Director Gautham Menon's latest venture Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu
has got very good opening in America. The Telugu film has done even
better collection than its Tamil version Neethaane En
Ponvasantham. That's not all. It has even slowed down the
collection of Hindi movies Talaash and Khiladi
786, which had done fantastic business at the USA Box
Office in the last week.
Talaash was released in a large number of screens in
the country on November 29 and has done very good business there.
The Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee starrer was still
running in 113 screens in its third weekend. The movie has
collected $1,68,828, taking its 18-day total to $27,06,375 (Rs
14.80 crores) at the USA Box Office.
Khiladi 786, which was released in large number of
screens in the country on December 7, has seen a big drop in its
collection in its second weekend. The film, which is being shown in
115 screens, in the third week, has collected $61,563 at the USA
Box Office, talking its 11-day total to $3,52,684 (Rs 1.93
Whereas Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu starring Nani and
leads, was released in just 43 screens in the country on December
14 and has done record breaking business at the USA Box Office in
its first weekend. The film has collected $1,80,510 (Rs 98.74
lakhs) in three days. With this, the Telugu movie has topped the
collection chart at the USA Box Office.
However, its Tamil version Neethaane En Ponvasantham
has also done good business at the USA Box Office in its first
weekend, but when compared to Nani-Samantha starrer, its collection
is very less. The movie, which was released in 35 screens in the
country on December 14, has collected $92,102 (Rs 50.38 lakhs) at
the USA Box Office in three days.