Thadaka starring Naga Chaitanya and Sukumarudu starring Aadi and Nisha Aggarwal were released worldwide on 10th May. Thadaka, directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani, is an action comedy with some family drama. The movie, an adaptation of Linguswamy's Tamil movie Vettai, received good reviews from the viewers. Sukumarudu, directed by Ashok, is also a romantic comedy with family drama.
The movies received mixed reviews around the world. Thadaka which released in 35 screens across USA collected $60,975 (Rs 33.40 lacs) in the opening weekend. Sukumarudu, on the other hand, was releases in 17 screens and made $1,638 (Rs 89,735) over the weekend. With two big releases in Hindi, Go Goa Gone and Shootout At Wadala doing good, the collection in the Tollywood section was found soaring.
The previous Telugu movie released Baadshah, starring Jr NTR, collected Rs 6.03 crores at the Box Office in 110 screens across the USA. However, the record set by the movie Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu still stand unbeaten with BO collection of Rs 6.87 crores ($12,62,100) in 69 screens in just 4 days. We will have to wait for the next releases to see if this record will be broken in the near future.