Ram Charan Teja’s Dhruva movie has turned out to be his biggest hit at the US box office. The Telugu movie has become the first movie of Charan to reach $1-million mark in North America.
Early trade estimates suggest that Dhruva has reached $1-million mark on Monday, 12 December. The Telugu flick was released in 202 screens in the US and opened to good response. Dhruva had raked in $223,314 from premieres on Thursday. The positive reviews ensured that the movie improved its business in the next few days.
It raked in $244,538 on Friday, $342,652 on Saturday and $146,138 to take its total tally to $957,337 by the end of its first weekend. Now, it has added over $50,000 on Monday, thereby becoming the first Ram Charan movie to reach the mark.
In a statement, Ram Charan thanked the audience for making Dhruva a big commercial success. “Having a great time touring in the USA with my Dhruva team. Meeting the audience here was a long overdue and I am happy to be able to finally do it,” he said.
“Will be back home to celebrate the success with the rest of you. Thank you for the great things being said about Dhruva,” the actor added.
According to the source, the film had good box office report at domestic. The estimated Dhruva box office collection at the end of the first week is close to Rs 40 crore. So, the film earned approximately Rs 47.49 crore worldwide.
Along with Dhruva collection, another 7 movies clocked 1 million dollar mark in 2016.
- A..Aa.. – US$2.45 million
- Nannaku Prematho – US$2.02 million
- Janatha Garage – US$1.80 million
- Oopiri – US$1.57 million
- Pelli Choopulu – US$1.22 million
- Brahmotsavam – US$1.16 million
- Sardaar Gabbar Singh – US$1.07 million