releases. The film has collected $17,276 from 8 screens at the USA Box Office with its fourth weekend total reaching Rs 4.57 crores ($8,22,541). Its per screen average $2,160 is far better than that of Srimannarayana, which has collected an average of $1,059 per screen.