Nani's "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" (Bale Bale Magadivoy/BBM) continues to do well at the US box office in its second week as it crossed the $1 million mark on its eighth day.
Released in 113 cinema halls in the country, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" opened to a good response at the premiere shows on 3 September. A positive word-of-mouth took its business upwards subsequently. The movie collected $718,378 [Rs 4.80 crore] at the US box office in the first weekend.
However, "Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" witnessed around 40% drop in its collection on Monday and its business continued to slip. On the weekdays, the film grossed $242,634 at the US box office, taking its seven-day collection to $961,012 [Rs 6.39 crore] in the country.
The first week break up of the film's US collection stood as - $70,132 in Thursday premiere, $164,459 on Friday, $248,546 on Saturday, $235,241 on Sunday, $150,797 on Monday, $39,487 on Tuesday, $30,808 on Wednesday and $21,541 on Thursday as per the tweets of Bollywood trade analyst Taran Adarsh.
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" does not have a big competitor in its second week. On its second Friday, the movie collected $73,216 at the US box office, taking its eight-day total collection to $1,034,228 [Rs 6.85 crore].
On 12 September, Taran Adarsh tweeted, "Telugu film #BhaleBhaleMagadivoi crosses $ 1 million on 2nd week Friday. The film continues its GLORIOUS run in USA... contd."
"Telugu film #BhaleBhaleMagadivoi - USA - Week 2: Fri $ 73,216. Total: $ 1,034,228 [₹ 6.85 cr]. OUTSTANDING! @RentrakIndia," he added.
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has become the 15th movie to enter the club of Tollywood movies that have crossed the $1 million mark at the US box office.
Here is the list of those Telugu films:
|Rank||Movie||Screens||Collection||No of Days|
|5||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu||69||$12,62,100||3|
|6||Son of Satyamurthy||126||$1,254,699||3|
|7||1: Nenokkadine||105||$1 million||5|
|12||Bhale Bhale Magadivoi||113||$1,034,228||8|
"Bhale Bhale Magadivoi" has beaten the life-time collection record of Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh's Gopala Gopala", which has collected $847,933 at the US box office. The Nani and Lavanya Tripathi-starrer has also become the fifth highest grosser Telugu movie at the US box office in 2015 after "Baahubali", "Srimanthudu", "Son of Satyamurthy" and "Temper".
Here is the list of top 10 highest grosser Telugu movies at the US box office in 2015:
|Rank||Movie||Screens||1 Weekend||Life TimeTotal|
|3||Son Of Satyamurthy||126||$1,111,531||$1,254,699|
|5||Bhale Bhale Magadivoi||113||$626,880||$1,034,228|
|9||I (Telugu dub)||131||$293,411||NA|