Dulquer Salmaan, Keerthy Suresh, Vijay Deverakonda, Samantha Ruth Prabhu starrer Mahanati is making a splash across box office windows in key international markets like USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand. By evening of Saturday, day 4, the film was inching closer to $1 million mark in US and before the day ended, it has crossed $1 million and going strong in other markets as well. The film, directed by Nag Ashwin and based on the life and times of Savitiri garu, has already secured its position in the top 10 list of all time highest Telugu film grosses in US and was on the 6th position till Day 3. We will soon know if it has stepped up in the rankings.
Talking about the film’s official box office figures, trade expert Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Telugu film #Mahanati is making a SPLASH in key international markets… Crosses million dollar mark in USA [details later in the day]… AUSTRALIA is holding STRONG… UK [considered a ‘slow market’ for most Indian films] is GOOD… NZ is ROCK-STEADY… Data follows…” Giving us an insight into how the film has performed in other markets, he revealed that in UK, it has grossed Rs 25.90 lakhs, in New Zealand Rs 4.65 lakhs and in Australia Rs 64.03 lakhs.
Check out the Mahanati box office collection day 4 update below
Even trade analyst Ramesh Bala had seen this coming. He had earlier tweeted,
Telugu film Mahanati released on May 9 and had a few premieres in the USA on May 8. It released in Tamil as well as Nadigaiyar Thilagam on May 11 and while the official figures of its box office collection are not known, there is great buzz around the movie and most shows for the Tamil version are going house full.