Nani's "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" (Bale Bale Magadivoy/BBM) is enjoying its dream run at the US box office even in its third week, and has beaten the lifetime record of Allu Arjun's "S/o Satyamurthy".
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi", which released in 113 screens in the US on 4 September, received overwhelming response and collected $9,61,012 [Rs 6.39 crore] at the US box office in its first week. In its second weekend, the movie surpassed the mark of $1 million and also smashed the lifetime business record of Junior NTR's "Temper".
The Nani and Lavanya Tripathi starrer collected $1,231,105 at the US box office in 10 days and the movie needed $23,594 to beat the record of "S/O Satyamurthy", which is the third highest grosser Telugu movie of 2015 in the country. During the weekdays, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" raked in $33,597 at the US box office, taking its 14-day total collection to $1,264,702.
The Maruthi Dasari-directed comedy flick is doing steady business in its third week too. "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has collected $68,260 at the US box office on its third Friday and Saturday together. Its 16-day total collection in the US stands at $1,332,962 [Rs 8.78 crore].
On Saturday, India's leading film trade analyst Taran Adarsh stated: "Telugu film #BhaleBhaleMagadivoi crosses $ 1.3 mn in USA. Week 3: Fri $ 23,649, Sat $ 44,611. Total: $ 1,332,962 [₹ 8.78 cr]. @RentrakIndia"
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has shattered the lifetime business record of blockbuster Telugu movies like "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" [SVSC], "S/o Satyamurthy", "Baadshah" and "Race Gurram" in the country. The movie has landed in the fifth place in the top 10 all-time highest grosser Telugu movies at the US box office.
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" is expected to beat the record of Mahesh Babu's "Aagadu" by the end of its third week and land in the fourth place. Here is the list of top 10 all time highest grosser Telugu movies at the US box office.
|6||Bhale Bhale Magadivoi||113||$1,332,962|
|7||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu||69||$1,262,100|
|8||Son of Satyamurthy||126||$1,254,699|