Vikram Kumar's latest directorial venture Manam has turned out
be a big money spinner in America, where it has already set a few
new records. Having done superb business in six days, the late
Akkineni Nageswara Rao,
and Naga Chaitanya starrer has smashed the nine-day-extended first
week collection record of Stylish Star Allu Arjun's hit movie Race
Gurram at the USA Box Office.
Race Gurram had released in 66+ screens in America on
April 10 and opened to fantastic response. The Allu Arjun and
Shruti Hassan starrer had collected Rs 5.93 crores nett ($ 982,155)
at the USA Box Office in the first week. Its breakup is $102,782 on
Thu, $205,823 on Fri, $309,731 on Sat and $225,765 on Sun, $ 39,616
on Mon, $ 36,079 on Tue, $ 25,872 on Wed and $ 36,486 on
Released in 108 screens on May 22, Manam also opened to
an earth-shattering response and did superb collection in the first
weekend. The movie has been doing very good business on the
weekdays too. The film has collected Rs 6.26 crores nett ($
1,063,373) at the USA Box Office in six days. Its breakup is $
95,473 on Thu, $ 213,511 on Fri, $ 260,327 on Sat, $ 274960 on Sun,
$ 166,541 on Mon, $ 35,931 on Tue.
Tollywood is not releasing any big movie in the country this
Friday. The makers of Manam are reportedly planning to
increase the number of screens there. So the movie is likely to
become the highest grossing Telugu film at the USA Box Office.