Actor-turned-producer Nani’s fanbase and the huge hype generated by its promos helped his production venture Awe starring Kajal Aggarwal, Nithya Menen, Regina Cassandra, Eesha Rebba, Srinivas Avasarala, Devadarshini, Murli Sharma and Priyadarshi in lead roles, directed Prasanth Varma, to garner a fantastic response in North America. The strong word of mouth boosted its collection. The movie has crossed half million dollars mark at the USA box office.
Day3-$52,792(93Locs) till 4:30PM EST
On the other side, the trade analyst Jeevi took to Twitter to confirm this news, as he tweeted, “#Awe crosses half a million dollars mark in afternoon of Sunday. Expect much more as it’s a long weekend in USA. A big win for such an experimental Telugu film.”
On the other hand, Tholi Prema starring Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna, which was released on 8th February, made a superb collection at the US box office in the first week. But experts from the film industry were keeping their fingers on its collection in its second weekend. However, the romantic entertainer has kept the cash registers ringing at the ticket counters. Tholi Prema crossed $900k and racing towards a Million Dollar Mark in the USA. On Sunday the Gross was $11,358 from 60 Locations till 2 PM EST and Total Gross-$902,850.