Telugu movie Mirchi starring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Richa
Gangopadhyay in leads, has received an earth-shattering opening
at the international Box Office. The Koratala Siva directed film
has topped USA collection chart, pushing down big Hindi releases
like Special 26 and ABCD - Any Body Can Dance
second and third places. Its first weekend collection is very close
to the lifetime business of super-hit flick Naayak.
Mirchi has received an overwhelming response in
America, where it got released in record number of screens - 82.
The Telugu film has collected Rs 2.54 crores ($4,71,941) at the USA
Box Office in its first weekend. It has almost beaten the lifetime
collection record of Ram Charan Teja starrer Naayak, which
has raked in Rs 2.66 crores ($4,94,140) in this country. Whereas
Hindi movies Special 26 and ABCD have collected
Rs 2.49 crores ($4,62,262 from 85 screens) and Rs 51.29 lakhs
($95,236 from 25 screens, respectively.
Meanwhile, Mirchi has sent down the business of old
releases at USA Box Office. Vishwaroopam (Telugu) has
collected $16,047 from 15 screens in its third weekend, taking its
total to Rs 1.03 crores ($1,90,441). Ongole Gitta has
added $608 from 5 screens in its second weekend to its total Rs
14.97 lakhs ($27,800). In its fifth weekend, Seethamma Vakitlo
Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC) has added $520 to its total
Rs 8.81 crores ($16,35,300), while Naayak added $168 to
its total Rs 2.66 crores ($4,94,140).
Mirchi had also released in 4 screens in the UK, where
it has received decent response and landed in the fourth place,
while Special 26 topped business chart there. The
Prabhas-Anushka-Richa starrer has collected Rs 3.03 lakhs (£3,591)
at the UK Box Office in its first weekend. Overall, the film has
raked in Rs 2.57 crores nett at the overseas Box Office in the