With the collection of Dasara crossing $1 million mark at the USA box office, Natural star Nani has become the second Telugu actor to register eight of his movies in this club after Mahesh Babu.
Having maintained rocksteady at the ticket counters, Dasara has collected $1,143,772 from 400 locations at the USA box office in two days including its preview shows on Wednesday. Its day-wise breakup is $637,938 in its premiere shows on Wednesday, 267062 on Thursday and $242,995 on Friday.
Telugu film trade expert Jeevi tweeted, “#Dasara USA hourly gross on Friday at 11 pm PST is $242,995 from 400 locations. Another quarter million dollars on a working day is in progress. The total gross so far is $1,143,772. This movie is going to break even ($1.2 Million) on Saturday! Superb! 🔥🇺🇸.”
Superstar Mahesh Babu, who enjoys the highest fan following in the USA, is the only Telugu actor to churn out eight movies, which have surpassed $1 million mark at the USA box office. With Dasara crossing that threshold, Nani has joined the league of actors, created by Prince.
Dasara is all set to cross $2 million mark at the USA box office in the coming days. Jeevi added, “#Dasara is 8th million dollar film for Nani in the USA. Only Mahesh Babu is ahead of Nani in the USA with 11 million dollar films. #Dasara will be the first $2 Million dollar film for Nani! Amazing 🤩”
However, Dasara, which is also doing well in other parts of the globe has collected Rs 15 crore gross at the worldwide box office on Friday, taking its 2-day global total collection to Rs 53 crore gross.