Vijay Devarakonda's Geetha Govindam has continued to keep the cash registers ringing at the US box office with its total collection breaching $2 million mark in the country in 11 days.
Having opened to a fantastic response, Geetha Govindam took the US box office by a storm and collected $1,807,912 in the nine-day extended first week. The movie went on to become the highest grossing film for Vijay Devarakonda and beat the records of Arjun Reddy, which collected $1,778,000 in the country in its lifetime. The film also become 13th all-time highest grossing Telugu film in the country.
In its second week, Geetha Govindam is clashing with Neevevaro, Lakshmi, Aatagallu and other new releases. Trade experts predicted that the new movies might take a toll on its collection. As predicted, the movie did witness drop on its second Friday, but its business was much bigger than the new releases.
Geetha Govindam collected $63,082 at the US box office on its 10th day, taking its total to $1,870,994. Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted, "USA daily grosses of Telugu films on Friday (24 August): #GeethaGovindham - $63,082 (126 loc) - total: $1,870,994 #Neevevaro - $16,154 (76 loc) - total: $30,151 #Lakshmi - $1,773 (26 loc) - total: $1,773 #Aatagallu - $781 (16 loc) - total: $2,030 [sic]"
The Vjiay Devarakonda and Rashmika Mandanna starrer needed to collect $129,006 to surpass $2 million mark. Geetha Govindam showed decent growth and collected $151,967 at the US box office on its second Saturday. It 11-day total collection stands at $2,023,173
Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted, "#GeethaGovindam collects $151,967 on 2nd Saturday and joins $2 Million club in USA! Total gross so far is $2,023,173. Only 11 straight Telugu films are part of this elite club. #GeethaGovindam is 5th Telugu film to join $2M club this year! Outstanding!
Geetha Govindam has become the 5th film to achieve this feat in 2018 and 12th film in all-time highest Tollywood movies. Here is the list of top 20 highest-grossing Telugu movies of all time in the US. The numbers are based on different sources and they may vary from the actual numbers released by its distributors or makers. All the figures are in dollar and million.
|1||Baahubali 2||28 April 2017||21.00|
|2||Baahubali||10 July 2015||8.46|
|3||Rangasthalam||30 March 2018||3.513|
|4||Bharat Ane Nenu||20 April 2018||3.416|
|5||Srimanthudu||7 August 2015||2.891|
|6||Mahanati||9 May 2018||2.544|
|7||A...Aa||2 June 2016||2.449|
|8||Khaidi No 150||11 January 2017||2.447|
|9||Fidaa||21 July 2017||2.067|
|10||Agnyaathavaasi||9 January 2018||2.065|
|11||Geetha Govindam||15 August 2018||2.023|
|12||Nannaku Prematho||13 January 2016||2.022|
|13||Attarintiki Daredi||27 September 2013||1.898|
|14||Janatha Garage||1 September 2016||1.800|
|15||Arjun Reddy||25 August 2017||$1,778|