September 27, 2016 7:09:36 pm
After a good start at the box office both domestic and overseas, Majnu starring Nani in the lead role has shown a decline in its theatrical collection in the US.
According to updates provided by film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film, which opened to a steady growth, on Sunday recorded a dip in its collection.
“Telugu film #Majnu – USA – Week 1: Thu previews $ 58,369, Fri $ 111,441, Sat $ 148,550, Sun $ 71,953. Total: $ 390,313 [₹ 2.60 cr]. @Rentrak,” tweeted Taran.
The latest romantic drama, meanwhile, has failed to surpass the previous records set by films starring Nani at the US box office.
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Nani’s previous releases, Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha had collected $464,239, Gentleman $537,490 and Bhale Bhale Magadivoy had earned $718,378 in the US during their opening weekend.
The film also did well in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. According to reports, it has raked in over Rs 6 crore in Telugu regions alone in the first three days of its release. Its worldwide collection in its opening weekend is over Rs 8 crore.
Majnu is directed by Varinichi Varma, who had previously delivered a blockbuster, Uyyala Jampala. The movie has debutantes Annu Emmanuel and Priya Shri as its female leads.
In its fourth week, Janatha Garage has shown a decline in terms of collection owing to competition from Majnu.
According to box office break up provided by Taran, the film on Friday collected $1,175, on Saturday it earned $ 3,676 and on Sunday $ 1,564 taking its total collection at the US box office to $ 1,798,461([₹ 11.99 cr).
Janatha Garage, with the all-star cast led by Jr NTR, has emerged as this year’s highest grosser in Telugu cinema with over Rs 128 crore in its kitty from the worldwide box office collection, said reports.
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