Sudeep-Samantha starrer Eega, which was released in the country on Thursday, July 5, opened to a good response in the morning shows on Thursday, but its business went up in the later shows. The movie collected Rs 23.51 lakhs ($ 42,409) on the first day of its release in the country. On the second day, Its collection improved by three times of its first collection. It raked in Rs 86.72 lakhs ($ 156,408) on Friday.
But its business went down by 6% to 7% on Saturday with the film adding Rs 79.99 lakhs ($ 144,260) to its three days total Rs 1.90 crore ($ 343,077). It should be said here that these figures include only reported screens and many screens are yet to report. According to trade experts, its actual figures will be more than Rs 2 crores in the first three days. With this, Eega has shattered all the previous records of Tollywood at the USA Box Office and set its own new record.
On the other hand, Hindi movie BolBachchan, which was released on 32 screens in USA on Friday, also received a very good response. The movie collected Rs 66.89 lakhs ($ 120,643) on the first day of its release at the USA Box Office. This comedy entertainer added another Rs 77.96 ($ 140,600) to its two days total collection Rs 1.44 crore ($ 261,243). Trade analysts says that its total collection could be higher than the reported figures here.