Both the Telugu releases for Sankaranti, Sarileru Neekevvaru and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo have opened to fantatsic numbers at USA box office. Both the movies have managed to gain good talk as well. Compared to Sarileru Neekevvaru, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo talk is indicating it to be a clear winner in long run.
However, Sarileru Neekevvaru has decent premieres with $759K. On day 1 it has managed to collect $490K and counting. With a grand total of $1.3 Million, Sarileru Neekevvaru is going super strong.
In the other hand, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo released today is having dream Premieres. It has collected around $700K from Premieres alone so far and still counting. This Sankaranti is turning to be phenomenal for Telugu cinema. After so long, Telugu cinema is seeing such good Business in USA box office. As both the movies combined together as put $2 Million in two days. This will be a big relief for distributors and Exhibitors involved.
Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo overseas rights was sold for $2Million. Sarileru Neekevvaru USA rights has been sold for $2.9 Million. If the momentum continuous, both the movies will emerge as box office winner and might bring good profits to exhibition as well as distributors.