After delivering successful movie Fidaa, Mega Prince Varun Tej made his comeback with another romantic entertainer Tholi Prema, directed by Venky Atluri which opened to a solid start in USA. Tholi Prema has made a fantastic collection at the US box office in premiere shows and has beaten the collection record of Mohan Babu, Manchu Vishnu & Shriya Saran starrer Gayatri on Thursday.
Tholi Prema has collected $148,665 at the US box office in the premieres on Thursday and on the otherside, Gayatri collected $9,473 at the US box office in the premiere show. In this manner Tholi Prema has crushed the collection record of Mohan Babu’s Gayatri.
The Trade expert Idlebrain Jeevi tweeted, “#TholiPrema gets very good openings in USA as it collects $148,665 from 96 locations with per location average of $1,549. #Fidaa has collected $363k with premieres and Friday together. @IAmVarunTej @RaashiKhanna.”
On other hand, last week’s release Chalo starring Naga Shaurya and Rashmika Mandanna has collected $12,920 at the US box office on Thursday. Its seven-day total has reached $600,744. In fact, its seventh day collection is much bigger than that of Mohan Babu’s Gayatri. Jeevi tweeted, “#Chalo collects $12,920 on Thursday in USA from 59 locations. Total gross is $600,744 .”