New Delhi: It's over a month but Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor's ‘2 States' continues to fascinate the international crowd so much that it has become the highest grosser of the year there.
Yes, the Abhishek Varman directorial, after becoming the second flick in India to hit a ton following Salman Khan's ‘Jai Ho', it is now the biggest grosser at overseas this year so far.
“#2States Overseas total: $ 5.8 million [Rs 34.17 cr]. Highest grosser of 2014 so far in Overseas,” tweets trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh.
As far as last week's releases are concerned, the South India flicks namely Rajinikanth ‘Kochadaiiyaan' and Nagarjuna's ‘Akkineni' have ruled the international box office charts eclipsing Bollywood's ‘Heropanti' there.
According to Taran Adarsh, “The South Indian films dominated the international markets this weekend.MANAM, the Telugu biggie that brings the three generations of the Akkineni family together -- Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya -- has embarked on a stupendous start in USA”. The flick raked in Rs 4.96 cr by weekend here.
Kochadaiiyaan, the much-awaited Rajinikanth starrer is doing brilliant particularly in USA and Malaysia.
“HEROPANTI got eclipsed by the MANAM and KOCHADAIIYAAN wave in key markets, but has managed impressive numbers in UAE-GCC”, confirms Adarsh.
However, the flick is doing impressive business in India and within six days of its release it has made Rs 32.79 cr nett.
“#Heropanti Fri 6.63 cr, Sat 6.42 cr, Sun 8.28 cr, Mon 4.26 cr, Tue 3.79 cr, Wed 3.41 cr. Total: Rs 32.79 cr nett. Rock-steady. HIT!”, writes Adarsh.