S S Rajamouli's latest movie, "Baahubali – The Beginning" (Bahubali) continues to rock US box office after one week despite strong competition from some big films, including Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan."
The period drama featuring Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, and Tamannaah in the lead roles failed to make it to Rentrak top 10 chart but its earnings from overseas haven't dropped even after one week run in the theatres.
Top 10 movies at global box office from 17 to19 July according to official Rentrak chart obtained by The Guardian are: "Minions" ($116.4 million), followed by "Ant-Man" ($114.4 million), "Monster Hunt" ($72 million), "Jian Bing Man" ($61 million), "Inside Out" ($32.7 million), "Trainwreck" ($30.2 million), "Terminator Genisys" ($27.6 million), "Jurassic World" ($23.7 million), "Monkey King: Hero Is Back" ($22.5 million), and "Magic Mike XXL" ($10.3 million).
The same website went on to add that "Baahubali" is striding somewhere between Rs 300 and Rs 335 crore ($47.1-52.6m) worldwide", becoming the "most successful Telugu film of all time", fastest Indian film to reach Rs 300 crore mark, and "ninth highest grossing Indian film of all time."
According to Bollywood Hungama, collections of "Baahubali" from overseas since its release on 10 July is about Rs 44.09 crore.
Telugu version of "Baahubali" alone collected $288,245 on Friday and $439,945 on Saturday from USA box office, taking its total earning to Rs 35.96 crore ($5,665,384), according to trade analyst Taran Adarsh. Meanwhile, Bollywood Hungama claimed that Telugu and Tamil versions of the film have collected Rs 40.27 crore from USA after the second weekend.
Made on a budget of Rs 250-crore, "Baahubali" was shot in Telugu and Tamil and dubbed in Hindi and Malayalam.