Director SS Rajamouli's latest Telugu movie Eega has finally become the highest grosser Telugu movie at the USA Box Office. The graphical action thriller has crossed Rs 1 million dollar mark in the country in the third weekend. With this, the film has surpassed the collection record of Pawan Kalyan's Gabbar Singh and Mahesh Babu's Dookudu in very short span of time.
The Sudeep-Samantha starrer movie had received a superb response at all the screens in America with its collection reaching Rs 3.64 crores in the four day extended first weekend. The movie was expected to fetch even better figures in the country. But the movie was released on limited number of screens due to unavailability of cinema halls.
The makers of the movie Eega have increased the number of shows and also released it on 20 more screens in the country in the second week. So the film added another Rs 1.35 crore to its total collection Rs 4.99 crore nett at the USA Box Office in the second weekend. It surpassed the Rs 5 crore mark in the second week.
But the producers of Eega added the English sub-titles in the third week of its release following the huge demand from the local English audience in America. The movie saw a big jump in its business with its collection crossing Rs 1 million dollar mark in the country on Saturday (July 21). It also did good business on Sunday.
However, so far, last year's release Dookudu and recent release Gabbar Singh were among the top grossers Telugu movies, which have crossed Rs 1 million dollar mark at the USA Box Office. But Eega has beaten their record by surpassing the mark in a very short span of time. It has become the highest grosser Telugu movie in America.