Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Waltair Veerayya is likely to emerge as the biggest-grossing film of his career in USA. After a phenomenal first weekend with over $ 1.7M gross, the film performed exceedingly well on its first Monday taking advantage of the national holiday and grossed $ 177K from 299 locations. The total gross is now $ 1.9 Million and it will hit the magical $ 2M mark on Tuesday.
Waltair Veerayya is now the third biggest grosser in Chiranjeevi’s career after SyeRaa and Khaidi No 150. The film is likely to surpass SyeRaa ( $ 2.6M) and emerge as the career biggest hit for Chiranjeevi there. Despite heavy competition and mediocre reviews, Waltair Veerayya came up trumps at the box office with its sensational run. The film largely benefitted due to Chiranjeevi’s one man show and the entertaining elements.
Balakrishna’s Veera Simha Reddy has fallen flat after taking an impressive start with a terrific $ 708K from premieres. The film failed to surpass $ 100K on any day in the weekend and crashed out on Monday with a disappointing $ 29K. It collected $ 1.03 million till now and is most likely to add anything substantial in its full run. It emerged as the second highest-grossing film in Balakrishna’s career after Gauthamiputra Satakarni.
Thala Ajith’s Thunivu grossed over $ 1M in North America and emerged as a blockbuster. It collected $ 65K on Monday and turned out to be the highest-grossing film in Ajith’s career with a total gross of $ 1.029 M till now.
Thalapathy Vijay’s Varisu has also touched the million-dollar mark by the end of Monday. It collected $ 78K on Monday and took the tally past the $ 1M mark.