Mahanati– a biopic on legendary southern female actress Savitri, directed by Nag Ashwin was released on 9th May. According to the film’s overseas distributor Nirvana Cinemas, the Nag Ashwin directed film has taken a terrific start at the box office. Mahanati starring Keerthy Suresh, Samantha Akkineni, Dulquer Salmaan and Vijay Deverakonda in the lead roles. According to the latest update, Mahanati has collected $629,362 at USA box office till Thursday.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh shared the collection figure of Mahanati on his twitter. He tweeted. “Midweek, non-holiday release… Yet, Telugu film #Mahanati takes a STRONG START in USA… Riding on glowing reviews + strong word of mouth…
Tue previews $ 297,997 / 139 locations
Wed $ 192,214 / 142 locations
Thu $ 139,151 / 140 locations
Total: $ 629,362 [₹ 4.24 cr] @Rentrak.”
According to traders report, Mahanati has cearned $130k till 8PM(EST) on Friday. PaniPuri tweeted, ”Indian Movies USA Gross on Friday(5/11/18) till 8PM(EST)
#KeerthySuresh #SamanthaAkkineni #DulquerSalman #AkashPuri #nehashetty #VijayDeverakonda #AliaBhatt
Mahanati is a period drama, set in the golden era of Telugu cinema. Produced by Vyjayanthi Movies, Mahanati also has many celebrities making cameos as famous personalities. Naga Chaitanya plays his grandfather ANR, Dr Mohan Babu plays SV Ranga Rao, Arjun Reddy fame Shalini Pandey plays the role of Savitri’s childhood friend Susheela.