Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan and Samantha Akkineni‘s Mahanati was was one of the most anticipated films of the year and it has performed very well at the box office. Not only in India, but the Telugu movie has raked in the moolah at the overseas market too. In fact, the film is having a magical run at the US box office and has now entered the $2 million club too. Considering that the film has been able to achieve this in just 10 days, that to in a limited screen space is a huge deal. Talking about the film’s achievement, trade analyst and industry tracker – Ramesh Bala revealed on Twitter, “#Mahanati ‘s magnificent run continues in the US. Joins the $2 million club. Congratulations. @KeerthyOfficial @Samanthaprabhu2 @dulQuer @TheDeverakonda.”
Earning $2 million is a massive thing, but that’s not the only thing that Mahanati has achieved! It is also the 11th Telugu film to register this feat in America, but if you look at all the previous releases closely, you will realise that Mahanati is the first women centric Telugu film to achieve this feat. Extraordinary, isn’t it? While revealing to all of us the list of Telugu films that have crossed the $2 million mark, Ramesh Bala tweeted, ” $2 Million+ #Tollywood #USA BO Club: 1. #Baahubali2, 2. #Baahubali, 3. #Rangasthalam, 4. #BharatAneNenu, 5. #Srimanthudu, 6. #AAa, 7. #KhaidiNo150, 8. #Fidaa, 9. #Agnyaathavaasi, 10. #NannakuPrematho, 11. #Mahanati.” The fact that three Telugu releases in 2018 (Rangasthalam, Bharat Ane Nenu and Mahanati) has been able to break into this club is a really interesting trend to look at too! (ALSO READ – Why is Gemini Ganesan’s daughter angry with the makers of Mahanati?)
For those of you who don’t know, Mahanati is the biographical film of Savitri, an actress from the South Indian movie industry, who ruled the hearts of people for two decades during the 50s and 60s. The film has been a hit with the people and it has got fantastic reviews too. This has helped the movie rake in such a huge amount at the box office. Anyway, what do you guys have to say about the film? Share with us your reviews in the comments section below! Also stay tuned to BollywoodLife as we get you all the box office updates about Mahanati right here.