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Attarintiki Daredi Next Big Opener After Chennai Express, YJHD

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Updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 14:54 [IST]

Telugu movie Attarintiki Daredi (AD) starring Pawan Kalyan, Samantha and Pranitha in leads, has debuted with an earth-shattering response in America. With its phenomenal collection, the Trivikram Srinivas-darected movie has created history at the USA Box Office in the first weekend. The romantic-action drama has become the next Indian biggest opener in the country after Bollywood movies like Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express and Ranbir Kapoor's Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (YJHD).

Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#AttarintikiDaredi collects $ 1,522,734 [? 9.53 cr]. Note: Reported screens only. Incl non-Rentrack screens total: $ 1,742,734 [? 10.91 cr]." He added, "Attarintiki Daredi has created history in the US, smashing all previous records and setting new ones. (It) features in top 15 grossers this weekend. It collects Rs.9.53 in its opening weekend."

Taran Adarsh further wrote, "What most Hindi films don't collect in entire lifetime from overseas, Attarintiki Daredi has collected in three days flat from US alone. The glorious (business) in US will prove to be an eye-opener for not just Telugu film industry, but for Hindi industry too." He added, "Top 3 openers in USA in 2013 [opng wknd]: #ChennaiExpress $ 2.22 million, #YJHD $ 1.56 million, #AttarintikiDaredi $ 1.52 mn/$ 1.74 million."

Attarintiki Daredi, which collected approximately Rs 30 crore in its opening weekend, is fast racing towards the Rs 50 crore-mark. We bring you the details of all-time highest grosser Telugu movies at the USA Box Office. Continue to see them in the slideshow.

Attarintiki Daredi Top USA Chart

So far no Telugu movie has collected Rs 10 crores at the USA Box Office in its life time, but Attarintiki Daredi has done it in just four days. The movie has crossed Rs 10 crore mark in America and topped the list of all-time highest grosser Telugu movies in USA.

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu

Mahesh Babu and Venkatesh's Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, which released in 69 screens in America on January 10, 2013, had collected Rs 6.87 crores ($ 12,62,100) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The movie is in the second place with its life-time collection Rs 8.90 crores ($1,639,200).

Dookudu

Mahesh Babu's Blockbuster movie Dookudu, which released in America on September 23, 2011, has collected Rs 8.60 crores ($1,576,132) at the USA Box Office in its life time. The movie has landed in the third place.

Baadshah

Baadshah released in 108 screens in America on April 4, 2013 and had collected Rs 5.70 crores ($ 10,45,192) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Junior NTR and Kajal Aggarwal starrer has graced fourth place with its life-time collection Rs 7.02 crores ($ 12,81,249) in six weeks.

Eega

SS Rajamouli's Eega released in 31 screens in America on July 5, 2012 and had collected Rs 3 crores ($ 5,38,996) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Nani, Sudeep and Samantha starrer has graced fifth place with its life-time collection Rs 6.04 crores ($ 10,87,962) in seven weeks.

Gabbar Singh

Gabbar Singh released in 43 screens in America on May 11, 2012 and had collected Rs 4.13 crores ($ 7,65,373) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan starrer has graced sixth place with its life-time collection Rs 5.67 crores ($ 10,19,384) in four weeks.

Julayi

Julayi released in 46 screens in America on August 9, 2012 and had collected Rs 3.15 crores ($ 5,69,436) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan starrer has graced seventh place with its life-time collection Rs 4.61 crores ($ 8,30,624) in five weeks.

Business Man

Business Man, which released in America on January 12, 2012 and has collected Rs 3.82 crores ($701,321) at the USA Box Office in its in its life time. The Mahesh Babu starrer has graced eighth place.

Mirchi

Mirchi released in 82 screens in America on 8 February, 2013 and had collected Rs 2.54 crores ($ 4,71,941) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan starrer has graced ninth place with its life-time collection Rs 3.48 crores ($ 640,452) in five weeks.

Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu

Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu released in 80 screens in America on August 9, 2012 and had collected Rs 2.88 crores ($ 5,38,188) at the USA Box Office in its opening weekend. The Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Hassan starrer has graced tenth place with its life-time collection Rs 3.37 crores ($ 6,12,900) in five weeks.

Magadheera

Magadheera released in America on July 30, 2009 and has collected Rs 2.75 cr ores ($504,243) at the USA Box Office in its in its life time. The Ram Charan Teja starrer has graced eleventh place.

Story first published:  Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 13:37 [IST]
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