satakarni: biggest opener for balayya & krish
Nandamuri Balakrishna’s 100th movie ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’ has got record openings at US Box office in premier and turned out biggest opener for Balayya and Krish. The US distribution rights was grabbed by 9 PM Entertainments for the whooping price of Rs 4 Cr. The distributor made grand arrangement for the release of this historic drama to cash the craze of Balayya mania. The movie has collected $367K from 117 locations and has entered into top 10 highest grosser in Telugu movies at US box office.US distributor tweeted, “#GautamiPutraSatakarni #USA premiers collects #367k from 117 locations. #top8 highest opening at #US @DirKrish @shriya1109,[sic]”Earlier Balayya’s Dictator collected over $45,000 at the US box office and it was the biggest opener for the actor in country whereas Krish’s previous directorial venture collected $53,057 at the US box office in its premiere shows. Finally GPSK has become the biggest opener for both the director and actor.
The top 10 biggest openers in the US:
Baahubali : $1,364,416Khaidi No 150 : $1,364,416Sardaar Gabbar Singh : $616,054Janatha Garage : $584,255Brahmotsavam : $560,274Srimanthudu : $535,984Aagadu : $523,613Gautamiputra Satakarani : $367,000Nannaku Prematho : $355,321S/O Sathyamurthy : $347,000