Shailaja Reddy Alludu starring Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Anu Ennamuel has turned out winner at the box office. According to the traders report, Shailaja Reddy Alludu has beaten Samantha Akkineni starrer U Turn and Seema Raja at the US box office in the premiers shows. The distributors have released Shailaja Reddy Alludu, U Turn and Seema Raja 172, 104 and 100 screens, respectively, in the US on 13th September. All the movies were premiered in equal number screens on Wednesday, a day before they hit the marquee.
The trade analyst Jeevi shared the collection figures of Shailaja Reddy Alludu, U Turn, Seema Raja and Care of Kancherapalem on his Twitter. He wrote:
Telugu films gross in USA on 12 Sep (some more to be added):
#sailajareddyalludu – $107,461 (151 loc)
#UTurn – $10,358 (60 loc)
#Seemaraja Tamil – $5,761 (33 loc)
#careofkancherapalem – $4,184
Total – $226,555
Samantha Akkineni starrer U Turn, directed by Pawan Kumar, has opened to an average response which minted $10,358 from 60 locations, but Tamil movie Seema Raja, in which Samantha is playing the love interest of Sivakarthikeyan has got poor opening and collected $5,761 from 33 locations at the US box office. The numbers of both the movies are likely to go up by the end of the days.
Shailaja Reddy Alludu has turned out highest premiere grosser in the filmy career of Naga Chaitanya and it has also crushed the collection records of Manam and Premam. On the other side, Shailaja Reddy Alludu has also become 2nd highest grosses of Maruthi Dasari after Babu Bangaram and Mahanubhavudu.
Jeevi again tweeted, “#SailajaReddyAlludu collects highest premiere gross in the career of @chay_akkineni in USA.
#sailajareddyalludu – $107,461
#Manam – $95,473
#Premam – $74,219
For Maruthi, it’s 2nd highest
#BabuBangaram – $177,005
#Mahanubhavudu – $85,581
Finally Naga Chaitanya has beaten Samantha starrer U Turn and Seema Raja, and won box office race.